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Flight Inspector 4

Requisition ID: R10010575

  • Category IconCategory: Flight Operations
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach - CA, 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: Any (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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman SSSD has an opening for a Flight Inspector 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

Flight Inspector 4 duties and responsibilities:

  • Performs analyses and tests of raw materials, packaging materials, and/or finished products from manufacturing, to ensure quality standards and compliance to customer and regulatory requirements, and tolerance specifications for the chemical or physical property.

  • Performs a variety of qualitative tests or qualitative assays on samples, and to aid in maintenance and certification of test instruments and apparatus to ensure compliance.

  • Prepares and monitors quality statistics and reports.

  • Reviews production records for conformance to procedures. Conducts non-conformance tests of manufactured, packaged or tested product.

  • Performs 1st article, in-process, and final inspection on machined or composite fabricated parts

  • Reads part drawings with a high degree of GD&T understanding

  • Reviews, analyzes, and possesses knowledge and ability to use inspection equipment such as: Micrometers, Calipers, Height Gauges, Optical Comparators, etc. 

  • Investigates problems and developing\recommending corrective actions for recurring discrepancies

  • Interfaces with manufacturing, engineering, customer, vendor and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met

  • The ideal candidate must have a high level understanding of composite assemblies, complex assemblies, and their associated mechanical manufacturing processes. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 6 years additional education and/or related experience.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance

  • Experience working with inspection equipment such as (micrometers, calipers, height gauges, optical comparators, etc)

  • Ability to read, interpret, and communicate blueprints, specs, and other technical documents

  • Experienced in one or more of the following:

    • Inspecting and generating discrepancy reports

    • Composite Fabrication or Inspection

    • Assembly Structure Inspection

    • Proof Load Testing

    • Vibration Testing  

    • Interfacing directly with customers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous aerospace industry experience

  • Proficiency with SAP, CAPE, MEF, and Solumina software suites

  • Active DoD Government Clearance

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Salary Range: 69200 - 115400

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.