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Northrop Grumman Principal / Sr. Principal Supplier Quality Analyst in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS). As a part of the NGMS Team you'll join experts in developing systems and solutions that keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it's work that makes a difference. Join us and launch your career. We'll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.

Northrop Grumman in Rolling Meadows, IL is seeking a Principal / Sr. Principal Quality Analyst to join the Supplier Performance Management (SPM) team, reporting to the SPM site lead. In this role, the candidate would perform financial analysis, risk and issue management, proposal development, and maintenance of critical databases.

Tasks include:

  • Perform Earned Value Management (EVM), Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) development, budget baseline, cost risk analysis / assessment and visibility reports, development and analysis of estimates to complete.

  • Develop proposal packages, including Basis of Estimates (BOEs) in a timely manner and in accordance with established procedures.

  • Manage the effort to define, plan, organize, direct and control supplier risk and opportunity management efforts across a portfolio of programs and proposals.

  • Document risk and opportunity handling approaches with suppliers, including mitigation plans and opportunity exploitation plans.

  • Inform and advise higher-level management on critical project risks and mitigations.

  • Ensure timely feedback is provided to critical suppliers at the appropriate level of detail.

  • Manage the Sentinel quality alert database.

  • Create and maintain Data and Services Export Authorizations (DSEAs) for international programs.

  • Coordinate inputs for site-wide Material Corrective Action Board (MATCAB) presentations.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of relevant experience.

  • SAP experience

  • Earned Value Management experience

  • Risk and opportunity management experience

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance (US Citizenship required)

To be successful in this position, the candidate should possess the following characteristics:

  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks within critical deadlines

  • Ability to influence and drive results without direct authority of personnel

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills, as well as analytical, planning, and presentation skills are required

  • Demonstrated ability to build and foster effective relationships with others

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