Northrop Grumman Manager Quality Engineering 2 in Linthicum, Maryland

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Manager ofQuality Engineering based in Linthicum, Maryland . ( This position does not provide relocation assistance.)

The qualified applicant will join the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Mission Assurance team supporting factory test equipment quality operations. We are looking for a high-caliber individual with a background in Mission/Quality Assurance along withElectrical, Digital, or RF hardware testexperience or Test Engineering test set design experience, or Program/Project Management experience to joinour Mission Assurance organization.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Promotes the professional development of the Mission Assurance workforce and fosters a collaborative culture that sustains the momentum around employee engagement and inclusion, affordability, innovation, value growth and continuous improvement.

  • Provides clear assignments, helps employees connect their efforts to the bigger picture, creates an inclusive work environment characterized by mutual respect and the valuing of differences, and builds a culture that motivates employees to their highest levels of performance.

  • Establishes strong business relationships with Client leadership teams, and creates effective partnership across all the client leadership teams, Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain as well as the Profit and Loss Organizations.

  • Sets the strategy to meet customer's expectations, regularly communicates program status. Provides situational awareness and effective communication both internally and externally.

  • Leverages comprehensive metrics, customer and employee feedback to assess program performance and risks, and determines resources to ensure mission success.

  • Leads the Test Equipment Support Quality Engineers, overseeing test equipment manufacture and certification forprograms and capital projects, to include contractual, equipment and software certification, and process requirements.

  • Participates in test equipment certification activities including design reviews, certification readiness reviews, test set demonstrations, and equipment certification.

  • Assesses manpower needs and manageprogram support requirements.

  • Provides oversight and guidance on Quality Assessment Framework (QAF) and IPRS monthly inputs.

This requisition can be filled at a Level2


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ yearsof experience (or 9+ years of experience in lieu of degree)in Mission/Quality Assurance, Electrical Hardware Test, Digital Hardware Test, RF Hardware Test, Test Engineering, Test Set Design, Program/Project Management, or other related experience.

  • 3 years of demonstrated success leading teams or individual contributors and managing work to meet cost andschedule requirements.

  • Excellent computer skills and Microsoft Office tools expertise.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. US citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree with Industry experience in Quality Assurance.

  • Experience certifying electrical, digital, or RF test equipment for use and associatedquality activities leading tocertification.

  • Experience designing orworking on electrical, digital, or RF test equipment.

  • Six Sigma green belt certification

  • Current active Secret security clearance

  • 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.