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Quality Inspector 2

Requisition ID: R10063571

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Madison, Alabama, 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, 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Quality Inspector 2 to join our Defense Systems sector. This position will be in Madison, Alabama and support the Huntsville Manufacturing Center within Combat Systems and Mission readiness division.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Inspects, verifies and validates parts and assemblies of mechanical, electrical, structural components or systems meet engineering and program requirements.
  • Visually and physically inspects installations and rechecks work after rework, adjustment or repair.
  • Monitors and verifies that product quality is in accordance with engineering drawings, work instructions, and other control procedures.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, diagrams, and specifications.
  • Basic understanding of AS9102 First Inspection Report, generating FAI package for external customers.
  • Maintains necessary inspection documentation, writes inspection reports, and enters inspection data and defect information into a computer database.
  • Frequently interfaces with internal teams across the organization and external customers and contacts.
  • Participates in team activities and provides expertise and guidance for effective problem-resolution.
  • Audits processes and activities in accordance with documented procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a High School Diploma with 2 years of related work experience in the inspection of one or more areas: electrical, mechanical fabricated parts, or cables and assemblies.
  • Experience with and the ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, and specifications.
  • Experience maintaining necessary inspection documentation, writing inspection reports, and entering inspection data and defect information into a computer database.
  • Ability to follow both verbal and written instructions timely and with a high degree of quality.
  • Computer experience (MS Office/Excel).
  • US citizenship, Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.
  • Must be able to work on-site in Madison, AL

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Dimensional Receiving Inspection of machined parts.
  • Soldering and Electrical Assembly Inspection.
  • Board Assembly Inspection with capabilities of some repair work.
  • Mechanical Assembly Inspection


Salary Range: $41,700 USD - $69,500 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.