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Northrop Grumman Principal Supplier Quality Analyst in Clearfield, Utah

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Principal Supplier Quality Analyst to join our growing team of diverse professionals in Clearfield, Utah to support our F-5 / T-38 program.

Responsibilities:

  • Implements Mission Assurance engagement strategies across the program life-cycle from supporting new business pursuits to supporting fielded products

  • Acts as the main Supplier Quality focal point for the program and will be responsible for applying and maintaining quality evaluation techniques and control systems to ensure compliance with contractual requirements

  • Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials

  • Collaborates with customers, supply chain, program management, contracts, and engineering to ensure quality standards are in place and maintained

  • Performs assessments of the program activities to ensure compliance with stated requirements

  • Measures and monitors supplier performance, including corrective actions to the supplier, source inspections, AS9102 inspections, and supplier audits

  • Monitors Supplier processes and performance to ensure mission success

  • Evaluates and assures supplier, quality, risk management, safety, reliability and maintainability of program achievements, in accordance with contractual requirements

  • Assesses supplier performance and risks, and determines methodology to ensure mission assurance

  • Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction

  • Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have one of the following:

  • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of quality / mission assurance experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with a minimum of 6 years of quality / mission assurance experience

  • Master's degree in a STEM discipline with a minimum of 4 years of quality / mission assurance experience

  • Experience and knowledge of First Article Inspection Standard / AS9102 application

  • Knowledge and application of SAP

  • Knowledge and application of Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) concepts and actions, including counterfeit items

  • Must be able to work on-site in Clearfield, Utah (teleworking is acceptable during the COVID pandemic)

  • Ability to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time) with a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge and experience in application of AS9100D and ISO9001

  • Certification in Lean and/or Six Sigma quality engineering methodologies

  • Experience in process flow building and value stream building preferred

  • Prefer candidates with an Engineering or STEM degree

  • Previous experience as a Quality Engineer

  • Previous experience having responsibility and oversight of multiple products and/or processes

  • Knowledge of ISO9001 and AS9100 quality standards

  • Experience working with suppliers in an aerospace or automotive environment

  • Able to work in both external and internal environmental conditions

  • Excellent collaboration skills in team environment

  • Ability to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints

  • Able to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result

  • Able to provide direction to determine priorities to achieve goals

  • Ability to make decisions that positively impact the organization's credibility, operations and services

  • Able to prepare and analyze data and figures

  • Good communication skills, including with top management

  • Ability to identify sequence of operations or action to be taken

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Mission and Quality Assurance

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