Northrop Grumman Is Committed to Ensuring Safety in the Workplace

A strong safety culture exists at Northrop Grumman, and it has been a central focus for generations. This commitment to workplace safety is apparent and integral in all we do, whether in the planning process, the designing process or production on the manufacturing floor. Our objective is to protect the safety and health of our employees, visitors and contractors.

In 2018, Northrop Grumman designated safety as one of seven company values:

“We work to protect the health and well-being of our employees and to provide our customers with high quality, reliable and safe products. We are committed to safe operations and are diligent in our safety practices and processes.”

Every employee has a voice in ensuring that they and their coworkers are not exposed to hazards in the workplace.

June is National Safety Month at Northrop Grumman

The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that a worker is injured on the job every seven seconds. These injuries are preventable, and their impact on an employee’s quality of life can have many negative impacts. To recognize the importance of safety in all that we do, Northrop Grumman participated in the National Safety Council’s National Safety Month during the month of June.

Northrop Grumman Employees Share their Thoughts about Safety

Evidence of this commitment to safety is best demonstrated in the words of our employees. Everyone at Northrop Grumman is involved in maintaining safety – including (but not limited to) engineers, facility managers, manufacturing managers, process analysts, and technicians. Here, a few Northrop Grumman employees share what safety means to them.

White male wearing protective goggles standing in manufacturing environment outside.

“Safety is comprised of so much more than simply keeping people safe. When properly executed it brings value to a business, engages employees, promotes teamwork, boosts moral, implements process efficiencies, and reduces risk and overall costs. This is all while making the health and safety of our employees a highest priority.”

Jeff, Engineer

White male wearing protective goggles in a manufacturing environment.

“I work with a great team and because of them we have built together that safety is our number one priority; see something, say something!”

Craig, Technical Team Supervisor

Headshot of white businessman wearing glasses.

“Safety in the workplace means preventing harm to ourselves, protecting our team members and maintaining vigilance in everything we do.”

Adam, Electronics Engineering Manager

Smiling African American woman standing in a manufacturing environment.

“Safety in the workplace means keeping myself and coworkers protected from harm and danger. Being safe is what you do and think. Avoid unsafe acts – if you see something unsafe or someone being unsafe – say something. It is everyone’s responsibility to make safety a part of the organizational culture.”

Kim, General Manufacturing Manager

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“For me, safety means two things: first, that our employees can work in an environment where their well-being has been considered and constantly looked-after, and, second, that we have a well-managed and -designed system that responds immediately to any sort of emergency.”

Phil, Electronics Engineer

Asian American male sitting at desk holding papers in hand.

“Working in a safe environment promotes physical and social benefits for employees and the entire corporation. This leads to higher quality products and services for our customers.”

Fred, Process Assessor

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“Safety is common sense. Follow the correct procedures and get everyone home safely at the end of the day!”

Steve, Facilities Manager

Hispanic male wearing dark glasses in a manufacturing environment

“Safety in the workplace means focus to the job at hand, awareness of surroundings and proper use of personal protective equipment.”

Dave, Senior Process Engineer

White male wearing disposable gloves working on a table top tool in a manufacturing setting.

“As new employees become aware of their work surroundings, it is important to teach them the need for the proper personal protective equipment, whether their work is on or off the aircraft.”

Craig, Aircraft Technician

White male sitting at desk.

“Safety is critical to working smart and going home each day because your family depends on you.”

Christopher, Quality Analyst

Interested in a career in safety? Check out these current openings in safety at Northrop Grumman.