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Northrop Grumman Manager Quality Engineering 1 in Clearfield, Utah

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and encourages a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.

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Northrop Grumman is seeking a Quality Engineering Manager 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clearfield, Utah .

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provides daily management and direction to inspection and IBO staff utilizing management guidelines and general policies that fully engage our Quality Management System.

  • Collaborate with program managers, operations, engineering, customer, DCMA, vendor and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met.

  • Determines the resources required for Mission Assurance inspection/IBO team.

  • Leads a team of inspectors on how to resolve issues during production inspection and how to interpret program specifications (Blue Book)

  • Help IBO personnel resolve issues that may arise during the creation of end item data packs and selling products to customers

  • Support the development of teams in the investigation of issues and non-conformances

  • Ensure throughput of team is maximized without sacrificing reliability and quality of the product

  • Drive process improvement ideas to implementation phase

  • Ensure Quality Assurance teams have the vital ISO training and OJT to perform their job functions efficiently and reliably

  • Ensure accurate development of employees (i.e. mentoring, career path development, etc.)

  • Perform semi-annual and annual employee reviews with team members, as well as 1:1 meetings

  • Have a clear understanding of how to provide transparent/candid feedback to employees as needed for performance improvement


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and 5+ years applicable technical experience in one or more of the following areas: mission/quality assurance, supporting systems engineering, systems integration, data analytics, and other related engineering fields.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Security Clearance and special program access within a reasonable period of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs

  • Quality/Mission Assurance and/or process knowledge and understanding

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Solid understanding of the RCCA process and its application

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DOD Secret Security Clearance

  • Prior work experience in a fast-paced, variable environment. May require frequent overtime and weekend work

  • Solid understanding of AS9100, AS9102, AS9103 and NADCAP

  • Must have the ability to work well and collaborate with all departments on the program.

  • Solid understanding of both MES and MESX

What we offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer outstanding benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

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 most positions.

Job Category : Engineering