Northrop Grumman Quality Analyst 2 in Lanham, Maryland

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented Quality Analyst 2 to join a dynamic, innovative team that produces a variety of electronic, mechanical, and electromechanical assemblies and subsystems. This position will be located in Lanham, MD.

The Quality Analyst will be responsible for assuring quality and conformance of articles produced by the program in manufacturing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that performance and quality products conform to established company and regulatory standards

  • Reviewing, analyzing, and reporting on quality discrepancies related to assembly, process, mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical systems

  • Investigating problems and developing disposition and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies

  • Interfacing with manufacturing, engineering, customer, vendor and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met

  • Directly supporting Production activity requiring verification of compliance to program requirements

  • Utilizing the Manufacturing Execution System to record the results of characteristics included in Inspection Plans and Work Order operations

  • Inspecting for proper identity and dimensions using such measuring devices as micrometers, gauges, and calipers

  • Visually inspecting for obvious defects

  • Verifying specifications using purchase orders, blueprints, drawing or inspection instructions, and checklists

  • Making pass/fail decisions on inspected goods; maintaining records of results. Inspections may involve compound angles or three-dimensional projections using inspection equipment such as microscopes, micrometers, telescope gauges, and optical comparators.

  • For Production support, using predetermined methods, operations, setups and prescribed specifications to visually inspect in-process and completed products such as electronic units and subsystems, precision electromechanical assemblies or mechanical units, and subassemblies, for structural flaws, internal defects, and missing components.

  • Works from blueprints, diagrams, customer specifications, drawing or inspection instructions and checklists..

  • Documents findings not meeting requirements of Work Order, Engineering documentation and applicable standards in a Manufacturing Execution System.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline and 3 years experience, or Associate's Degree and 5 years experience, or High School Diploma and 7 years experience

  • Experience in ahigh-reliability field such as aerospace, space flight, medical etc.

  • Experience in a production/manufacturing environment

  • Experience building, testing, and/or inspecting electronic, mechanical, or electromechanical components

  • U.S. Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of EEE components, Industry Workmanship Standards for electronic assemblies, and mechanical inspection.

  • ASQ CQI, NASA, J-standard, IPC, or relative certifications

  • Experience with ISO 9001, AS9100, or similar compliance auditing

  • Experience supporting dispositions for non-conforming material, root cause/corrective action analysis.

  • Familiarity with ERP/MES systems, e.g. SAP, Solumina, etc.

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.