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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Quality Analyst in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Sr. Principal QA Policy Strategy Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Lake Charles, La at our Aircraft Maintenance and Fabrication Center.

In this position, you will:

  • Develop, maintain and ensure compliance with quality assurance programs, policies, processes, procedures and that the performance and quality of products conform to established standards, specifications and agency guidelines.

  • Serve as the on-site Team Lead for a diverse team of Mission Assurance Analysts and Engineers providing quality oversight and program support for the Joint STARS Programmed Depot Maintenance (PDM) program.

  • Regularly engage with and build/sustain productive collaboration with Northrop Grumman Defense Systems peers and on-site government representatives.

  • Maintain productive collaboration with and serve as liaison with Northrop Grumman Defense Systems and on-site government representatives.

  • Serve as a focal point for program quality support and active member of the Subcontract Management Team.

  • Work directly with operating entities to ensure that inspections, process control analyses or audits are conducted on a continuing basis as specified to enforce requirements and meet specifications.

  • Ensures the quality assurance programs/policies and statement of work policies/objectives are maintained and modified regularly.

  • May drive process improvements and administer tools to support continuous improvement.

  • Assist with root cause corrective action investigations and perform verification of corrective/preventative actions to ensure compliance.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 10 years of Quality, Maintenance or Military Aircraft experience or a minimum of 14 years of Quality, Maintenance or Military Aircraft experience of in lieu of bachelor's degree or 8 years of Quality, Maintenance or Military Aircraft experience with a master's degree.

  • 3 years of experience with ISO9100/9000 and/or other related standards

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Government Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to effectively interpret, receive, and communicate information across a diverse group of stakeholders

  • Active Clearance

  • Material Review Board certification

  • PDM or Depot maintenance experience in a commercial, military, or civilian contractor facility on large, multi-engine aircraft.

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