Northrop Grumman Mission Assurance Manager 3 in Hill AFB, Utah

Mission Assurance Manager 3

Requisition ID: 18002666

Location(s): United States-Utah-Hill AFB

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking a highly qualified Mission Assurance Manager 3. This position is located in Hill AFB, Utah and is a dual responsibility role including Mission Assurance (MA) Manager with oversight of the Utah Area Operating Units (OUs), as well as performing the function of MA Manager for the Engineering and Systems Integration (ESI) OU. The selected candidate will report to the Flight System Solutions (FSS) Business Unit (BU) Mission Assurance Director.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers.

We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with 65,000 employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life.

Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be. Just as you would invest your time and hard work into our company, we focus on investing back into you through enriching professional experiences and high-quality learning and development opportunities.

We want you to bring your whole self to work and for you to have meaningful connections with your coworkers, customers, and communities, while

providing the best products, systems, and technologies to protect our world.

The successful candidate must possess a complete and thorough understanding of Program Management and Mission Assurance as well as proven leadership, managerial, and communication skills across all levels of the company. The successful candidate must have a superior ability to establish and nurture an excellent working relationship with all Customers both internal and external and be able to quickly and sufficiently understand the technical domain encompassed by the Utah Area Operating Units (UAOUs).

In the role of MA Manager for UAOUs, the successful candidate will provide leadership and guidance to OU and program MA representatives, provide dotted line leadership for EHS and Supplier Quality team and perform as the focal point to the Business Unit for all MA activities including Program Assurance, Quality Assurance, System Assurance and integration with Supplier Quality. The MA Manager for UAOUs will oversee the business development activities to ensure MA is appropriately bid for all new programs and task orders and positions are subsequently staffed in a timely manner.

In the role of MA Manager for ESI OU, the successful candidate will be functionally responsible for providing and managing MA support for existing and future programs and task orders in the ESI OU including Production, Software, Design and Supplier Quality. These responsibilities include implementation, maintenance, and continual improvement of the established QMS according to the requirements of the Quality Standard and Division, Sector and Corporate quality policies, processes and procedures ensuring the total integration of quality requirements throughout all phases of design, planning, procurement, test, delivery and post-delivery support.

The ESI MA Manager will participate in the preparation and approval of project work packages, schedules, cost estimates and budgets. This position will also have overall responsibility for driving the corrective action process complimentary to the established nonconforming material control system to ensure both timely and effective root cause analyses and preventative actions to support direct responses to Internal Issues, Customer Complaints and Supplier Discrepancies. ESI OU MA Manager will also responsible for identifying Quality skills, competencies and training needs within the ESI organization to ensure effective support to meet mission requirements in a budget constrained environment. This role is also responsible for ensuring process and product visibility status is provided to the FSS BU MA Director.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) and a minimum 8 years’ experience in Program Management, Systems Engineering or Mission/Quality Assurance -OR- a Master’s Degree with a minimum 5 years' experience

  • Minimum 3 year’s progressive responsibility in providing technical leadership

  • Strong working knowledge of ISO9001 and AS9100\

  • Understanding of Continuous Improvement concepts, process and tools

  • Demonstrated communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Proficient with the MS Office Professional suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance

  • U.S. Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science (MS) in engineering

  • Minimum 5 years recent ICBM experience

  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt CertificationNorthrop 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.

Title: Mission Assurance Manager 3

Location: Utah-Hill AFB

Requisition ID: 18002666