Principal Quality Control and Safety Site Lead-19017180

Location: San Diego
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.
No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike.  For us, its about more than just performing.  It means realizing the values that define us:  responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide.  These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.
The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.  Come be a part of our mission!
The LCS (Littoral Combat Ship) Class Mission Module program team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Quality Control and Safety Site Lead who will be responsible for compliance with U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman quality assurance and safety programs, policies, processes, procedures located at the Mission Module Readiness Center (MMRC) at Naval Base San Diego (MMRC-SD) in San Diego, CA.
What Youll get to Do:
As the QC/Safety lead, you will insure the quality and safety of maintenance performed on Mission Package Equipment using established standards, specifications and agency guidelines to meet the functional and operational needs of the LCS Class Fleet home-ported out of San Diego California. 
As the NG Quality Control (QC) representative, the candidate will provide expertise and guidance in interpreting policies, regulatory and/or governmental regulations, and agency guidelines to assure compliance.  Candidate will work directly with operating entities to ensure that inspections, process control analyses or audits are conducted on a continuing basis as specified to enforce requirements and meet specifications. The qualified candidate must be able to multi-task in a robust environment to coordinate overall quality and safety of the NG team working within the framework of the Navy, Mission Package Support Facility (MPSF) and NG policies.   May serve as liaison between the company and the various governmental agencies.
As the NG EHS (environmental health & safety) representative, the candidate will be responsible for reinforcing site and/or program safety protocols, maintaining documentation, ensuring compliance with OSHA and NG policies and procedures, monitoring the facility for safety hazards, and responding accordingly. Candidate will support Fall Protection operations such as needed. In the conduct of QC/Safety responsibilities the candidate must be knowledgeable in the U.S. Navys programs that include the following areas:
  • Navy Quality Assurance/Control
  • Navy Quality Assurance Inspector (QAI) Certified
  • Navy Personal Qualification Standards (PQS) QAI
  • Afloat and Ashore Planned Maintenance (PMS) Planning via SKED
  • Afloat and Ashore Corrective Maintenance
  • Navy Training programs
  • Ability to perform and inspect maintenance checks as instructed by the maintenance manager
  • Assist with reports and charts for metrics
  • Ensures Standard Operating procedures supporting QA and Safety processes are adequate and current
  • Augments field teams as required to support maintenance availability periods and deployments
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.



Youll Bring These Qualifications:
  • 5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD; OR 9 Years experience in Navy weapon system maintenance and logistics support will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Willing and able to submit, obtain, and maintain a Secret security clearance (DoD)
  • Working knowledge in the Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM)
  • Working knowledge with Navy Occupational Safety Health (NAVOSH) Afloat 5100.19
  • Working knowledge with NAVOSH Ashore 5100.23
  • Knowledge/use of the Navy's Maintenance Systems such as SKED and MFOM
  • Willing and able to travel to overseas locations (up to 25%)
  • Experience with MS Excel; Basic knowledge of MS Project
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Active Secret security clearance (DoD)

  • Navy Quality Assurance Inspector (QAI) Certified
  • Navy Quality Assurance Officer (QAO) Certified
  • NAVY MFOM experience
  • Work Center Supervisor
  • 3M Coordinator
  • Master Training Specialist (MTS)
  • Ships Safety Officer
  • Knowledgeable in the handling and disposal of hazardous material operations
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.   Your package will include the following:
  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
    • Education Assistance
    • Training and Development
    • Wellness Program
    • Employee Discount Program
    • On-Site Fitness Center (available at some locations)

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.

Job ID: 19017180

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Secret Required
Yes, 25 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position