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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Quality Analyst_DoD Secret Required_Clearfield UT in Clearfield, Utah

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Northrop Grumman is currently seeking a Sr. Principal Quality Analyst to provide support to our ACS Program Team . (Must have current and Active Secret Clearance to be considered)

Essential Functions:

Ensures performance and quality products conform to established company and regulatory standards. Reviews, analyzes and reports on quality discrepancies related to assembly, process, mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical systems. Investigates problems and develops disposition and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies. Interfaces with manufacturing, engineering, customer, vendor and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met. Recommends corrective actions, dispositions and modifications.

Candidate will work in an industrial environment and support solving engineering problems. Will effectively interact with design engineering team and provide support across Factory Value Streams, Materials and Process experts, Process engineering, and Tool Design.

Emphasis in coursework or prior experience in the following areas required:

  • Application of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (ANSI/AMSE Y14.5)

  • Dimensional Inspection Techniques

  • Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action

  • Knowledge of MRB (Material Review Board) standards.

  • Understanding of PES (Lean) principles with experience leading and implementing significant improvements.

  • Engineering Design, Solids of Mechanics, Design of Experiments, Systems Engineering and Statistics

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Working knowledge of AS9100

  • Knowledge of implementation and maintenance of risk management

  • Knowledge of developing, collecting, and analyzing metrics

  • Demonstrated ability to present information to a variety of stakeholders and to package (arrange/assemble) data in a manner consistent with the target audience

  • Customer Interface

  • Routinely coordinates issues with various programs and customers with little supervision.

Candidate should have experience in the following areas:

  • Digital inspection techniques using Leica and Romer arm equipment

  • Experience using and programming CMMs

  • Mechanical Design

  • Tooling

  • Computer Aided Design and Software - i.e. Verisurf, Cameo, CAD/CAM, etc.

  • Understanding of Continuous Improvement concepts, process and tools.

  • Qualified candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. They should be a strong problem solver and critical thinker. They should have the ability to multi task.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree and minimum of 10 years of experience or MS degree and a minimum of 8 years of experience OR minimum of 18 years experience in Quality or another related field of experience in lieu of a 4 year degree

  • Must have an Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Demonstrated leadership

  • Demonstrated customer interface

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS degree and minimum of 10 years of experience or MS degree and a minimum of 8 years of experience

  • Quality and Lean certifications

  • CMR (Quality Control Material Review) authority or history of authority. Familiar with Six Sigma concepts

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 : Mission and Quality Assurance