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Northrop Grumman Principal/Sr Principal Program Quality Engineer in Linthicum, Maryland

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Program Quality Engineer 3/4 to be located at our Linthicum, MD location. Travel 25%.

The quality applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Quality and Mission Excellence team to support Networked Information Solutions (NIS).

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Implement MA Engagement strategies across the program life-cycle from supporting new business pursuits to supporting fielded systems.

  • Act as the main Quality focal point for the program and be responsible for applying and maintaining quality evaluation techniques and control systems to ensure compliance with contractual requirements.

  • Collaborate with customers, supply chain, program management, contracts, engineering, and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place and maintained.

  • Perform assessments of the program activities to ensure compliance with stated requirements.

  • Design and analyze inspection and testing processes, mechanisms, and equipment.

  • Perform analysis of program quality data to assess and determine the responsibility for, products, or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications.

  • Measure and monitor supplier performance, chairing the material review board, reviewing and approval of technical documentation ,establishing program corrective action boards and interfacing with upper management on quality related issues.

MAQEA

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related STEM field.

  • 5+ years relevant experience in quality, engineering or manufacturing

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Must possess a Secret Security Clearance

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related STEM field.

  • 9+ years relevant experience in quality, engineering or manufacturing

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Must possess a Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications for Both Levels:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

  • Ability to perform quality related data analysis

  • Prior Quality engagement across program life cycle

  • Prior proposal experience

  • Prior experience supporting field operations

  • Ability to create and manage databases

  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification

  • ASQ Certifications (CQM, CQE)

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.

Job Category : Engineering

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