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U103 NDT Inspector A

Requisition ID: R10062107

  • Category IconCategory: Non-CJCS
  • Location IconLocation: Sunnyvale, California, 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: 4

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.

Monitor the manufacturing processes and operations and conduct various types of inspections/tests on a broad range of complicated fabrications, subassemblies, assemblies and tools to assure compliance with customer and NG specifications and standards where inspection/test setups, techniques and procedures are not normally established.

WORKING PROCEDURE:

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE USUAL MAJOR JOB DUTIES BUT THIS DESCRIPTION DOES NOT PRECLUDE THE PERFORMANCE OF OTHER DUTIES BY THE INCUMBENT, NOR THE QUESTION BEING RAISED ON THE PROPER RATE FOR THE ASSIGNMENT.

In addition to performing the duties of the Inspector "B," performs the following:

1.        Inspect components, assemblies, tooling, weldments and materials of various geometric configurations and processes as specified and randomly for compliance with established customer and NG specifications and standards. Identify and tag defective parts, materials and incorrect processes with appropriate inspection documentation.

2.        Perform  various non-destructive tests on a wide variety of metallic and non‑metallic materials to determine quality and soundness of material being inspected utilizing x-ray, ultrasonic, eddy current and helium leak testing and other NDT equipment. Required to pass and maintain a level II certification.

           

3.         May setup and use measuring equipment including coordinate measurement machines, optical tooling, and

Gear inspection equipment, etc., where procedures and techniques are not normally established. Apply

analytical evaluation methods and calculations involving complex triangulation, compound angles, etc., as necessary, throughout the inspection cycle. Analyze and evaluate actual dimensions and functional test results to verify conformance with established specifications and standards.

4.          Advise Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Production, Purchasing and Supplier personnel of quality problems and

conditions, and assist in preventing the recurrence of defects by performing appropriate follow-up, inspection and

evaluation activities.

5.          Determine inspection priorities for assignments to lower coded inspectors.

6.          Perform similar or lower classified work as required.

SCOPE, PURPOSE AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS:

Manufacturing                                                to inspect material and clarify standards                   Frequent

Engineering                                                   to clarify standards or to evaluate questionable         Frequent

                                                                     material

Resident Government                                     to discuss defective parts/materials                         Frequent

Inspectors/Customers                                    and clarify standards

Representatives/Underwriter Inspectors

Purchasing/Vendors                                       to review methods and results of NDT                      Occasional

                                                                     testing and discuss defective material

                                                                     and/or tools and parts

DIRECTION OF OTHERS:

Advise shop personnel in proper quality procedures. Provide guidance and instruction to lower classified inspectors.

DIRECTION RECEIVED:

Receives assignments and limited instructions from supervisor. Work to be performed requires ingenuity and initiative on the part of employee, although he/she may receive occasional assistance and guidance from Quality Engineers.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:

High school graduate and courses in Engineering Drawing, Metrology and Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry through Trigonometry or the equivalent.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:

At least two years related experience as an Inspector "B," including experience with radiography and other NDT processes or equivalent. Required to pass and maintain a Level II certification.  Must have demonstrated initiative, independent discretion and sound judgement in carrying out assignments and be thoroughly familiar with manufacturing methods, processes, and procedures.



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.