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Northrop Grumman Supplier Quality Analyst - 2nd Shift (Palmdale, CA) in Palmdale, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Supplier Quality Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA and is a Second Shift position.

This position will require small team support to ensure suppliers are providing product with 100% conformance. Candidate needs to work well in supplier management teams and think outside the box to ensure suppliers are supported and mentored as required to ensure first time quality with on time deliveries. In addition strong RCCA techniques will be a must.

Plans, organizes, directs and reports on all supplier quality-related activities such as raw materials, packaging materials, good manufacturing practices (GMP) service providers, as well as contract manufacturers, and/or contract manufacturing and laboratories to assure fulfillment of contract/purchase order requirements. Translates engineering, manufacturing, and quality requirements. Assures that customer quality-imposed technical requirements are adhered to by supplier and that a quality system is maintained. Conducts programs designed to improve supplier performance, productivity, and process validation. Prepares, maintains and reviews procurement quality assurance procedures to assure compliance with customer and/or government requirements. Reviews and analyzes corrective action reports and purchase orders in an effort to reduce and eliminate defects. Monitors quality control activities and systems at supplier and subcontractor facilities, and maintains feedback loops. May administer a certified supplier program or related programs in receiving inspection. May also audit third party manufacturers, due diligence and vendor selection process. May perform deviation investigations into quality issues.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree from an Accredited University with 3 years Quality/Manufacturing experience, or, 4 years Military Aviation experience

  • Willing to work any shift, overtime or non-standard work schedule

  • Active Secret DOD Clearance that has been granted or renewed in the past 6 years

  • Ability to obtain Special Program Access

Preferred Qualifications :

  • STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) Degree from an Accredited University

  • Composites experience

  • Current Special Program Access

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