Northrop Grumman QA Policy and Strategy Analyst in Buffalo, New York

QA Policy and Strategy Analyst

Requisition ID: 18004408

Location(s): United States-New York-Buffalo

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman is looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) Policy and Strategy Analyst 3 for our Buffalo, NY campus. The employee will be responsible for leading and supporting a variety of activities that directly support the Quality Management System including the following:

Internal Auditing Program, ISO 9001, AS9100, Continuous Improvement, Calibration Management System, Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and the Lessons Learned program.

This position requires auditing all process areas of the organization to enforce requirements and meet specifications. The individual will mentor process owners to implement processes to support the Quality Management System. The candidate will develop, maintain and ensure compliance with quality assurance programs, policies, and processes.

The individual will be a project lead on specific efforts relating to Continuous Improvement and Corrective Actions and may work closely with upper management to ensure the scope and direction of each effort is on schedule and meeting all requirements. The candidate must be able to work in a fast- paced, cross-functional results oriented climate and quickly get to the root cause of nonconformities to provide technical solutions and corrective actions to a wide range of complex and difficult problems.

The candidate must be adept at coaching and leading cross functional teams throughout the organization to integrate process engineering solutions into team action plans supporting organizational goals and objectives.

The candidate must be a self-starter with a proven track record of multi discipline team experience and possess outstanding analytical, presentation, communication and facilitation skills.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a technical discipline plus 5 years of related experience.

  • Team facilitation experience and Process Auditing Experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment

  • Detailed knowledge of ISO 9001, AS9100 and CMMI.

  • Experience with TipQA

  • Experience with Sharepoint

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong public speaking skill

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.

Title: QA Policy and Strategy Analyst

Location: New York-Buffalo

Requisition ID: 18004408