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Program Quality Engineer

Requisition ID: R10055759

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • 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, 25% 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented Program Quality Engineer to join our team in Baltimore,  Maryland.

The Program Quality Engineer:

  • Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product.
  • Collaborates with engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place.
  • Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment.
  • Designs and analyzes inspection and testing processes, mechanisms, and equipment; conducts quality assurance tests; and performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for, products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications.
  • Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction.
  • Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards, and that documentation is compliant with requirements.
  • May specialize in the areas of design, incoming material, production control, product evaluation and reliability, inventory control and/or research and development as they apply to product or process quality.
  • May be certified in lean and six-sigma quality engineering methodologies.
  • Drives quality outcomes for suppliers and operations.

This position may be filled at a level 2 or 3, depending on experience.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related STEM field
  • Relevant experience of 2+ Years with Bachelors in Science; 0+ Years with Masters; 0+ Years with PhD
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance, US citizenship
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal, communication skills and confidence to brief senior management
  • Foundation in Quality and Mission Excellence applications
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams to resolve problems or issues

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related STEM field
  • Relevant experience of 5+ Years with Bachelors in Science; 3+ Years with Masters; 0+ Years with PhD
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance, US citizenship
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal, communication skills and confidence to brief senior management
  • Foundation in Quality and Mission Excellence applications
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams to resolve problems or issues

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Green/Black Belt Certified in Lean Six-sigma
  • Data Analytics and Statistical Analysis methods and techniques.
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Minitab, Tableau, or equivalent tools for statistical analysis.
  • Familiarity with Drive for Excellence (DFX), Zero Defects Program (ZDP) supplier quality and sustainment concepts.
  • Familiarity with Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) techniques
  • IPC-A-610 Certified IPC Specialist (CIS) and/or MIL-STD-883 Certified.
  • Familiarity with IPC-A-600, 620, IPC-J-STD-001, Mil-Perf-38534/35 and Mil-Std-750.
  • SAP familiarity with Quality Notifications, Production Orders and Purchase Orders.
  • Experience with ISO9001 or AS9100 Quality Management System and First Article Inspections (FAI)  AS9102.

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Salary Range: $71,500 USD - $107,300 USD
Salary Range 2: $88,000 USD - $132,000 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.