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F-35 Quality Associate Engineer Mission Assurance / Engineer Mission Assurance

Requisition ID: R10095359

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Clearfield, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 2nd 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Quality Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clearfield, UT.

Our teams ensure mission success for the F35 war fighter and multiple other projects which support the security of our nation.


  • Bring products to production from first article creation to compliance validation
  • Work with customers and suppliers through all MRB activities
  • Lead failure investigations in a team environment to determine root cause and implement robust corrective actions
  • Work with customers to understand and implement requirements on a variety of different parts and processes
  • Inspect parts, understand requirements, conduct first articles, validate compliance and perform other mission assurance tasks.

Our group enjoys solving complex cutting edge problems in a team environment.  We are encouraged and supported to innovate, brainstorm, and elevate the aerospace industry.  We work a 9/80 schedule which allows us to pursue other passions outside of work on our off Fridays. Northrop Grumman has won awards for our work life balance.  Our Clearfield site is surrounded by the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, perfect for the outdoors enthusiast.

This role may be filled at an Associate or Engineer level depending on the qualifications below. 

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline and no years of experience
  • Experience conveying technical information (both written and verbal)
  • Experience with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to obtain DoD Clearance when required


  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) field and a minimum of 2+ years of engineering experience or Master's Degree in STEM Field
  • The ability to obtain an active DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Chemical Engineering
  • Experience in composite materials, procedures, failure modes, environmental effects.
  • Composite fabrication experience and planning
  • Experience supporting composite primary and secondary structures, metallic, vendor supplied material certifications, approved materials list, and support forensic activities as required

What We Offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

Salary Range: $60,600 USD - $91,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $64,600 USD - $97,000 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

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.