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Quality Engineering Manager 1

Requisition ID: R10049621

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, Utah, 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: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 6

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.

Supervisory or management responsibilities for projects engaged in research and/or product development in more than one engineering discipline.

Quality Engineering Manager 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clearfield, Utah.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provides daily supervision and direction to Quality Engineering staff. Responsible for providing objective-oriented direction to team members utilizing management guidelines and general policies that fully engage our Quality Management System.
  • Interfaces with program managers, operations, engineering, customer, DCMA, vendor and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met.
  • Determines the resources required for Mission Assurance.
  • Manages a team of quality engineers who are responsible for the following areas:
  • Develops and implements design specific inspection plans, various lean improvement programs, and participates in using statistical quality control statistics, lean manufacturing concepts, and six-sigma tools and analyses and Process FMEAs.
  • Maintains the level of quality and part traceability throughout the product life cycle.
  • Conducts formal and informal reviews at pre-determined points throughout the product development/manufacturing life cycle.
  • Implement and oversee an effective First Article Inspection (FAI) process that conforms to AS9103.
  • Investigates problems and assists in disposition of non-conforming hardware.
  • Assumes responsibility for timely and effective corrective actions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and/or 5+ plus years applicable technical experience in one or more of the following areas: mission/quality assurance, supporting systems engineering, systems integration, data analytics, and other related engineering disciplines. 
  • Solid working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint (ability to create and edit deliverables)
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current DoD Security Clearance
  • Quality/Mission Assurance and/or process knowledge and understanding
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Prior work experience in a fast-paced, variable environment.
  • Quality/Mission Assurance and/or Process experience
  • Good understanding of AS9100, AS9102, AS9103 and NADCAP.
  • Must have the ability to work well and interface with all departments on the program.


Salary Range: $93,800 USD - $140,800 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

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.

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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.