Northrop Grumman Engineer Quality 4 in San Diego, California

Engineer Quality 4

Requisition ID: 18003343

Location(s): United States-California-San Diego

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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 (NGAS) is looking for Quality Engineer 4 to support a program located in San Diego, CA facility.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supplier Quality Program Lead for the Global Hawk/ROK and NATO programs, responsible for assuring effective process execution and program support.

  • Interfaces with San Diego Design Center of Excellence (SDDCoE) functional organizations/leadership, suppliers and field personnel to coordinate effective issue resolution.

  • Participates in site Preventive Corrective Action Boards (PCABs), Program reviews, and Customer meetings as the Supplier Quality (SQ) representative.

  • Maintains Point-of-Contact responsibilities for all processes supporting Global Hawk/ROK, NATO or any other AtS activity (e.g., support facilitation of supplier conferences/symposiums, initiation/coordination of supplier Quality Improvement Plans, etc.), as needed.

  • Develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product.

  • Collaborates with engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place.

  • Designs and analyzes inspection and testing processes, mechanisms and equipment; conducts quality assurance tests; and performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications.

  • Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction.

  • Perform or facilitate Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) for Quality Management System (QMS) non-compliance.

  • Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements.

  • Develop Supplier Quality support estimates for Proposals or any other support requirements associated with SQ activities.

  • Familiarity with Cost and Earned Value Management System (EVMS) requirements/analysis.

  • 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. Working knowledge of SAP and MES also required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and a minimum of 14 years of Quality experience

  • Working knowledge of SAP and MES.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with Earned Value, labor estimating, and proposals

Experience with presenting to Program and Customer Executing Leadership

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.

Title: Engineer Quality 4

Location: California-San Diego

Requisition ID: 18003343