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Associate Quality Analyst

Requisition ID: R10044565

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • 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: 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.

Title: Associate Quality Analyst  

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is looking for you to join our growing team as an Associate Quality Analyst. The Mission Assurance team monitors mission assurance program specifications and processes to ensure the mission success of the program, and works with the various teams to promote continuous MRB reduction and process improvements are implemented. We assess program performance and risks to contractual requirements and help to determine resources and activities to ensure compliance.

Our team is exceptionally detail oriented. We work on sophisticated projects in the aerospace industry, producing high-quality work. Each team member has individual assignments, but we work as a united team to identify and resolve potential issues before timelines are impacted. Our team pursues inclusivity, diversity, and balance in both workload and work-life. We feel strongly about treating each other with respect and working with integrity.

Do you enjoy solving problems? Come join our team!

This role may be filled as a Quality Analyst or Principal Quality Analyst.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement program quality inspection plans,
  • Work with the Engineering team to ensure that part requirements are correctly described and documented in the production work plans.
  • Participate with corrective action or improvement teams and promote the use of data to assist in the improvement effort.
  • Preparation of first article inspection packages for internal approval or presentation to the final Customer.
  • Processing of MRB nonconformances.
  • Supports the Program, Operations, Engineering and Quality teams with data analytics for improvement processes.
  • Conduct or support internal audits, process observations and area assessments.
  • Interfaces with manufacturing, engineering, customer, vendor, and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met.

Basic Qualifications:

Associate Quality Analyst

  • Active DOD clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree and no years of experience; or a high school diploma and four years of experience in related fields or in composite manufacturing
  • Active DOD Secret Security Clearance last investigated within 5 1/2 years and the ability to obtain special program access
  • Experience conveying technical information (both written and verbal)
  • Experience with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior aircraft manufacturing experience
  • Ability to read and interpret GD&T drawings
  • Knowledge of Root Cause and Corrective Action methods
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement principles
  • Knowledge of data analysis methods and tools.
  • Background in Composites

Work schedule:

  • Opening on Shift A, B & C shifts
  • Must be willing to work any shift

Work schedules can vary, with the following shift options:

Shift A Monday – Thursday 10 hr per shift- 6:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Shift B Monday – Thursday 10 hr shift 3:30pm – 2:00 am

Shift C Friday – Sunday 12 hr shift 6:00 am – 6:30 pm-  

Northrop Grumman provides a full suite of benefits, and we are regularly mentioned as a top company for work life balance.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for the positions.


Salary Range: $53,500 USD - $80,300 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.