Northrop Grumman Quality Engineer 3 ( Redondo Beach, CA) in Redondo Beach, California

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 aQuality Engineer 3to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

Candidate will provide support for in-process and final satellite integration, test and launch on DoD, government and commercial programs, to include mechanical and electrical integration, system testing, near field range testing, mechanical and electrical alignments, mass properties, EGSE validation, deployment testing and configuration verification for all activities. Applicant must be familiar with the Integration & Test QA processes for spacecraft/payload operations including discrepancy/disposition process, procedure review and approval, hardware and software configuration management, EAGE/MAGE processes and alignment operations.

Candidate should be able to work with limited support from quality management and will be required to verify conformance to program specifications and drawings. Coordinate problem resolution with engineering and I&T team. Must have working knowledge of Preliminary Review/Material Review Board activities and understanding of root cause and corrective action process. May be required to prepare and conduct program internal audits and participate in AS9100 audits. Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements. May specialize in the areas of design, incoming material, production control, product evaluation and reliability, inventory control and/or research and development as they apply to product or process quality. May be certified in lean and six-sigma quality engineering methodologies. The ability to work with all levels of management and excellent communication skills are is a must.

Ability to work in confined spaces, climb ladders, elevated platforms, and around sensitive equipment. Mandatory 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift, weekends and holiday work. Must be able to travel and work offsite for extended periods.

Basic Qualifications:

BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineeringor Math (STEM) and 5 years' experience inquality engineeringin aircraft or satellite integrationin a production and/or manufacturing environment. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Quality, Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer preferred

  • Experience working with machined parts, composites, structures, assembly, and testing.

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.