Engineer/Principal Engineer Mission Assurance (Level 2 or 3)Beavercreek, OH

Requisition ID: R10161779

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Beavercreek, Ohio, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 2

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Mission Assurance Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located on-site in Beavercreek, Ohio.

The Mission Assurance Engineer is a key contributor to the entire project lifecycle. You will review and incorporate customer requirements into the manufacturing and procurement processes to support delivery of compliant product. You will support design qualification through first article planning and reporting, providing inputs to Preliminary and Critical Design Reviews, and performing peer reviews of manufacturing instructions and test procedures. You will perform internal process audits, and support core quality functions. You will work closely with all functions of the organization, and within Integrated Product Teams to identify and solve problems and improve processes.


  • Write procedures and quality inspection documents, review manufacturing planning for proper incorporation of design requirement verifications

  • Analyze nonconformance data to identify and resolve process deficiencies and provide recommendations for improvement and MRB reduction

  • Work with a team to reduce Cost of Poor Quality through innovation and process improvements using LEAN strategies

  • Lead corrective action activities and reports findings to program and CAB meetings

  • Support internal audits, process observations and area assessments

  • Collaborate and partner with cross functions and programs, customers, program management, and other support organizations

  • Ensure flow down of customer and industry requirements to suppliers

  • Partner with customers to achieve goals and deliver to requirements

The ideal candidate takes ownership of their role within the organization, identifying and completing tasks with minimal oversight and direction. Our team is collaborative and highly interactive with other engineering groups and customers. You will be supported in your efforts to improve processes / procedures and encouraged to take calculated risks to achieve project goals while learning from and regarding mistakes as opportunities to improve.

This is a full time exempt, on-site position. Our team works a 9/80 schedule, which gives you every other Friday off to pursue passions outside of the office.

You must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance for this position, qualified candidates will be submitted through company procedures after offer acceptance.

This role may be filled at an Engineer or Principal Engineer level depending on the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ years of relevant work experience or Master’s degree and 0+ years of relevant work experience

  • Experience incorporating inspection requirements into manufacturing processes

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

Principal Engineer

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years of relevant work experience or Master’s degree and 3+ years of relevant work experience

  • Experience incorporating inspection requirements into manufacturing processes

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of GD&T

  • Experience working to an AS9100 certified Quality Management System

  • Knowledge of Root Cause / Corrective Action methods

  • Ability to maintain process or program quality metrics

  • Active DoD Secret clearance

Salary Range: $79,300 - $118,900

Salary Range 2: $97,500 - $146,300

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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.