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Engineer Supplier Quality

Requisition ID: R10091747

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Woodland Hills, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission System's Navigation and Cockpit Systems BU in Woodland Hills, CA is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer to join the Supplier Performance Management (SPM) team, reporting to the SPM site lead.

This position is instrumental in driving the supply base to provide consistency high quality parts to support our customers. Tasks include:

  • Act as POC on program teams by coordinating supplier performance management plan implementation through all program phases.
  • Review supplier quality history and drive activities to improve performance through partnership, Return-to-green plans, SCAR's, CAR's, etc.
  • Analyzes data for Mission Assurance critical action board.
  • Liaison to (FSQE) Field supplier quality engineers for program related actions and information.
  • Make decision utilizing supplier quality risk appraisal tools.
  • Assists with program cost estimate development related to supplier quality activities.
  • Participates in customer and regulatory on-site quality audits.
  • Provides input to critical supplier scorecards.
  • Supports the maintenance of the approved supplier list.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related STEM field and 2+ years of relevant experience.

To be successful in this position, the candidate should possess the following characteristics:

  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks within critical deadlines.
  • Ability to influence and drive results without direct authority of personnel.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills, as well as analytical, planning, and presentation skills are required.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and foster effective relationships with others.
  • SAP experience.
  • Risk and opportunity management experience.

Salary Range: $77,100 USD - $115,700 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.