Mission Assurance Manager 3

Requisition ID: R10006630

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach - CA, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • 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: 3

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 Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is seeking a Mission Assurance Manager 3 to support the Mission and Quality Assurance business at our Redondo Beach, CA location.There are two openings within this organization with varying responsibilities that may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Develop, modifies, applies and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product.
  • Collaborates with engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place.
  • Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment.  
  • Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction.
  • Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements.
  • May specialize in the areas of design, incoming material, production control, product evaluation and reliability, inventory control and/or research and development as they apply to product or process quality.
  • May be certified in lean and six-sigma quality engineering methodologies.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage a program or a function within the larger organizational unit, setting & operating to objectives & providing guidance to subordinates based on goals, objectives & company policy.
  • Regularly performs analysis of alternative courses of action. Decisions have risk/reward implications for program or area of influence
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other functional managers, process center leaders, value stream leaders and value stream owner(s) to meet division, value stream, and quality objectives.
  • Establishes operating procedures that affect organizational unit(s). Interprets, executes, and recommends modifications to organizational policies. Establishes operating policies and procedures that affect subordinate organizational units.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with the manufacturing and design teams to achieve product and site goals and overall program quality, delivery, and cost objectives are achieved. Provide proposal support.
  • Serves in the role of Management Representative as required per AS9100 and coordinates 3rd party audits, including ensuring resources are prepared and available to support
  • Accountable for Quality Inspection resource and budget planning
  • Accountable to ensure Quality Management System is effective and followed.
  • Review trend metrics and analyze misses
  • Facilitate root cause determination and resolve quality issues, including nonconformance (NC), corrective action (CA), and EIDP
  • Responsible for ensuring functional management goals and processes are meaningful, data driven, and being executed to plan.
In this role you may also be responsible for assisting with directorate level operations including overseeing staff meetings, ensuring key initiatives make relevant progress by interacting and communicating with key directorate managers and leads.  Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant work experience OR a Master’s Degree with five (5) years of relevant work experience.
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience leading
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an SCI clearance
  • Experience with Quality Management Systems (AS9100, ISO 9001, NADCAP and government standards).
  • Ability to communicate, manage and achieve site tactical and strategic goals for assigned value stream
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Active TS/SSBI or SCI Clearance
  • NG QMS familiarity
  • ISO 9001/AS9100 familiarity
  • Lean/Six Sigma experience
  • Personnel management experience
  • Planning and budgeting experience

Salary Range: 151000 - 226400

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.

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.

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