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Northrop Grumman GBSD - Mission Assurance Manager 1 in Roy, Utah

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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Receiving Inspection Manager 1 to join our team. This leadership role will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here. Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force's sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.

What you will get to do:

The Receiving Inspection manager defines and monitors mission assurance program specifications and processes to ensure mission success of programs. Performs or assures quality, risk management, safety, reliability and maintainability of program achievements, subcontractors, and suppliers in accordance with contractual requirements. Assesses program performance and risks, and determines resources to ensure mission assurance.

Essential functions:

  • Supervisory or management responsibilities for more than one functional area in the Mission and Quality Assurance job family.

  • Help inspectors resolve issues that arise during the inspection of products.

  • Monitor data and develop metrics relating to work center performance.

  • Properly coordinate resource allocation to ensure Program needs are met.

  • Maintain oversight for review and approval of applicable procedures and process specifications related to the work center activities.

  • Ensure throughput of Rec Inspection team is maximized without sacrificing reliability of the product

  • Work with functional management to ensure budgets are appropriately established and maintained.

  • Encourage and support Rec Inspection team in review of inspection processes.

  • Drive process improvement ideas to implementation phase.

  • Ensure Rec Inspection team has the necessary training (including OJT) to perform their job functions efficiently and reliably.

  • Ensure proper development of employees (i.e. mentoring, career path development, etc.).

  • Lead inspection efforts in real-time alongside employees to ensure cycle time of products in the inspection queue is minimized.

  • Actively support inspection efforts to clear backlogs and minimize inspection queues.

  • Create procedures to standardize processes, practices, workflows and interactions.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

These positions will have a standard work schedule of 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.




Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in STEM with 2 years of management or leadership experience.

  • Active Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance.

  • Willingness to work 2nd shift activities if required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

  • Active Top Secret SCI

  • Practical experience in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is a plus.

  • Working knowledge of TipQA and/or SAP database applications

  • Knowledge of GD&T is a plus

  • Previous experience working in ISO or AS9100-certified company• Able to use Microsoft applications and ability to learn new computer programs/applications easily.

  • Basic technical writing skills are required

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 : Mission and Quality Assurance