Northrop Grumman Engineer Quality 2 in Sunnyvale, California

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Quality Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located at Sunnyvale, CA. The Quality Analyst will support the Quality & Mission Excellence organization within the Marine Systems business unit at the Sunnyvale California location; a key element of the Navigation & Maritime Systems Division (N&MSD). Marine Systems designs, builds, tests, and supports Power & Propulsion Systems and Launch Systems for the US Navy and allies of the US.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product

  • Collaborates with engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place

  • Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment

  • Designs and analyzes inspection and testing processes, mechanisms and equipment; conducts quality assurance tests; and performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for, products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications

  • Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction

  • Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements

  • May specialize in the areas of design, incoming material, production control, product evaluation and reliability, inventory control and/or research and development as they apply to product or process quality

  • May be certified in lean and six-sigma quality engineering methodologies

  • Assures product quality by devising and implementing methods and procedures

  • Implements QMS to fit quality objectives and ensures NG Command Media compliance

  • Plans and executes product verifications (e.g., inspections, peer reviews, verification tests)

  • Monitors identification and handling of quality risks and opportunities

  • Interfaces with customer quality representatives

  • Develops and maintains quality performance metrics and records

  • Develops and supports manufacturing routings

  • Develops, conducts, and supports Corrective Action Boards (CABs)

  • Supports program Quality on preparing quality Business Acquisition Process (BAP) inputs

  • Supports planning of controls and processes to anticipate and prevent quality problems

  • Supports creation and validation of the CRTM elements

  • Supports planning of controls and processes to anticipate and prevent quality problems

  • Supports creation and validation of the CRTM elements

  • Participates in technical and documentation reviews, supports Failure Review Boards FRBs

  • Evaluates supplier development activities and oversees quality issue resolution

  • Evaluates products for compliance, supports MRB and non-conformance resolution

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM Field.

  • 2+ Years of relevant experience(0 years with related Master's Degree).

  • Experience reviewing, analyzing and reporting on quality discrepancies related to assembly, process, mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical systems.

  • Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time.

  • US Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Materials Science, or Industrial Engineering

  • Geometric dimensioning and toleranceing

  • Experience developing and implementing program quality plans, programs, and procedures using statistical quality control statistics, lean manufacturing concepts, and six-sigma tools and analyses

  • Six Sigma or Lean certifications

  • ASQE (CQE) Certified Quality Engineer

  • Experience with statistical process control

  • Experience with measurement analysis methods

  • Experience with Non-destructive test techniques (NDT)

  • Possess current DOD Secret clearance

  • Experience with 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.