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Northrop Grumman Principal Engineer Supplier Quality in Buffalo, New York



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.

Are you interested in expanding your career 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 Mission Systems is seeking a talented Supplier Quality Engineer to join our team in Buffalo, New York.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The Supplier Quality Engineer will spend considerable efforts in developing program assessments to determine supplier quality risk, specification compliance reviews and affordable risk mitigation approaches. The candidate must be a self-starter who can problem solve with minimal supervision. The expectation of this role is to proactively manage supplier quality to drive down quality issues and improve delivery.

  • The candidate will also be responsible for planning and implementing Quality Assurance actions for Electrical/Mechanical, PWB/CCA, RF/Microwave, Cable and Connector suppliers as well as developing, collecting, analyzing and presenting supplier metrics to support the division Supplier Quality, Mission Assurance and Global Supply Chain teams.

  • Other activities may include (but not limited to) Production Readiness Reviews, quarterly division and sector supplier reviews, Supplier Quality support quoting and cost tracking, evaluation of supplier capacity, collaboration with programs and suppliers on Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA), and engaging with program capture teams to shape sourcing strategies based on supplier quality risk factors.

  • The candidate has technical training and/or experience in specifications/standards including Geometric Tolerancing per ANSI Y14.5, drawing interpretation, MIL-STD-883, IPC-610/J-STD-001, measurement and analysis methods, supplier process assessments and product inspections, Six Sigma concepts, and above average knowledge of MS Office Applications.

This position will require occasional in state and out of state travel.


Job Category : Engineering