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Northrop Grumman Principal/Sr Principal Supplier Quality Engineer in Linthicum, Maryland

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Linthicum, MD. The Quality Engineer will support the Supplier Performance Management organization covering BWI campus programs interests.

  • Perform Specification Compliance Reviews, Drawing review. Assist with First Article Inspections per (AS9102 or equivalent) and Source inspections.

  • Initiate Corrective Action Plans and work with suppliers, manufacturing and engineering personnel to identify root cause and ensure robust corrective actions are implemented.

  • Support process and product audits along with capacity assessments to ensure the supplier's processes are robust and capable.

  • Review Purchase Requisition and Purchase Orders for quality Notes flow-down to supplier

  • Work with key suppliers to ensure they are performing well and their capacity and capability are adequate to deliver products to specifications and on time

  • Perform Supplier performance management by analyzing performance data, and identifying opportunities for improvement

  • Preventing/Minimizing business impact from supplied material defects; supplier quality risk mitigation

  • Proactive reduction and prevention of supplied material defect occurrences and verification of supplied material defect claims

  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written) will be necessary to support the assignment and weekly reports.

  • Be able to analyze and present data to Director level Management.

  • collaborate and foster positive working relationships with suppliers and internal teams

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Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Supplier Quality Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related STEM Field

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in products manufacturing processes (or 3+ years of relevant experience with a Master's in a STEM field)

  • Experience with AS9100/AS9102/Equivalent (standardized quality management system for the aerospace industry)

  • Experience in products/material root cause analysis and corrective action

  • Experience collaborating with external suppliers and internal teams

  • Must be able to obtain a DOD Secret Clearance. US Citizenship required

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Supplier Quality Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related STEM Field

  • 9+ years of relevant experience in products manufacturing processes (or 7+ years of relevant experience with a Master's in a STEM field)

  • Experience with AS9100/AS9102/Equivalent (standardized quality management system for the aerospace industry)

  • Experience in products/material root cause analysis and corrective action

  • Experience collaborating with external suppliers and internal teams

  • Must be able to obtain a DOD Secret Clearance. US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications for Both Levels:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Materials, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering

  • Familiar with FAR or DFAR or DOD or MIL standards ( MIL-STD-271, MIL-STD-2035, & MIL-STD-278)

  • Experience with statistical process control or ISO 9001

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

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