Northrop Grumman Manager Quality Engineering 2- TS/SCI clearance required in Aurora, Colorado
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Manager Quality Engineering 2 in our Aurora, CO location.
This Quality Engineering Manager 2 is responsible for leading the Mission Assurance function for the New Moon Program in the Integrated National Systems Business Unit as part of the Space Sector. This manager will lead a high performing MA team responsible for delivering high quality products and maintaining compliance to all program processes and over critical suppliers.
This manager will support the program manager with all MA needs. Candidates should have a proven track record of solving complex problems through systematic and objective evaluation of information resulting in effective communication, championing and implementation o change with a diverse set of internal and external customers and suppliers. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills combined with a "can do" attitude are essential.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Interfaces with customers - critical component of the position. Ability to build trusted relationships and work through difficult challenges with the customers.
Directs and coordinates software quality assurance functional disciplines, including Quality Control, Quality Engineering, Supplier
Quality, Quality Programs and Quality Systems per AS9100 standard
Plans and implements professional development and career management programs for assigned MA personnel while positively influencing employee engagement.
Oversees the proper implementation and execution of Continuous Improvement programs.
Provides clear assignments, helps employees connect their efforts to the bigger picture, creates an inclusive work environment characterized by mutual respect and the valuing of differences, and builds a culture that motivates
employees to their highest levels of performance.
Creates effective partnership across all the client leadership teams
Sets the strategy to meet customer's expectations, regularly communicates program status.
Assures compliance in quality, risk management, safety, process improvement, subcontractors and supplier quality in accordance with contractual requirements.
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Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university.
Five (5)+ years of experience in Mission Assurance, Quality, Quality Engineering, Program Management, Engineering
Management or Manufacturing.
Five (5)+ years of leadership experience.
Possess an ACTIVE Top Secret/SCI clearance. US citizenship required.
Three (3)+ years of experience in Space Programs focused on Ground processing of satellite data.
Five (5)+ years of experience managing teams.
Familiarity with ISO 9001 / AS9100 Quality Management System certification process.
Lean / Six Sigma Black Belt certification to drive continuous improvement.
Familiarity with Agile development methodology
Demonstrated ability to apply strong analytical skills.
Experience with technical and project management.
Proven ability to be resourceful, well-organized, able to multi-task and coordinate assignments.
Leader in a team environment with exceptional interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:
Paid Time Off
Training and Development
Flexible Work Arrangements
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
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.
Job Category : Engineering