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Quality Analyst

Requisition ID: R10045409

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Elkridge, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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.

Develop and implement program quality plans, programs, and procedures using statistical quality control statistics, lean manufacturing concepts, and six-sigma tools and analyses. Ensures that performance and quality products conform to established company and regulatory standards. Reviews, analyzes and reports on quality discrepancies related to assembly, process, mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical systems. Investigates problems and develops disposition and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies. Interfaces with manufacturing, engineering, vendor and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met. Recommends corrective actions, dispositions and modifications. Manages material throughout the inspection process.

Support implementation of program quality plans and procedures, at the direction of Program Quality Engineers and Quality Management. Perform the following functions:

  • Reports and processes MRB defects, as required.
  • Performs FOD (Foreign Object Damage) Audits
  • Interfaces with manufacturing, engineering, and customers representatives to ensure requirements are met.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement supplier quality related procedures
  • Manage Document Control and AS9100 Processes including internal and external audits
  • Collaborate with Quality, Operations and Engineering to maintain documentation of procedures to ensure strong well documented processes
  • Monitor suppliers and supplier metrics. Review and analyzes supplier corrective action reports and purchase orders in an effort to reduce and eliminate defects
  • Collect, analyze, and report data to assist quality engineer and management in assessing measures of performance.
  • Assist Quality Engineers with inspection definitions and supplier requirements.
  • Observe and identify improvement opportunities to Mission Assurance Engineering for discrepancy items and reporting.
  • Verify process control activities and reports deficiencies as appropriate.
  • Investigate internal audit-related findings and helps coordinate activities to resolve issues.
  • Ensure team tasking with quality management and support staff to develop solutions to help manage variability.
  • Prepare and present data in management-level presentations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of relevant experience OR 4 additional years of relevant experience can be substituted for the degree.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to process and analyze data quickly to identify area for improvement opportunities.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Experience with AS9100 Quality Systems
  • Experience with nonconformance and Corrective Action Processes

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience in maintenance and management of the AS9100 process.
  • Intermediate to Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • SAP experience

Salary Range: $65,000 USD - $97,600 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 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.