Inspector 1 Charlottesville, VA

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 Mission Systems is seeking a talented and motivated individual for our assembly inspection team in Charlottesville, VA. This position will support the inspection function in our Wire Prep assembly area as well as training to support other assembly areas.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Perform in-process and final inspections on maritime navigation and control units to include a review of the associated product build documentation.

  • Confirm acceptable quality standards and workmanship practices in assigned work centers by learning/practicing process specifications and using workmanship standards during everyday job functions.

  • Identify discrepant conditions and generate nonconformance reports for discrepancies discovered during inspection processes.

  • Maintain records of results.

  • The use of common tooling such as calipers, tape measures and multi meters for inspection will be required for this position.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/equivalent

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance. U.S. citizenship required.

  • Strong work ethic and good attitude - it should be evident from output of work that the best possible effort was given.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Personal initiative to become engaged in assigned work area without needing to be coached or led to the next assignment.

  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office applications.

  • Ability to learn new computer programs/applications.

  • Ability to repeatedly lift 30 pounds from cart to table.

  • Ability to focus and communicate over ambient noise.

  • Must be available to work overtime as needed.

  • Ability to work 1st and or 2nd shift

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AS/BS or higher

  • IPC 610/620 Workmanship Certification

  • J-STD-001 Certification

  • Fluent in use of Microsoft applications and ability to learn new computer programs/applications

  • Ability to read engineering documentation such as drawings and parts lists, inspection plans, and supplemental instructions.

  • Experience in an inspection role.

Salary Range: $31,700 - $52,800

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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