Engineer Mission Assurance Level 1 or Level 2Rocket Center, WV

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

Job Description

The Mission Assurance/Quality Engineer will provide leadership to our Missile Products team at our Rocket Center, WV location. This position acts as a quality liaison for Operations, Program Management, customer, government agencies and various other functions.

Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Generate quality reports such as First Pass Yield, First Article Inspection, Cost of Quality, etc.

  • Analyze data and drive process improvements

  • Receive and/or develop inspection plans based upon statistical methods

  • Review data and statistical analysis to assess process capability to meet required standards and specifications

  • Use Lean tools such as risk assessment, 8D, DFMEA and/or PFMEA

  • Build good working relationship with suppliers, conducting periodic supplier audits to make sure that they are working according to plan

  • Validate and coordinate product readiness for use or delivery, including FAAT qualifications of new suppliers

  • Provide and support failure analysis processes for program hardware

  • Perform independent risk assessments on Mission Assurance issues and communicate issues and findings

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to deterring and defeating any adversary, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.


Basic Qualifications:

Level 1:

• A bachelors degree 0+ years of experience, strong reference of a STEM Degree from an accredited college or university. Will consider 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree.

• Must be a US citizen and have the ability to obtain a DOD Secret Security Clearance

Level 2:

• A bachelors degree with 2 years of experience or a masters degree with 0 years of experience, strong reference of a STEM Degree from an accredited college or university. Will consider 6 years of experience in lieu of a degree

• Must be a US citizen and have the ability to obtain a DOD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

• Lean Six Sigma training and certification

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

• Able to use custom manufacturing software (i.e. Solumina) to maintain quality records, traceability, etc.

• Able to work on multiple tasks in a dynamic environment

This position falls under a Federal Explosives License issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for this location. Candidates hired into this role will be required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire to ATF for approval to be a possessor.

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

Salary Range: $62,200 - $93,400

Salary Range 2: $75,300 - $112,900

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.