Supplier Quality Engineer 3- Rolling Meadows, IL

Northrop Grumman is seeking two experienced Supplier Quality Engineer 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Rolling Meadows, IL.

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

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Supplier Quality Engineer will spend considerable efforts in developing program assessments to determine supplier quality risk, as well as effective and affordable risk mitigation approaches.

The SQE will also be responsible for planning and implementing Quality Assurance actions for Electrical/Mechanical, PWB/CCA, RF/Microwave, Cable and Connector suppliers as well as developing, collecting, analyzing and presenting supplier metrics to support the division Supplier Quality, Mission Assurance and Global Supply Chain teams.

Other activities may include (but not limited to) Production Readiness Reviews, quarterly division and sector supplier reviews, Supplier Quality support quoting and cost tracking, evaluation of supplier capacity, collaboration with programs and suppliers on Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA), and engaging with program capture teams to shape sourcing strategies based on supplier quality risk factors.


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.

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