Principal Quality AnalystBaltimore, 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 Analyst 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 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 Analysts 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!

This position will be on-site at our Baltimore facility.

The Quality Analyst:

  • Ensures that performance and quality products conform to established company and regulatory standards

  • Reviews, analyzes and reports on quality discrepancies related to assembly, process, mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical systems

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

  • Participation in Risk Management process and support to team in identification of risks

  • Performs test witnessing to include monitoring/ witnessing preparations for test events and sign-off on final test reports, surveillance of integration and test labs, and customer buy-off/sell-off support

  • Corrective action review and reporting to include monitoring status of corrective and preventive actions and tracking through closure, reviewing/analyzing defect data, monitoring test problem report data and closure status, monitoring causal analysis and resolution

  • Supports hardware control to Bill of Materials (BOM), First Article Inspections, close-out and delivery inspections and control of end item data packages

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree with a minimum of 6 years of industry experience (or 4+ year of experience with a Master's degree within one or more areas: quality, auditing, manufacturing, engineering; Additional 4 years of related experience will be considered in lieu of a bachelor's degree.)

  • Must be able to obtain a DOD (Department of Defense) Secret Security Clearance (US Citizenship required).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP expertise

  • ISO 9001 and/or AS9100 trained auditor

  • Familiar with AS9102

  • Aerospace and Defense Industry experience

What We Can Offer You -

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which 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 and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

Salary Range: $84,600 - $127,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.