Northrop Grumman Engineer Quality 3 in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Engineer Quality 3

Requisition ID: 18010034

Location(s): United States-Louisiana-Lake Charles

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Quality Engineer 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

The selected candidate willsupport Joint STARS aircraft, Programmed Depot Maintenance (PDM).

Essential Functions:

  • Perform Quality Engineering and Program Quality related activities utilizing skills and knowledge in engineering and/ or quality

  • Perform and support day to day Quality requirements, i.e. product and process audits, Safety of Flight inspections, and MRB document reviews

  • Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction

  • Independently analyze nonconformance and non-compliances to review and determine effective root cause analysis and identify process improvement opportunities

  • Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards

  • Identify and assess program processes and provide evaluation of processes and products assuring they are developed and executed in accordance with Northrop Grumman contractual requirements and internal processes

  • Review procurement/contractual documents (Statements of Work, Specifications, drawings, USAF Technical Orders, Quality Plans, etc.) to ensure compliance to customer/government contractual requirements

  • The selected candidate must have a knowledge and experience with Material Review Board Activities (MRB) and aircraft structure

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain an Active DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • Minimum of 2 years of Material Review Board (MRB) experience in aircraft structures and or systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security Clearance

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or Business Management

  • Familiar with Joint STARS aircraft structures and systems

  • Familiar with Boeing 707 aircraft structure

  • Familiar with USAF technical orders

  • Familiar with Boeing Technical Data

  • Familiar with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Regulations

  • FAA airframe and power plant (A&P) License

  • Prior Aircraft Inspection experience

  • Ability to occasionally enter confined spaces e.g. Boeing 707 Fuel Tanks

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint

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: Engineer Quality 3

Location: Louisiana-Lake Charles

Requisition ID: 18010034