Inspector 3 Salt Lake City, UT

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field, or an industry thought leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented Inspector to join our team in Salt Lake City, Utah!

The roles and responsibilities are:

  • The Inspector uses predetermined methods, operations, setups and prescribed specifications to inspect visually and completed products such as electronic units and subsystems, precision electromechanical assemblies or mechanical units, subassemblies, structural flaws, internal defects, and missing welds.

  • Uses various measuring devices as described in the Assembly Instruction.

  • Inspector will utilize released build documentation to make good part/bad part decisions.

  • Inspector will utilize drawings, part list, Assembly Instructions, Standard Shop Practices, dial indicators, micrometers, scales and other tools as defined by the work instruction.

  • Inspector will utilize SAP (Standards, Applications and Process) daily to interface with production hardware.

  • Inspector will review contracts and shipping paperwork for accuracy.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and 4+ years of relevant experience

  • 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)

  • Ability to review and understand Contracts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • J-STD Training (including color acuity)

  • IPCA 610/620 Training

  • Torque Training

  • Prior knowledge of SAP

  • Experience in determining conforming versus non-conforming


Salary Range: $44,800 - $74,600

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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.