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Quality Analyst

Requisition ID: R10081897

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Madison, AL, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's 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 nation's 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, they're making history.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a talented Quality Analyst to join our team in Huntsville, AL. The selected candidate will perform the following:

Position Overview:

The HMC Quality Analyst team monitors program production and testing activities processes to ensure the mission success of the program and works with the various teams to promote continuous improvements. Our team is exceptionally detail oriented. Each team member has individual program assignments, but we work as a united team to identify and resolve potential issues before timelines are impacted. We feel strongly about treating each other with respect and working with integrity. Do you enjoy executing to established processes/procedures and working in a team environment? Come join our team!

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, analyzes, and reports on quality discrepancies related to assembly, process, mechanical, electrical, and electro-mechanical systems
  • Interface with manufacturing, engineering, customer, and program personnel to ensure requirements are met
  • Investigate problems, establish disposition and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies
  • Recommend corrective actions, dispositions, and modifications to processes
  • Create and disposition NCs and QNs
  • Review/approval production routers
  • Assure compliance in quality protocols in accordance with contractual requirements and NG policies
  • Participate in program audits and weekly meetings
  • Communicate openly and effectively with teammates and customer representatives.
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills in a manufacturing environment
  • Witness testing activities
  • Review/approval production router

    The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels of the organization.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have 7 years of related work experience in lieu of degree. Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related work experience or a Master’s Degree and 1 years of related work experience.
  • Ability to work flexible or extended hours
  • Experience with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Self-starter with demonstrated problem-solving skills who can work with minimal direction.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret DOD Secret Security Clearance
  • Experience in developing, collecting, and analyzing metrics
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Experience with nonconformance and Corrective Action Processes
  • Collaborates with manufacturing, Engineering, and Program functions to ensure quality standards are being met
  • Experience in production floor environment pertaining to quality protocols
  • Ability to interpret electrical/mechanical drawings
  • Must be able to work on-site in Madison, Alabama

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a liaison to engineering, production, and program personnel
  • Proficiency in writing and following detailed procedures
  • Experience in an ISO 9001/AS9100 Quality Management System Environment
  • Demonstrate ability to work with minimal oversight and in a multi-discipline team environment
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills in a manufacturing environment implementing solutions to complicated technical issues
  • Experience in production floor environment pertaining to quality
  • Experience in SAP and MES systems
  • Experience in Defense Industry pertaining to manufacturing activities

Salary Range: $61,900 USD - $92,900 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.