Northrop Grumman Supplier Quality Director 2 (Redondo Beach, CA) in Redondo Beach, California

Responsible for major subcontractors or major subcontracted systems. Directs and manages all cost, schedule and technical performance requirements that are levied on the subcontractor or the product family and is required to ensure

performance and support of the contract milestones of the system. Acts as the main focal point to the subcontractor; briefs executive management and customer on the status and issues affecting performance or cost; and conducts program reviews with the subcontractor and program office. Responsible for and directs all phases of the subcontract from initiation of the business case for make or buy decisions through requests for proposals, subcontract management plans, negotiation strategy, and cost accountability. Makes decisions affecting the performance of the subcontractor. Establishes

milestone objectives and manages performance to committed schedules and contractual specifications. Leads team composed of engineers, quality and procurement personnel. Responsible for Supplier Quality People, Processes and Infrastructure across the sector. Responsible for assuring, conforming hardware provided to NG from our supply chain.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree + minimum of 10 years of experience working either in Mission Assurance and/or Global Supply Chain

Previous experience working in Aerospace & Defense

Ability to obtain and retain a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong Leadership Skills

  • Ability to interface with Executives and Suppliers

  • Strong communication skills

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