Northrop Grumman Engineer Quality 3 in Sunnyvale, California

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented Quality Engineer, specializing in Nondestructive Testing (NDT), to join our team in Sunnyvale, CA.

The Quality NDT Engineer will set-up and conduct non-destructive tests to include Magnetic Particle, Liquid Penetrant, Ultrasonic and Radiographic methods to determine acceptability. Establish testing procedures and methods, such as shooting sketches. Monitor manufacturing processes and operations, conduct tests and inspections to assure compliance. Weld visual inspection experience required. Train and certify Level II NDT Inspectors.

The position may specialize in the areas of design, product evaluation, metrology and/ or research and development as they apply to product or process quality.

Some travel required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a related STEM field.

  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience with significant exposure to complex part geometry welding inspection, machining processes, experience interpreting product specifications, customer purchase orders and military specifications for quality planning and management purposes

  • Ability to read mechanical drawings

  • Experience navigating and administering production work orders and processing nonconforming material in an ERP environment

  • Experience conducting manufacturing process failure analyses and corrective action investigations

  • Demonstrable experience working as a contributing member of an integrated manufacturing team.

  • U.S. Citizenship is a requirement as applicants may be subject to a government security investigation.

  • VT, PT, MT, UT, and RT Level III Certification required (Min 3).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ASNT Level III certification

  • Knowledge of NSTP - 278, NSTP 1688

  • Experience with Phased Array technologyNorthrop 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.