Assoc Mission Assurance Engineer

Requisition ID: 21004781

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Rocket Center, West Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Confidential
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • 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! The Mission Assurance/Quality Engineer will provide leadership to our Missile Products team at our Rocket Center, WV location. This position acts as a quality liaison for Operations, Program Management, customer, government agencies and various other functions.  Specific responsibilities include the following:  - Generate quality reports such as First Pass Yield, First Article Inspection, Cost of Quality, etc.
- Analyze data and drive process improvements
- Receive and/or develop inspection plans based upon statistical methods
- Review data and statistical analysis to assess process capability to meet required standards and specifications
- Use Lean tools such as risk assessment, 8D, DFMEA and/or PFMEA
- Build good working relationship with suppliers, conducting periodic supplier audits to make sure that they are working according to plan
- Validate and coordinate product readiness for use or delivery, including FAAT qualifications of new suppliers
- Provide and support failure analysis processes for program hardware
- Perform independent risk assessments on Mission Assurance issues and communicate issues and findings *** No relocation assistance is available for this position ***

Basic Qualifications:
  • Possess a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Experience and understanding of manufacturing and quality processes
  • Ability to obtain a DOD Secret Security Clearance
  • Must be a US citizen
 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Quality Engineering experience
  • Lean Six Sigma training and certification
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Able to use custom manufacturing software (i.e. Solumina) to maintain quality records, traceability, etc.
  • Able to work on multiple tasks in a dynamic environment 
This position falls under a Federal Explosives License issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for this location. Candidates hired into this role will be required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire to ATF for approval to be a possessor. 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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits. 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 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.