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INSPECTOR B (2nd Shift)

Requisition ID: R10076436

  • CategoryCategory: Non-CJCS
  • LocationLocation: Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 2nd Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 2

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.


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented Inspector B to join our team in Sunnyvale, CA.  This is a 2nd shift position.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Inspection of materials from internal or external sources and services; involving physical inspection, documenting dimensional compliance and review of vendor certifications for compliance. This includes inspection of internally manufactured parts and final assemblies throughout all stages of production and review of final test data.
  • Responsible for inspection of product in accordance with drawings, work instructions, quality acceptance procedures, and maintenance of acceptance documentation/records.
  • Assist in generating and reviewing First Article Inspection Reports in accordance with AS9102.
  • Assist with Customer Source Inspections.
  • Responsibilities will include verifying calibration of tooling, gaging, and other equipment is valid and current.
  • Inspection will encompass a variety of techniques; e.g., visual inspection, conventional metrology (height gages, gage pins, thread gages, and dial indicators), calipers, micrometers, functional gages, etc.
  • Support project teams on nonconformance containment, corrective actions, root cause investigations, audits and other continuous improvement activities.
  • Flexibility to work across multiple shop floors and manufacturing areas.
  • May require flexibility to work overtime.

Competencies for Success:

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, diverse environment.
  • Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence.
  • High energy, results oriented, self-motivated / self-reliant, team player.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with the organization at all levels.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED and a minimum of four (4) years of related experience.
  • Experienced with use of technical drawings and following manufacturing work instructions and inspection procedures.
  • Basic computer knowledge; e.g., Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to stand for extended hours during inspection and lift 50lbs.
  • Familiarity with metal manufacturing workmanship acceptance standards.
  • Must have good understanding of quality systems in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be capable of coordinating nonconformance incidents and handling procedures.
  • Must have effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance, which requires US Citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with SAP system.
  • Familiar with MES system.
  • Previous inspection experience in marine products.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Good working knowledge and experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Experienced with practices associated with ISO9001 Quality Management Systems.
  • Associates Degree in a Physical Science or Manufacturing related area.

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.