Northrop Grumman Quality Analyst IV in Beale AFB, California

Quality Analyst IV

Requisition ID: 17026071

Location(s): United States-California-Beale AFB

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place you.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with 65,000 employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life.

Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be. Just as you would invest your time and hard work into our company, we focus on investing back into you through enriching professional experiences and high-quality learning and development opportunities. We want you to bring your whole self to work and for you to have meaningful connections with your coworkers, customers, and communities, while providing the best products, systems, and technologies to protect our world.

Job Description:

Develop and implement program quality plans, processes, and procedures using statistical quality control statistics, lean manufacturing concepts, and six-sigma tools and analyses. Ensure that performance, products, and services conform to established company and regulatory standards. Review, analyze and report on quality discrepancies related to assembly, process, mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical systems. Investigate problems and develop disposition and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies. Interface with manufacturing, engineering, customer, supplier and subcontractor representatives to assure compliance with requirements. Recommend corrective actions, dispositions and modifications. Provide quality assurance support for the ASMC team. Evaluate manufacturing processes and equipment to determine capability, improve efficiency and assure quality standards. Perform quality assurance inspections, process audits and surveillance of all phases of installations. Assure all material components used comply with applicable standards. Determine procedures for controlling product and process quality. Review quality trend analyses and related quality performance and customer satisfaction data. Maintains liaison with manufacturing, engineering, material management, supplier and customer personnel to resolve quality problems.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 6 years’ experience with a Bachelors; 4 years with a Masters. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Complete understanding of technical data and blueprints.

  • Experience in the review and extraction of contract requirements for implementation in documented processes and procedure executable by the workforce.

  • Must be able to collaborate with Program Management in the development of performance metrics in the areas of customer satisfaction, product/service performance, process performance and supplier/subcontractor performance.

  • Must have strong teamwork skills, ability to develop technical solutions to complex problems, and have proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal and organizational skills as well as oral and written communication skills are required.

  • Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days a year.

  • Must have and maintain a valid U.S. passport, accept customer furnished quarters for a period up to 120 days away from primary work location and comply with mobility requirements such as chemical warfare training and immunizations that may include anthrax and smallpox.

  • Must meet medical requirements for worldwide travel.

  • Must possess and be able to maintain a minimum active Top Secret Security Clearance.

  • The ability to obtain and retain Special Program access clearance within 365 days from submission.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in QMS development, implementation, and maintenance to the ISO 9001 or AS9100 standard.

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 statement, please U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

Title: Quality Analyst IV

Location: California-Beale AFB

Requisition ID: 17026071