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Northrop Grumman Manager Mission Assurance 2 in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you will discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you will discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is currently seeking a Mission Assurance Manager 2 to join our team of diverse professionals. The selected candidate will become a part of our JSTARS program.

Roles and Responsibility:

Responsible for successful execution of all Joint STARS PDM Induction Inspection processes to include but not limited to: Ensure all incoming aircraft required inspections are completed and all defects and irregularities are captured within inspection Gate #2. This includes all AFTO-103 Inspection Items, SSOW inspection items and areas, aircraft forms/ delayed discrepancies as well as inspection cards flowed down by our customer.

  • Defines and monitors mission assurance program specifications and processes to ensure mission success of programs

  • Performs or assures quality, risk management, safety, reliability and maintainability of program achievements, subcontractors, and suppliers in accordance with contractual requirements

  • Assesses program performance and risks, and determines resources to ensure mission assurance

  • Responsible for leadership and mentoring of Managers and Supervisors within the QA Organization

  • Responsible for ensuring a "first time quality" culture is demonstrated on the shop floor

  • Responsible for ensuring communication between first and second shift is effective and efficient

  • Responsible for creating effective and efficient repeatable processes


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or in lieu of a Bachelor's degree, a high School Diploma and 12 years relevant experience

  • Ability to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints

  • Able to provide direction to determine priorities and achieve goals

  • Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work-related manuals, publications

  • Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems

  • Able to perform work in an approved environment during specified work hours

  • Must have the ability to obtain a Secret-Level Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A&P License

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited University

  • PDM or Depot maintenance experience in a commercial, military, or civilian contractor facility on large, multi-engine aircraft

  • Experience with "MSG-3" processes

  • Experience interfacing with Government customers

  • Experience communicating with all levels of Management

  • MS Office Skills

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