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Northrop Grumman Quality Engineering Manager 2 in Huntsville, Alabama

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 sector is seeking a Quality Engineering Manager 2 to join our growing team of diverse professionals supporting the WISLA program in Huntsville, Alabama .


  • Assures compliance in program quality, risk management, process improvement, subcontractor and supplier quality in accordance with contractual requirements.

  • Monitors operating unit quality metrics, corrective action boards, and program audit metrics and processes

  • Leverages comprehensive metrics, customer and employee feedback to assess program quality performance and risks

  • Presents metrics to executive leadership and the customer on regular basis

  • Develops and manages cost center expense budgets, productive yields, and resource planning

  • Responsible for the management of program budgets, schedules, program EACs and performance (using EV) for the quality scope of effort on programs

  • Frequent interface with executives and customer representatives, including on-site DCMA representatives, concerning projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, and contractual clarifications

  • Promotes the professional development of the quality engineering workforce and fosters a collaborative culture that sustains the momentum around employee engagement and inclusion, affordability, innovation, value growth, and continuous improvement


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with a minimum of 9 years of quality/mission assurance and/or program management experience

  • Master's degree in a STEM discipline with a minimum of 7 years of quality/mission assurance and/or program management experience

  • PhD in a STEM discipline with a minimum of 4 years of quality/mission assurance and/or program management experience

  • Must have an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Must be able to work on-site in Huntsville, Alabama

  • Must be able to travel as needed (up to 10% of the time)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced STEM degree

  • Demonstrated hardware and software engineering experience

  • Foreign Military Sales (FMS) experience

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 : Engineering