Northrop Grumman Flight Inspector 4 - Japan in International Posting,
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Northrop Grumman Defense Systems Sector (NGDS) is seeking a Flight Inspector 4 to join our growing team of diverse professionals supporting our Japan Global Hawk program at Misawa Air Base in Japan . The selected candidate will relocate to Misawa with the assistance of Northrop Grumman.
Inspects aircraft systems, control stations, ground equipment, and parts for operation and conformance to production, engineering, and company standards and specifications for delivery to foreign military customer at the customer's location
Inspects the installation and operation of electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, fuel, oil, and emergency systems and other parts and equipment of aircraft
Performs preflight and post flight inspections in accordance with standard procedure on aircraft
Approves non-flight-proven aircraft for flight
Clearly states descriptive findings in site non-compliances
Inspects adjustments, repairs, or modifications made on the aircraft
Ensures site compliance with the standards and regulations set forth in program Quality Assurance Plans, Company Quality Assurance directives, and customer-driven Quality Assurance standards identified in the program's Statement of Work
Acts as the on-site Safety officer and ensures employees are following established standards for personal protection and safe flight operations
Works independently to support OCONUS Flight Line activities, adapting to changing priorities without losing focus on the "outliers"
Must have a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 6 years of flight inspection experience, quality/mission assurance experience, or additional education in a comparable discipline
Familiarity with aircraft weight and balance principals
Must have working knowledge with Microsoft Office productivity suite with an emphasis in Excel, Power Point, and Word
Must be able to live and work OCONUS in Misawa, Japan
Must have and maintain an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance
Ideal candidate has a command-presence but maintains diplomacy in working with the site leadership, stateside support elements, and/or customer representatives
Advanced knowledge in all aspects of a Quality Assurance Management Systems as defined by AS9100D
A wide and comprehensive acquaintance with, and understanding of what it takes to implement and sustain Quality Assurance from a total Mission Assurance perspective
Global Hawk platform experience
Practical experience (in aerospace or a related field) with problem identification and root cause analysis as well as formal ISO/AS auditor training highly desired
In depth knowledge of aircraft weight and balance and experience using AWBS software program
Experience in composite fabrication for airframes, work with electrical and electronic assemblies, and/or propulsion systems
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Job Category : Flight Operations