Northrop Grumman Mgr Test Inspection 1 in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Test Inspector Manager 1 to lead our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Rolling Meadows, IL. Position travels 10% of the time.

As a key leader, partner and essential member of the Land and Avionics C4ISR leadership team, the Test Inspection Manager will lead a high performing inspection team and will be responsible for executing, monitoring and reporting on the health and quality of products and services. The qualified candidate will have demonstrated success leading teams within cost and schedule while achieving a high level of employee engagement.

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.

Functional Manager responsibilities include: work planning/prioritizing, cost, schedule, technical performance, and quality of products.

Responsible for all aspects of program performance on a delivery order and technical services-type contracts.

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


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering discipline or related STEM field.

  • Three (3)+ years of experience in Quality, Quality Engineering, Program Management, Engineering Management or Manufacturing.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance. US Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience

  • Familiarity with ISO 9001/AS9100 Quality Management System Certification Process

  • Lean/Six-Sigma Green Belt Certification

  • Knowledgeable of Earned Value Management

  • Familiarity with SAP

  • 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.