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Northrop Grumman Inspector 1 in Salt Lake City, Utah

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 is seeking a Quality Inspector to join our Mission Systems sector. Our Quality & Mission Excellence Assurance Organization is seeking a Shop Floor Quality Inspector to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This Inspection position will be located in Salt Lake City, Utah and will report to the Inspection Quality Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The selected candidate will use predetermined methods, operations, setups and prescribed specifications to inspect in-process and completed products.

Inspection method may require the use of various measuring devices:

  • Microscope

  • Micrometer

  • Calipers

  • Scale

  • Drawing & Part list

  • Assembly Instruction

  • Other as defined in the Work Instruction

Inspector will work from Inspection Instructions and checklists to determining the compliance to stated requirements.

Inspector will be required to make accept & reject decisions on product/s inspected.

Inspector will be required to create reworks instructions for defective products

Products may include items such as:

  • Mechanical rate-based sensors

  • Precision electromechanical assemblies including their subassemblies.

  • Circuit Cards

  • Flex Circuits

  • Fiber Optic Assemblies including Optical Circuits


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma

  • Ability to read blue prints and part lists

  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Computer literate

  • Ability to work in an ESD environment

  • Ability to spend shift in area personal protective equipment (PPE)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 0-3 years working in Manufacturing environment

  • 0-3 years making good part/bad part decision

  • J-STD Training (including color acuity)

  • IPCA 610/620 Training

  • Torque Training

  • Prior knowledge of SAP

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