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Manager of Quality 1 (Yuma)

Requisition ID: R10065048

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Yuma, Arizona, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Supervisory or management responsibilities for more than one functional area in the Mission and Quality Assurance job family.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Job Attributes/Responsibilities

Ensure that all personnel are conscientious and committed to quality in all aspects of Naval Aviation.

Makes recommendations to the Site Manager and OU Mission Assurance Manager to enhance the quality and safety of aviation maintenance, and ensure the implementation of the Quality management program. Coordinate Quality processes with the other F-5 sites.

Develop the Maintenance Quality Monitoring Programs IAW the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP) and CSEC auditing using an approved QA database.

Liaison with government personnel as necessary for the conduct of government audits.

Conduct local audits to ensure compliance with the published processes.

Liaison directly with production managers as required to ensure quality objectives are met.

Maintain the TPL, control classified technical publications for the department, and ensure each dispersed TPL receives all publications applicable to each work center and these are kept current and complete.

Establish qualification requirements for QARs, CDQARs, and CDIs.

Ensure all work guides, checkoff lists, check sheets and MRCs used to define and control maintenance are complete and current prior to issuing to crews or individuals.

Review all Engineering Investigation requests, BTRs PQDRs, TPDRs, ADRs, HMRs, EMRs, and CODRs to ensure they are accurate, clear, and concise, prior to submission via the JDRS website.

Provide a continuous training program in techniques and procedures pertaining to the conduct of inspections.

Monitor information from MDRs, including NALCOMIS/OOMA reports/inquiries in developing discrepancy trends, to identify failure areas or other maintenance problems.

Ensure check pilots and aircrew are briefed before and after post-maintenance FCFs so the purpose and objectives of the flight are clearly understood and issues encountered during the flight are debriefed to appropriate personnel after the flight.

Ensure all incoming technical publications and directives to determine their application to the contract.

Ensure full compliance with all F-5 SOPs and develop new SOPs as required.

Must be able to work, day shift, night shift, or weekend duty and travel as part of a maintenance recovery team or detachment as required.

Will have experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy.

Perform other tasks as directed by management.

Provides technical assistance, guidance, and instruction as required.

Performs daily duties normally associated with this job assignment.

Ensure that good housekeeping practices are observed, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention, and safety at all times.

Assists in flight line foreign object prevention walk as required.

Comply with Hazardous Waste Program.

Will have knowledge of and understand basic supply procedures.

Must comply with established General and Industrial Safety Rules and Regulations as applicable to the contract, facilities, and job assignment.

Note: Shall have sufficient knowledge and experience to effectively assume responsibility for the overall quality of the Contractor maintenance effort IAW the COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 (series).

 

Location: Yuma, AZ

 

Basic Qualifications:

Must have a minimum of 12 years in aviation maintenance. Will consider a Bachelor's Degree with 6 years experience

A minimum of five years as a Quality Assurance Representative.

Demonstrated experience in aviation ground safety and management to include interpreting technical publications, blueprints, wiring diagrams, and inspection findings.

Experience in working with a staff covered by a union collective bargaining agreement

No clearance is required to start but must be able to obtain a clearance in a reasonable amount of time per job requirement

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge, understanding and Managing of Naval Aviation Maintenance Programs (NAMP)

Knowledge, understanding and Managing 4790 series and 8210 Contract requirements

Knowledge, understanding and Managing ISO 9001 and AS9100 Quality Management standards

NGSkills


Salary Range: $85,400 USD - $128,000 USD

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.