At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is currently seeking an experienced Final Assembly Inspector to join our Quality team in our Chandler, Arizona office.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES A SECRET CLEARANCE
Role Description & Responsibilities:
Ideal candidate shall possess related work experience working with launch site integration, test and launch procedures, hazardous materials, mechanical assemblies, machined/formed parts, composite structures and tooling.
The Final Assembly Inspector will:
Perform integration & test, including launch-site inspections of mechanical and electrical processing of launch vehicles.
Provide support for vehicle transport and ground launch operations. This involves the inspection of vehicle sub-assemblies, oversight of launch vehicle processing and hazardous operations.
Provide independent verification that critical operations have been performed and buy-off results of these inspections.
Interfaces with various levels of technical personnel to ensure their understanding of inspection results, including reports of anomalies.
Prepare nonconformance reports and maintain documentation thru resolution and closure process.
Enters, maintains and extracts inspection support disposition data via a computerized database system.
Provides inspection methods guidance to engineering and design personnel.
Helps in the daily housekeeping of the area and equipment to comply with Foreign Object Damage control requirements
Regular overtime past the normal 40-hour week is expected.
Other duties as directed by management.
Candidate must have a minimum of 6years of directly related experience in the inspection of aerospace mechanical, electrical, and propulsion systems including their detail components in an ISO9001 or AS9100 compliant environment.
Experience Requirements Preferred:
Ability to obtain 'For Official Use Only' (FOUO) and security clearance required.
Travel is an essential function of this position and may be on short notice. Travel throughout the year is 25 - 40% of total time, however an inspector may be required to be at launch campaign up to 8 weeks continuously depending on mission/location.
Experience with cabling and box-level components including inspection of these components and electrical measurement devices (DMM) is considered a plus.
Skills & Qualifications:
Must possess the personal skills to interact with all levels of a technical organization.
Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
Must possess demonstrable understanding of mechanical, electrical, and propulsion aerospace engineering drawings and specifications and be able to choose the appropriate physical inspection methods and equipment to determine compliance of items to design requirements.
Must meticulously follow directions. Work experience should be indicative of continuously increasing responsibilities and reliability including potential lead role, is required.