Engineer Quality Baltimore, MD

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Mission Systems is seeking a dedicated Quality engineer to be part of our dynamic team supporting a multitude of Northrop's premier programs in Baltimore, MD.

You will be working with cutting edge technology in our Airborne Multifunction Sensors Division. Developing the highest quality products that solve evolving electronic environmental threats and allow our warfighter to stay ahead of the curve in ever changing situations, provides a rewarding engineering career. Core areas focused upon are unique and not seen elsewhere from our competition. Targeting and surveillance radars, navigation systems, digital technology, electronic warfare and communications are just some of the areas our Quality Engineers work in. You will utilize tools that provide unsurpassed reporting and monitoring such as Microsoft Power Apps, Tableau, SAP, RCCA tracking and various customized tool sets. We invite you to bring your ideas, skills and pioneering spirit to our successful factory manufacturing team!

Roles & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • 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 and maintained. Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment.

  • 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.

  • Perform production floor activities associated with quality, production, and test activities, while assisting in the corrective action board (CAB) including data gathering and analysis.

  • Possess technical knowledge in specifications/standards, drawing interpretation, measurement and analysis methods, process and product assessments, and corrective action methodology

  • Support the Inspection Team by ensuring contractual quality requirements are flowed down to the cell, clarifying drawing and other build documentation questions

  • Possess the ability to apply technical standards, scientific principles, theories and concepts

  • Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction while collaborating with the compliance team

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

  • 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.

Basic Qualifications for a Quality Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, or equivalent STEM discipline.

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in a Mechanical Manufacturing/Machining environment (1+ year(s) with a related Master's degree).

  • Possess technical knowledge in quality specifications and standards.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications especially Excel, Word, Power Point

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance. US Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Materials, Civil, Engineering

  • Master's degree in STEM discipline.

  • PCDMIS CMM programming experience.

  • Working knowledge of GD&T.

  • Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Certification in a Method.

  • Additive Manufacturing or Brazing experience.

  • Quality related experience in the following processes: machining, sheet metal, welding, finishing, mechanical assembly.

  • Training in LEAN, Six Sigma, and CI methodologies, Certified Green or Black Belt.

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001/AS9100 and internal auditing

  • Experience in a DoD Manufacturing environment.

  • Drawing interpretation and ANSI Y14.5 requirements experience

Salary Range: $73,600 - $110,400

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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.