Aircraft Inspector 2Clearfield, UT

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.

Responsibilities | Essential Functions:

  • Visually and physically inspect aircraft fuselage structure for conformance to engineering requirements using a variety of precision measurement equipment and inspection tools to include micrometers, calipers, flashlights, depth gages, digital microscope, and other instruments

  • Responsible for inspection of product in accordance with drawings, work instructions, quality acceptance procedures, and retention of acceptance documentation/ records.

  • Inspection of internally manufactured parts throughout final stages of production.

  • Composite inspections include location, gap verification, edge sealing.

  • Locate, identify and accurately document nonconforming product at time of discovery per applicable procedures

  • Visually and physically inspect rework and repair for compliance per engineering requirements

  • Mentor technicians on nonconforming product/material discovered during inspection to include engineering requirements, how to identify the nonconformance and process improvement

  • Develop, promote, and maintain collaborative team environment with fellow inspectors, support organizations

  • Work well as part of a team and individually to increase quality, efficiency, effectiveness and affordability through process improvement and other quality control methods

  • Must pass all job-specific or specialized certification and qualification programs required for core tasks or specialized assignments.

  • Tasks may be performed in a team environment or individually based. Must be able to work while unsupervised.

Competencies for Success:

  • Positive individual who is willing to expand current skill set

  • Must be able to work independently and in a team setting

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with others at all levels of the organization

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • High aptitude for learning

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED required (education will be verified) 2+ years of quality inspection experience

  • Must have technical strengths in composite processing, operations, and inspection

  • Must be able to use standard measuring inspection tools/equipment and able to read and understand blueprints, technical specifications and operating procedures

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret Clearance and Special Program Access

  • This position requires the ability to perform moderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: standing, bending, and capable of lifting up to 50 pounds

  • Must be able to work around composites, epoxies, and sealants for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to work flexible and changing shift schedules

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years Quality inspection of composite structures

  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written.

  • Experience with MRB process preferred.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written.

  • Proficient in Microsoft applications

  • Proficient computer skills

Salary Range: $49,900 - $83,100

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.