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Northrop Grumman Receiving Inspector 2 in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

SSSD has an opening for a Receiving Inspector 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach CA .

As a Receiving Inspector, you will inspect purchased Electrical/Mechanical parts and materials for conformity to standards, specifications, and processing requirements. You will inspect for proper identity and dimensions using such measuring devices as micrometers, gauges, and calipers, as well as performing visual inspection for defects or damage such as corrosion, cracks, dents, scratches, and pits. The Receiving Inspector verifies conformity to program and purchase order requirements, as well as engineering requirements defined in specifications and/or blueprints and makes pass/fail decisions on inspected goods. Records of inspection results are maintained in our ERP system.

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Review and comprehend engineering and program requirements

  • Inspect parts using inspection equipment such as microscopes, micrometers, telescope gauges, and optical comparators

  • Conduct and coordinate tests for electrical and mechanical properties and prohibited material analysis

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

  • Flexible Schedules: For example, some roles offer the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

For more details, please view Northrop Grumman Benefits.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum High School diploma or GED with 2 years Aerospace or Electronics Manufacturing and/or Inspection experience

  • Ability to read, interpret, and understand blueprints

  • Familiarity with quality and inspection tools such as microscopes, calipers, and other hand tools related to inspection

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Government Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with SAP and/or MES data systems

  • Catia and/or PDM experience

  • Active DOD Government Security Clearance

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