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Principal Engineer Quality

Requisition ID: R10112495

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Redondo Beach, CA, USA   |  El Segundo, CA, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • 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.

The selected Mission Assurance engineer will support the F-35 Program Quality Team.  The position is located in Redondo Beach, CA.  The Mission Assurance engineer will collaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Program Management, along with several other functions to ensure overall Mission Assurance of the program. Defines and monitors Mission Assurance program specifications and processes to ensure success. Performs or assures quality, risk management, safety, reliability and maintainability of program achievements, subcontractors, and suppliers in accordance with contractual requirements. Assesses program performance and risks, and determines resources to ensure mission assurance

Job duties include:

  • Lead supplier and internal disclosure actions, reporting to program leadership and the customer.
  • Gather information and prepare briefings for Program Management meetings and with customer.
  • Facilitate and support Root Cause Corrective Action process.
  • Serves as a program liaison with (internal and external) customers, supply chain, program management, contracts, engineering, and manufacturing functions to ensure compliance with contractual requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of Aerospace or Quality Engineering experience with a Bachelors of Science (STEM degree); 3 years with Masters, 0 years with a PhD
  • Clearance not required to start.  Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance. US Citizenship Required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Lead and participate in data gathering, analysis, and presentation activities
  • Ability to effectively communicate with executive leadership and customers
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationship at all levels.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be able to work on site

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Earned Value Management System; EVMS
  • Knowledgeable with Northrop Grumman internal systems; Manufacturing Execution System (MES).  Customer provided systems; Teamcenter Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Data Library (JDL) and Product Data Management (PDM)
  • Experience with Configuration Management
  • Familiar with System Integration
  • Detail oriented and able to understand the big picture
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
  • Working knowledge and experience with Quality Management Systems (e.g., AS9100, ISO 9001, etc.)
  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, Black Belt
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

This position reports to Redondo Beach, CA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from El Segundo, CA, CA, USA.

Salary Range: $95,000 USD - $142,400 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.