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Quality Analyst/Principal Quality Analyst 6999

Requisition ID: R10049152

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Great Falls, Montana, 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: 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.

Job Description

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. 

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Quality Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse professionals. 

What you’ll get to do: 

The Quality Analyst/Principal Quality Analyst for the LCCBU Production and Deployment program is responsible for the inspection and approval of demolition and deployment tasks necessary to install new components in support of the Minuteman ICBM mission.  In addition, Quality Analyst will work in the warehouse inspecting support activities when not inspecting activities related to installation at a Launch Control Center.  A Quality Analyst will support receiving, inventory control, warehouse activities, component assembly activities and pre deployment activities when not inspecting installation efforts.

•    Ensuring that performance and quality products conform to established company and regulatory standards
•    Reviewing, analyzing, and reporting on quality discrepancies related to assembly, installation, process, mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical systems
•    Investigating problems and developing disposition and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies
•    Interfacing with manufacturing, installation, engineering, quality engineering, and customer representatives to ensure requirements are met
•    Directly supporting Installation and Assembly activities requiring verification of compliance to program requirements
•    Inspecting purchased parts and materials for conformity to standards, specifications, and processing requirements
•    Inspecting for proper identity and dimensions using such measuring devices as micrometers, gauges, and calipers
•    Visually inspecting for obvious defects
•    Verifying specifications using purchase orders, blueprints, drawing or inspection instructions, and checklists
•    For Installation and Assembly support, using predetermined methods, operations, setups and prescribed specifications to visually inspect in-process and completed assemblies and installation, such as electronic units and subsystems, precision electromechanical assemblies or mechanical units, and subassemblies, for structural flaws, internal defects, installation errors and missing components
•    Works from blueprints, diagrams, customer specifications, drawing or inspection instructions and checklists. .
•    Documents findings not meeting requirements of Work Order, Engineering documentation and applicable standards

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Educational Assistance
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Employee Discounts

This requisition may be filled at either a Quality Analyst level or a Principal Quality Analyst level.

•    Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline and 3 years experience, or Associate’s Degree and 5 years experience,, or High School Diploma and 7 years experience (Principal Quality Analyst: 6 years with a Bachelor’s degree, 8 years with Associates Degree, or 10 years with High School Diploma)
•    Experience in high-reliability field such as aerospace, space flight, medical etc.
•    Experience in removal, replacement, repair and assembly environment
•    Experience building, testing, and/or inspecting electronic, mechanical, or electromechanical components
•    Demonstrated experience with MS Office suite of tools (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
•    US Citizenship and must hold an active SECRET security clearance

These qualifications would be nice to have: 

•    Active Top Secret Security Clearance
•    Demonstrated aptitude with Electro-Mechanical systems, age sensitive materials, HVAC systems, ICBM missile security systems, etc.
•    5+ years of ICBM experience
•    CPR, adult first aid certification


Salary Range: $55,800 USD - $83,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $66,600 USD - $103,000 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

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.