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Quality Control Technician 3

Requisition ID: R10092733

  • CategoryCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • LocationLocation: Magna, UT, 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: 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 Innovation Systems is currently seeking a Quality Control Technician to join its team at the Bacchus (Magna), Utah facility.  This is a full-time weekend shift (Friday-Sunday/12-hour days)


•  Successful candidate will work independently to perform a wide range of quality inspection tasks. 
•  Perform visual, in-process and final dimensional inspections on tightly tolerance piece parts, subassemblies and final assemblies in the production area.   
•  Perform Quality Process Assessments  
•  Performs required inspections in accordance with procedures and planning documentation. 
•  Performs required inspections using standard measurement instruments.   
•  Routinely coordinates and interfaces inspections with Customer and/or Government Representatives.
•  Must be able to work shift work, weekends, holidays, and overtime as required
•  Able to acquire and maintain Employee Possessor (EP) status under the Safe Explosives Act (SEA).


•  4+ years of relative experience.

• Candidate should have technical strengths in processing, operations, and inspection.  Possess the ability to plan and organize work in order to accomplish assigned tasks. 
•  Candidate should have the ability to work multiple programs while maintaining attention to detail.
•  Interpret drawings and specifications.   Working knowledge and understanding of GD&T.
•  Be strategic in the identification of technical needs and solutions coupled with a strong program execution focus.
•  Possess excellent communication skills and effective interface with Mission Assurance department members, suppliers, customers, all other departments within the organization and both technical and non-technical personnel. 
•  Ability to record detail information accurately, timely and follow instructions.

  • This is a full-time weekend shift (Friday-Sunday/12-hour days)


High School Diploma or GED required; A.S. Degree or equivalent preferred
Excellent shop math skills and advanced trigonometry.  


•  Must be familiar with standard Mechanical Inspection techniques and tools.
•  Experience with ISO 9000/AS9100 Quality Management Systems.
•  Experience with Continuous Improvement/PES techniques.
•  Must have good computer skills -  MS Office suite.
•  Self Starter and ability to work through an issue to closure


Ability to acquire a Security Clearance is required, which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisite.


Salary Range: $47,100 USD - $78,500 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.