At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.
Quality is a core value at Northrop Grumman and a cornerstone of our company's success. We are steadfast in our commitment to our technologies, processes, services, and projects. By accepting that "Quality is Personal," our employees acknowledge the impact our actions have on the missions of our global customers.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Quality Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals supporting the Baltimore Center of Excellence (CoE) factory quality operations based in Linthicum, Maryland. The qualified applicant will be a leading voice for Quality in the factory area to which they are assigned.
Roles and Responsibilities:
The Quality Engineer -
Operates successfully in a team atmosphere - interfacing with both internal and external stakeholders and customers
Engages in production floor activities - monitors manufacturing processes, performs quality assessments and audits, and reviews non-conforming material
Provides engineering support for the inspection organization
Facilitates Corrective Action Board (CAB) process including data gathering, analysis, and presentation
Solves problems by relentlessly pursuing root cause and driving for effective solutions
Uses LEAN concepts and Six Sigma tools as aides to problem resolution
Maintains and continuously develops technical knowledge in quality engineering, specifications/standards, drawing interpretation, measurement and analysis methods, processes and products, relevant technologies, and problem solving methodology
Assists with the training of new personnel and participates in the design of training materials
Has a working knowledge of MS Office Applications
Bachelor's Degree in a related STEM discipline
2+ years of relevant work experience (or 0 years with a Master's Degree)
Experience reviewing, analyzing and reporting on quality discrepancies related to assembly, process, mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical systems
Possess technical knowledge in specifications and standards
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance. US Citizenship required.
Master's degree in Engineering
Certifications in lean and six-sigma quality engineering methodologies
Experience working in an IPC J-STD-001 environment
Computer Skills: Python, SQL
Experience with CAD Software applications
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Posting ID: 559538219Posted: 2020-07-14