Supplier Quality Engineer 3

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Quality Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Baltimore, MD.

Realize the rewards of conquering a new challenge. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Mission Assurance organization. As part of MA, you will be a member of the team responsible to support the Navigation and Maritime System Division and Land & Avionics C4ISR Division Supplier Quality group for products and services procured by the Mission Systems Sector.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Promote culture of quality
  • Establish interfaces and regular communication rhythm with supporting organizations
  • Focus on engagement & inclusion across all functions
  • Work with program office to ensure clear Supplier Quality scope of work definition and cost control accountability
  • Guide/Support supplier selection
  • Partner with Engineering, Global Supply Chain, and the Program office to drive strategic supplier selection early in program lifecycle
  • Drive supplier quality risk assessments to ensure effective sourcing strategies with capable suppliers
  • Drive Supplier Risk Management
  • Develop supplier risk management approach to fit program risk profile
  • Drive supplier performance on through support of the Supplier Quality Metrics
  • Monitor implementation and effectiveness of supplier quality risk mitigation plans/activities
  • Monitor, report, and respond to supplier quality performance
  • Develop and implement supplier quality reviews for assigned programs
  • Drive supplier defect escape reductions through structured root cause and corrective action process
  • Support the development of the Supplier Quality Management Model for critical and poor performing suppliers
  • Lead supplier quality issue resolution activities
  • Manage supplier compliance activities
  • Actively review supplier audit plan and execution, and provide inputs as required to ensure adequate coverage
  • Ensure Non-conformance Alerts and other regulatory concerns are being addressed in timely fashion
  • Support key Supplier Quality processes tools for the program

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM/related technical field and 5+ years of experience working as a Quality Engineer, OR a Master's Degree in STEM/related technical field with 3+ years of experience working as a Quality Engineer, OR a PhD in STEM/related technical field discipline and 0+ years of experience working as a Quality Engineer.
  • Experience developing, collecting, and analyzing metrics.
  • This position will require occasional in state and out of state travel.
  • Ability to obtain a secret security clearance (U.S. Citizenship required).

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering discipline
  • Optical/RF/Electrical background
  • SAP Business System experience
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt Certification
  • Experience with capacity analysis tools
  • Experience with measurement analysis methods.
  • Experience in drawing interpretation to ANSI Y14.5.
  • Experience working in the aerospace environment
  • Possess current DoD Secret Clearance

    Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}

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