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Quality Analyst

Requisition ID: R10087370

  • CategoryCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • LocationLocation: El Segundo, CA, 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, 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 sector is seeking a Quality Analyst to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals at our El Segundo, California facility where technology and teamwork come together. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Mission Assurance (MA) organization.

The successful candidate will:

  • Develop and implement program quality plans, processes, and procedures using statistical quality control statistics, lean manufacturing concepts, and six-sigma tools and analyses.
  • Ensure that performance and quality products conform to established company and regulatory standards
  • Review, analyze and report on quality discrepancies related to assembly, process, mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical systems
  • Collaborate with engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place
  • Participation in Risk Management process and support to team in identification of risks
  • Corrective action review and reporting to include monitoring status of corrective and preventive actions and tracking through closure, reviewing/analyzing defect data, monitoring test problem report data and closure status, monitoring causal analysis and resolution
  • Supports hardware control to Bill of Materials (BOM), First Article Inspections, close-out and delivery inspections and control of end item data packages
  • Interface with manufacturing, engineering, customer, supplier and subcontractor representatives to ensure compliance with requirements.
  • Maintain liaison with manufacturing, engineering, material management, supplier, and customer personnel to resolve quality problems.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree 3 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in aircraft, aerospace, or manufacturing industries OR a Master’s degree AND 0 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in aircraft, aerospace, or manufacturing industries or 6 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in aircraft, aerospace, or manufacturing industries in Lieu of a Degree
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret DoD clearance
  • Experience in utilizing Agile methodology
  • Strong orientation to change in a dynamic and logistically challenging environment
  • Advanced level of understanding of complex quality policies, procedures, and governmental regulations
  • Ability to analyze alternative courses of action where decisions have risk/reward implications for program or area of influence
  • Proficiency in root cause and corrective action processes
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, globally, and to all levels of any organization


Salary Range: $70,200 USD - $105,200 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.