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Principal Auditor/Analyst

Requisition ID: R10060783

  • Category IconCategory: Business Management
  • Location IconLocation: Corinne, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems is currently seeking an experienced Principal Auditor / Analyst to join our Audits & Quality Systems group in Utah. 

Role Description and Responsibilities:

The Principal Auditor / Analyst supports both the internal audit team and will be doing technical editing for all Propulsion Systems Principles and Operating Practices. As a Principal Auditor/Analyst, successful candidates will spend 80% of their time evaluating system effectiveness across Northrop Grumman products and processes. They will monitor and assist in root cause and corrective action and perform effectiveness reviews. Cross-training to support other internal audit functions will be encouraged and expected. The remaining 20% of the candidate’s time will include technical editing for all Propulsion Systems Principles and Operating Practices including: topical manuals, work instructions, handbooks, guidelines, and forms. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Facilitate, plan, conduct, and support internal and external ISO 9001/AS9100 compliance and systems audits.

  • Write, review, edit, and maintain Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems Principles and Operating Practices – topical manuals, work instructions, handbooks, guidelines, alert notifications, and forms.

  • Work with document authors, process owners and leaders throughout Propulsion Systems to ensure Propulsion Systems Quality Management System’s Principles and Operating Practices comply with Northrop Grumman corporate, industry, aerospace and defense standards, and customer and government contractual requirements.

  • Lead and support continuous improvements efforts related to Propulsion Systems Principles and Operating Practices.

  • Perform gap analysis to ensure compliance to industry, aerospace, defense standards, and contractual requirements.

  • Has daily interface with team members, leaders, and customers throughout Propulsion Systems.

  • Ensure all documents are prepared in accordance with contractual requirements, department standards, and guidelines.

Level of Contact:

Leaders, managers, supervisors, engineers, and team members throughout Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems, as well as contact with external customers and government representatives. 

Experience Requirements:

  • ISO 9001 and AS9100 certified lead auditor is preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

  • Some technical editing experience preferred

  • Detail-oriented


  • Bachelor’s degree with 6 years of relevant experience or Master’s with 4 years of relevant experience.

  • Experience may be considered in lieu of degree requiring 10 years of relevant experience.

  • Prefer: 4 years manufacturing experience in aerospace, defense, or related industry.

Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $108,600 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.