Mgr Quality Engineering 2

Requisition ID: 21008627

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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 the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.   We are seeking an experienced Quality Engineering Manager to join our team of talented, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Salt Lake City facility has an on-site cafeteria, state-of-the-art fitness center, and a friendly casual work environment. In addition, the site follows an alternate 9/80 work week schedule for most positions.   Duties include, but are not limited to:  
  • Provide leadership and oversight of Quality Engineering and Quality Assurance teams (Approximately 10+ individuals) at the Salt Lake City location.
  • Assess and deliver timely and meaningful performance reviews for employees to drive performance.
  • Work closely with other functional groups to effectively resolve issues in a collaborative work environment.
  • Develop, implement and maintain quality assurance standards, methods and procedures in compliance documented processes.
  • Conduct internal and external audits of the Quality Management System to assure contractual and procedural compliance documented standards in manufacturing and related operations.
  • Develop and present metrics to effectively communicate health of product/program Quality.
  • Perform quality assurance inspection, audits and surveillance during the First Article phase of product development, manufacture, test and delivery, perform appropriate documentation, coordinate corrective actions, and follow-up to assure effectiveness of solution.
  • Perform self-audits to verify requirements, and process specifications, assembly methods and testing procedures.  Projects include: Development of RFQ's, QA Lead for Internal Quality Audits, Process Improvement projects, Customer & Government Corrective Actions, and Cost of Quality reports (etc. CAB, FOD, FAI oversight, Workmanship, Corrective Actions status, SRP usage) and flow down of contract quality requirements.
  This position will report the Site Quality Assurance Manager at Salt Lake City.     MAQEA 

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 9+ years of relevant experience (or 7+ years of relevant experience with a Master’s degree)
  • 2+ years of lead or management experience
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance?  (US Citizenship required)
  Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in STEM 
  • 5+ years of experience in quality, manufacturing or engineering in the Aerospace and/or Defense industry
  • Experience with reading and interpreting customer quality requirements
  • One or more of the following certifications:  Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Quality Engineer, Quality Manager or equivalent
  • Experience managing or leading quality personnel in production, integration, or test environments
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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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.