Northrop Grumman QUALITY ASSURANCE LEAD in Elkridge, Maryland
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.
At Northrop Grumman, innovation isn't just an idea - it's a way of life.
Our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way.
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented Quality Assurance Lead to join our team in Elkridge, MD.
Responsibilities will be:
Evaluate in-process and completed sub-assemblies and systems, and identify defects in accordance with governing documentation.
Perform inspections using tooling and check-off lists for the complete inspection of sub-assemblies and systems. Interface with manufacturing operations and engineering personnel to improve processes and documentation issues.
Conduct inspections of complex components to determine, from visual and dimensional checks, piece/part conditions that contribute to, or cause, defects.
Perform in-process, sampling, First Article Inspections, and final inspection on a variety of complete electromechanical LRUs and systems. Visually inspect for appropriate electrical assembly specifications and standards.
Review metrics, procedures, and techniques used to inspect materials, parts, units, and/or systems that improperly passed inspection, in order to make necessary corrections to prevent recurrence.
Perform ISO Audits as required by audit coordinator after receiving certification.
Submit contract end item product as required. Inspect shipment and shipping paperwork such as government/customer shipping documents, packaging and preservation information using applicable specifications. Some interface with contracts personnel is also required for shipping process.
Customer and government (DCMA) interface is required for in-process inspections through final inspections as well as contract end item submittals and final pack and shipping process.
Perform as a Quality Process Control Aide in an AS-9100 process-oriented organization.
Work second shift as needed.
High School diploma or equivalent and 6 years additional education and/or related experience.
Quality inspection and electromechanical assembly experience.
Drawing review experience.
Knowledge of geometric tolerancing.
Ability to work second shift as needed.
Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Confidential clearance. U.S. citizenship required.
Experience interfacing with DoD customers
Active Department of Defense (DoD) Confidential clearance.
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