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Supplier Quality Analyst

Requisition ID: R10109073

  • CategoryCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • LocationLocation: Palmdale, 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’s Aeronautics Systems Sector has an opening for a Supplier Quality Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA on a 9/80 work schedule.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Plans, organizes, directs, and reports on supplier quality-related activities.
  • Perform investigations into quality issues. Coordinating and processing of Stock Purges and performing inspection to determine supplier responsibility.
  • Assures that customer quality-imposed requirements are adhered to and that a quality system is maintained.
  • Coordinates programs designed to improve supplier performance, productivity, and process validation.
  • Prepares, maintains and reviews quality assurance procedures to assure compliance with customer and/or government requirements.
  • Reviews and analyzes corrective action reports, defect data, and other supplier data. May coordinate and report on supplier rating process.
  • Monitors quality control activities and systems related to Supplier Quality and maintains feedback loops.
  • Analyzes quality data, creates metrics, performs defect trending, and presents findings. Extensively utilizes SAP (Systems, Applications, and Products), excel, and Tableau in these processes.
  • Problem Solving (develop solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity).

Basic Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience (manufacturing, quality inspection, supplier quality or global supply chain) OR  a masters degree with 1 year of experience (manufacturing, quality inspection, supplier quality or global supply chain)
  • Experience using SAP (Systems, Applications, and Products)
  • An Active DoD secret security clearance
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP, MES and Microsoft Applications
  • Manufacturing or Hardware Quality inspection experience
  • General inspection knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards.

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.