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Mgr Quality Engineering 2-Containment

Requisition ID: R10101908

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Chandler, AZ, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

  • Staffs and manages the Containment Engineering Team
  • Acts as the primary point of contact to determine when containment information is required to support CA’s or TAR/SAR investigations, and to execute and communicate containment activities to the company
  • Manages the CE team to generate comprehensive lists of items to contain throughout the manufacturing process , from purchased items in Stock up to and including delivered vehicles
  • Ensures NC’s are generated where required, and supports UI activities using the CE team as much as possible to ensure timely completion and to reduce resource impact on the QA group
  • Leads the CE team Containment Review Action Board and follows up to make sure all affected parts are adequately identified for final disposition when containment is required
  • Reviews every CA for the need to contain, and makes sure an adequate description of the contain/no contain decision is included in the CA
  • Ensures containment is complete (NC’s or contracts letters created, parts on HOLD) before approving related CA’s for closure
  • Develops processes to ensure complete and accurate information to locate all affected parts can be retrieved from Costpoint and SPARTA
  • Drives continuous improvement of the containment process to reduce time to complete containment and improve accuracy
  • Supports TAR and CA teams throughout their investigations to help determine scope and breadth of containment required and adjusts as new information is discovered
  • Facilitates Calibration Out of Tolerance report responses and reviews/approves prior to closure


  • Bachelor’s Degree, prefer science focus
  • 9 years' experience in Quality Engineering, Aerospace Mfg background preferred.7 years w/ Master's degree
  • Strong software skills in Excel (filters, pivot tables, vlookup, macros, text string manipulation), Access (common query creation), PowerPoint, Word, Teams, Costpoint, and TipQA.  SQL preferred.
  • Background in Metrology (ANSI Z540, ISO-17025)
  • Strong understanding of AS9100/ISO9000 Quality Systems, Root Cause/Corrective Action methodologies, and Risk assessment

Salary Range: $105,600 USD - $155,400 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

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.

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.