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Northrop Grumman Principal Mission Assurance Supplier Engineer in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

SSSD has an opening for a Principal Mission Assurance Supplier Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach CA .

As a Principal Mission Assurance Supplier Engineer you will collaborate with program management, engineering, subcontracts/procurement functional management and supplier management teams to ensure that all procurements meet or exceed the requirements of external and internal customers. You will define the Supplier MA program within the scope of contract requirements and NG policies and processes. You will coordinate and oversee Mission Assurance Supplier implementation over all program phases.

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Supports the maintenance of the approved supplier list and periodically reviews supplier performance to determine whether suppliers should remain on the approved list

  • Evaluates supplier-non-conformances, negative performance trends and failures and determines root cause and implements corrective and preventive actions

  • Supports the Commodity Engineering Teams responsible for the procurement of space-qualified EEE components, mechanisms, mechanical parts and assemblies

  • Keeps management apprised of supplier performance, quality status and risks

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

  • Flexible Schedules: For example, some roles offer the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

For more details, please view Northrop Grumman Benefits.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) field with five (5) years of experience in Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering or other relevant discipline

  • OR a Masters degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) field with three (3) years of experience in Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering, or other relevant discipline

  • Three (3) years of experience with spacecraft and/or EEE hardware manufacturing

  • Experience working with nonconforming material investigations and root cause and corrective actions

  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office applications to document and relay information to various stakeholders

  • Able to obtain and maintain a DoD Government Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in SAP and MES data management systems

  • Knowledge of supply chain management processes

  • Active DoD Government 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.

Job Category : Engineering