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Sr Principal Quality Analyst / Principal Quality Analyst (3 & 4)

Requisition ID: R10075777

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Logan, 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 Aeronautics Systems is seeking a talented Quality Analyst to join our team in, Logan UT.

The Quality Analyst provides technical assistance to site functions to resolve processing issues and promote continuous improvement.  Serves as a liaison to internal operations to effectively resolve all issues, promote quality and productivity improvements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize various problem-solving methods and techniques to isolate variables in order to identify cause(s) of undesirable process results. Develop solution options and propose most effective options to optimize predictable and repeatable results.
  • Prepare reports by collecting, interpreting, analyzing and summarizing data and present solution proposals at various forums.
  • Participate in internal and external audits
  • Performs statistical analysis to analyze trends, and works with site functions to investigate trends, conduct root cause analysis and recommend corrective actions for processes and products.
  • Drives corrective and preventive actions, including process and product design improvements for procedural, product, or process deficiencies through the analysis of data from various sources. Generates routine reports for review by management.
  • Mentors and develops personnel to use various lean and six sigma techniques and tools.
  • Process procedural changes from Sector, Site, and Functional Organizations.
  • Improve QMS documentation cycle time.
  • Review and approval of purchase requisitions including the assignment of quality clauses
  • Manage inventory of controlled materials and parts including receiving inspection.
  • Coordination of external vendors performing verification testing

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Quality-engineering review experience to focus on meeting Customer requirements
  • Broad knowledge of theory and principles of statistics and statistical process control.
  • In-depth understanding of Quality methodologies; RCCA and or 8D a must
  • Proven ability to effectively assess and implement continuous improvement techniques to quality and manufacturing functions
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities
  • Experience in maintaining and improving ISO9001, AS9100 or similar system
  • Proficient in use of MS Office and Knowledge of database software

Basic Requirements for a Principal Quality Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6+ years of relevant experience (or 4+ years of relevant experience with a Master's degree).  Equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong MS Office Application skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Database applications
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance. US Citizenship required.

Basic Requirements for a Sr. Principal Quality Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of relevant experience (or 6+ years of relevant experience with a Master's degree). Equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong MS Office Application skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Database applications
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance. US Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications for Both Levels:

  • Bachelor's Degree (STEM Discipline)
  • Experience processing procedural changes
  • Experience performing data entry and change of QMS documentation
  • Document control processing experience
  • Inspection of mechanical parts and assemblies
  • Experience with Space Flight hardware
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, Material Resource Planning (MRP) software, or similar software such as Deltek Costpoint or SAP

What We Offer: At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!


Salary Range: $82,400 USD - $123,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $102,200 USD - $153,200 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.