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Supplier Quality Analyst (Level 3)

Requisition ID: R10080706

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, UT, 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: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Supplier Quality Analyst OR Principal Supplier Quality Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clearfield, UT.

Essential Functions:

  • Plans, organizes, directs and reports on all supplier quality-related activities such as raw materials, packaging materials, good manufacturing practices (GMP) service providers, as well as contract manufacturers, and/or contract manufacturing and laboratories to assure fulfillment of contract/purchase order requirements.
  • Translates engineering, manufacturing, and quality requirements.
  • Assures that customer quality-imposed technical requirements are adhered to by supplier and that a quality system is maintained.
  • Conducts programs designed to improve supplier performance, productivity, and process validation.
  • Prepares, maintains and reviews procurement quality assurance procedures to assure compliance with customer and/or government requirements.
  • Reviews and analyzes corrective action reports and purchase orders in an effort to reduce and eliminate defects.
  • Monitors quality control activities and systems at supplier and subcontractor facilities, and maintains feedback loops.
  • May administer a certified supplier program or related programs in receiving inspection.
  • May also audit third party manufacturers, due diligence and vendor selection process.
  • May perform deviation investigations into quality issues.
  • Develop and implement program quality plans, programs, and procedures using statistical quality control statistics, lean manufacturing concepts, and six-sigma tools and analyses.
  • Reviews database design and integration of systems, provides backup recovery and makes recommendations regarding enhancements and/or improvements.
  • Acts as an advisor to senior management and customers.
  • Develops and implements long-term supplier quality strategies and networks that address capability issues, product nonconformance decisions, data analysis, metrics, etc. in support of business growth.
  • Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
  • Represents organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects.
  • Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization.

Basic Qualifications:

Principal Supplier Quality Analyst (Level 3)

  • Bachelor's degree with 6 or more years of engineering, manufacturing, production control, and/or quality; OR a Master’s Degree in with 4 or more years of engineering, manufacturing, or production control, and/or quality OR 10 or more years of relevant engineering, manufacturing, production control and/or quality experience in lieu of degree.
  • Knowledge of GD&T, Engineering Specifications, and manufacturing processing
  • Nonconformance Processing, MRB
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations
  • Experience with implementing and maintains of databases i.e. TipQA, Costpoint, Solumina
  • At least 1 year of demonstrated experience leading project teams
  • Strong expertise using the full suite of Microsoft Office Tools
  • Experience with AS9102 First Article Inspections.

What We Offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!


Salary Range: $79,700 USD - $119,500 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.