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Manager Quality Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10094092

  • 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.

The position will support various programs from the Space and Strategic Programs Operating Unit of the Navigation and Cockpit Systems Business Unit.

Assist as needed, Program Managers (PMs) with all Mission Assurance and Quality requirements.  Assist with the development and maintenance of departmental metrics and preparation and execution of the Operations Preventive and Corrective Action Board (PCAB).  Support the corrective action process, both internal and external corrective actions, to ensure identification of root cause and proper implementation of corrective actions and reach back and reach across.  Assist with the development, implementation, and maintenance of program quality plan and the site’s overall quality plan.  Assign program tasks to the functional area Mission Assurance (MA) and Quality Engineers (QEs).  Provide guidance and expertise to supporting professionals of MA and QEs.  Assist with the determination of resources to ensure programmatic and departmental success.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do.  You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners.  You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development.  You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team.  You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work.  You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement, and respond vigorously to change.

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80.  The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.  This is an on-site position.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 6 years of experience with increasing responsibility, 4 years with a Master’s Degree.  An additional 4 years of experience may be used in lieu of a degree. Experience to include a broad scope between engineering, quality, and manufacturing.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active Secret Clearance.
  • At least 1 year experience leading a project and/or driving performance against schedule.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Experience in System Engineering
  • Experience with supervising or executing quality controls over projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish project results
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and/or accomplish them simultaneously.

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.