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Northrop Grumman Quality Assurance Manager in Clearfield, Utah

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Northrop Grumman is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission - whether it's a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world's leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation's largest manufacturer of ammunition.

Northrop Grumman Flight Systems Division provides products and services that span the launch, missile systems and aerospace markets. We are a premier producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small and medium class space launch vehicles for Civil, DoD and Commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles.

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking an experienced Manager of Plant Quality Assurance to lead and NDT Technician Team for our Clearfield, UT location.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

  • Manage NDT technicians and tie in with other ACCE Managers and Supervisor's

  • Support NDT Ultrasonic inspection (UT) activities, using automated and manual techniques

  • Monitor, status, and support employee ultrasonic inspection part rates daily

  • Help with interpreting NDT data to determine acceptability of parts in accordance with applicable specifications

  • Handle and move parts and components as required, to perform NDT inspections, and document inspection results

  • Support and provide UT expertise with composite structures

  • Monitor Performance and make improvements to meet or exceed expectations

  • Candidate must be able to adjust to an agile work environment and rapidly adjust resources to meet or exceed factory requirements

  • Lead by example in safety, excellent quality, cost and integrity


Requirements and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 8-10 years current/recent experience in non-destructive testing within an aerospace manufacturing environment

  • Documented hours as a highly experienced certified Level II Ultrasonic Inspector to include experience with establishing techniques and procedures; interpreting codes, standards, and specifications; and designating the particular nondestructive testing methods, techniques, and procedures to be used

  • Provide certification records

  • Experience with training and testing Level I and Level II technicians

  • Experience with NAS 410 requirements

  • Background in NDT of Carbon Fiber Aerospace products

  • Experience with specification interpretation and nonconformance reports

  • Experience with specification and drawing interpretations

  • Inspection reporting and documentation

  • Excellent computer skills; skilled in working with Microsoft Office applications

  • Must be able to work 12 hour shifts (6:00am to 6:30pm or 6:00pm to 6:30am)

  • Must be able to work weekends

  • Must be able to work flexible and changing shift schedules

  • Support manufacturing in high rate composite part production facility

  • Excellent attendance and punctuality, ability to work over time, and other shifts as required

  • Perform physical requirements of the position, including use of inspection hand tools, NDT equipment, lift up to 50 lbs., pass eye examination

  • Familiarity with basic dimensional inspection equipment, micrometers, snaps gages, etc.

  • Familiarity with hand held instruments and techniques etc.

  • Use of small hand tools and comparators USMGO hand held UT equipment

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Composite Ultrasonic interpretation experience preferred

  • ASNT Level III certification(s)

Competencies for Success:

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with others at all levels of the organization

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

  • Ability to work independently

  • Excellent time management skills

  • 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

  • Leading a team to success and promoting a positive attitude and work environment


  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED (education will be verified)

  • Level II UT Certification

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.


Job Category : Mission and Quality Assurance