Mission Assurance Manager 1Palmdale, CA

Requisition ID: R10160344

  • Category: Mission and Quality Assurance

  • Location: Palmdale, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Any (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Mission Assurance Manager 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA where technology and teamwork come together. This position will be 2nd shift.

As a leader with NG, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and encourages a diverse and engaged team. You build trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You build and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

Job Description:

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

  • Leads a team of skilled professionals in ensuring product quality. Recruits, trains and mentors the next generation of NDT professionals to help develop new inspection techniques for current and future products.

  • Executes daily activities for multi-shift operations and will be the face of NDT for all Programs. Develops and implements testing and inspection procedures. Leads the team that tests raw material, chemicals, and/or finished product to quality controls to ensure compliance with quality standards and applicable government regulations.

  • Recommends corrective action where necessary. Fulfills staffing requirements including hiring and tracking of personnel. Manages indirect budgets and stays within budget. Submits annually capital request submittals tracking, delivery and providing oversight thru assigning property numbers as proof of receipt. Responsible for the direct supervision/management of the staff. Planning and program performance addressing cost, schedule, technical performance, and quality of a work package, subsystem, or related group of work packages

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 5-10 years of experience in a Quality Assurance/Quality Management role with at least 5 years of that experience in an Aircraft, Aerospace or Manufacturing Industry, or H.S. Diploma and 9+ years of that experience in an Aircraft, Aerospace or Manufacturing Industry

  • 1-5 years of Non-Destructive Inspection Experience

  • 2 years of leadership experience

  • Active DoD clearance as well as the ability to obtain/maintain Program Special access within a reasonable period of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Aviation Inspection Experience

  • Root Cause Analysis

  • LEAN - Six Sigma (Green or Black belt)

  • ASNT LV III in multiple methods

  • Previous Level II Experience

  • 5-10 years of Leadership/ Supervisory or Lead experience

Salary Range: $115,000 - $172,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.