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Auditor – Machine Shop Focus – Quality Analyst

Requisition ID: R10101703

  • CategoryCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • LocationLocation: Chandler, AZ, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 50% 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 Launch Vehicles Business Unit is seeking a Machine Shop auditor for approval/continuing supplier approval of new/current Machine Shop suppliers in Chandler, AZ.

This position will develop and deploy continuous improvement initiatives for this process to support supply base performance goals in supplier approval, surveillance, auditing, and quality rating. The successful candidate will work closely with engineering, mission assurance, material, and procurement professionals in the entire purchasing process to ensure the highest quality of procured hardware and will be responsible for the stream of supplier quality assurance contractual data and the subsequent report generation and publishing of performance metrics using Excel, Word, and PowerPoint software.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Working in machined mechanical parts and manufacturing processes as well as fabricating of GSE and Weldments

  • Use quality processes and tools (Root Cause and Corrective Actions, Inspection Methodology, G, D & T, FMEAs,) as well as supplier quality experience

  • AS9100 auditing and possession or willingness to acquire Lead Auditor Certificate

  • Possess or obtain Lead Auditor (AS9100D) certification

  • Fluent in Blueprint (CAD Model) reading and GD & T

  • Working in Quality Assurance / Quality Control and CMM Programming

  • Adeptly operate in First Article process per AS9102

  • Daily use Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Engagement with Cost Point and Tip QA

  • NGC LV and AS9100 Auditor Code of Ethics Requirements

  • Undertake training in ASQ Course Work in the areas of Supplier Quality, Quality Engineer, PMEA, Six Sigma, etc.

  • Working with processes related to Forgings, Castings, Sheet Metal, Hydroformed, Pneumatics and Hydraulics, Gears, Fasteners / Hardware and Composite Structures

Except for training period, Work schedule includes a 9/80 schedule (9 hours per day, 9 days every 2 weeks, every other Friday off)

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree + 3 years of experience; Master's Degree + 1 year of experience; 7 years relevant experience in lieu of degree is acceptable

  • Machine shop experience (Minimum 5 years)

  • Experience with machined mechanical parts and manufacturing processes as well as fabricating of GSE and Weldments

  • CAD and GD&T

  • AS9100 auditing

  • Supplier Quality experience

  • Fluency in Machining and Inspection Practices as well as an understanding of Manufacturability of machined components.

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and sit, stand or walk for prolonged periods of time

  • US Citizenship

  • Ability to Travel (approximately 30-50%)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AS9100D certification

  • Experience with Cost Point and Tip QA

  • Fluency with NGC LV and AS9100 Auditor Code of Ethics Requirements

Salary Range: $60,600 USD - $90,800 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.