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Quality Systems Assistant 1

Requisition ID: R10110907

  • CategoryCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • LocationLocation: Rolling Meadows, IL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • 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 Mission Systems is seeking an energetic individual to join the Rolling Meadows Calibration Support Team to provide a full range of support in a fast-paced environment.

The Quality Systems Assistant performs a variety of activities in support of the Rolling Meadows Calibration Lab, to include, but not limited to:

  • Provide direct customer support, developing and maintaining positive customer relations.
  • Takes and processes transactional requests by telephone, internet, and correspondence from custodians.
  • Enters and maintains database records of Measurement and Test Equipment and prepares and distributes recall reports.
  • Ensure incoming vendor calibrations meet calibration requirements. 
  • Review and complete inspections of calibration records according to requirements. 
  • Complete calibration database updates and label Measurement and Test Equipment accordingly and properly label Test Equipment. 
  • Receives equipment from customers and outside vendors.
  • Document vendor calibrations, recording activities in calibration tracking database.
  • Compile, review and analyze data from internal database to document performance metrics.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and 1+ year(s) of system support experience to include demonstrated capability in computer skills.
  • Advanced expertise in Microsoft Office.
  • Must be skilled in Microsoft excel, prepare reports, generate spreadsheets, charts, presentations, and other forms of correspondence.
  • Should have strong oral/written communication skills along with ability to interact effectively with coworkers, customers and outside vendors.
  • Minimum of 1+ year(s) of asset management database work experience.
  • Ability to frequently move and position objects weighing 35lbs, unassisted.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the calibration field or other quality function.
  • Successful candidate will have a strong commitment to ethics and integrity.
  • Active Secret clearance preferred.
  • Experienced user of SAP.


Salary Range: $38,100 USD - $63,500 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.