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Northrop Grumman Mgr Quality Engineering 2 in Sunnyvale, California

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a Product Quality Support Manager 2, based out of Sunnyvale, CA.

The Product Quality Support Manager 2 is responsible for establishing and leading the Quality function for the Sunnyvale location; a key element of the Marine Systems business unit within the Navigation & Maritime Systems Division (N&MSD). Marine Systems designs, builds, tests, and supports Propulsion/Power Generation and Launch Systems for submarine and aircraft carriers.

As a key leader, partner and essential member of the Sunnyvale site leadership team, the Product Quality Support Manager 2 will lead a high performing material inspection team to support company operations.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the materials inspection of material received from suppliers. Experience with quality codes, quality note/notice process, and general preventative/corrective action processes is expected

  • Collaborates with Engineering, Manufacturing, and Global Supply Chain to ensure quality is inherent in every requirement design, work product, and end product delivered by Northrop Grumman Sunnyvale

  • Responsible for department yields, expenses, and non-applied time, and merit planning

  • Promotes the professional development of the Quality workforce and fosters a collaborative culture that sustain the momentum around employee engagement and inclusion, afford-ability, innovation, value growth and continuous improvement.

  • Maintains the highest level of commitment to quality, compliance and internal controls in adherence to company values and ethics.

  • Assures compliance in quality, risk management, safety, process improvement, subcontractor and supplier quality, configuration and data management in accordance with contractual requirements.

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

  • Thought leader influencing and impacting strategy for the Mission Assurance organization, while driving innovative change.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Additional benefits

Education Assistance

Training and Development

9/80 Schedule at Many Sites

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field.

  • 5+ years of related experience in Quality Assurance, Calibration or Material Inspection.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret security clearance (US Citizenship required).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Engineering or technical field.

  • 3+ years of experience leading or managing teams in a manufacturing environment.

  • Familiarity with ISO 9001 Quality Management System certification process.

  • Lean / Six Sigma Green Belt (or higher) certification to drive continuous improvement.

  • Familiarity with SAP, a plus with Mission Assurance transactions.

  • Possesses DoD Secret security clearance (US Citizenship 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 : Engineering