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Northrop Grumman Engineer Quality/Principal Engineer Quality (level 2/3) in Woodland Hills, California

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 sector is seeking a Quality Engineer 2/3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Woodland Hills, CA location. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Quality Engineering team that is engaged with cutting edge technology on a dynamic portfolio of products to meet our customer's mission needs. The candidate will support the hardware, software, and systems quality engineering team across all product lines.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Supports all quality engineering functions, hardware, software, and systems.

  • Supports proposal efforts and basis of estimate development.

  • Develops, modifies, implements and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished products.

  • Evaluates and reports on design, incoming material, production control, and product evaluation to make product and process quality more visible, develops and maintains metrics.

  • Interfaces with the supplier mission assurance team to ensure identified program issues are resolved in a timely manner.

  • Works with the team to establish root cause on identified issues and ensures corrective and preventive actions are documented, implemented, and verified effective.

  • Coordinates efforts to ensure the quality engineering team meets goals and closes actions on time.

  • Works to ensure effective processes are well documented and updated as needed

  • Audits for compliance to established procedures

  • Supports the teams Continuous Improvement activities



Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related STEM field

  • For Level 2 - 2+ years of relevant work experience (or a Master's Degree with work experience) in quality engineering or related role

  • For Level 3 - 5+ years of relevant work experience (or a Master's Degree with 3+ years of relevant work experience) in quality engineering or related role

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

  • Have worked in an ISO 9001/AS9100 Quality Management System Environment

  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Able to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions

Preferred Qualifications

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer or Auditor is a plus

  • Experience with SAP and MES is a plus

  • Experience with military electronics manufacturing, J Std 001 soldering and IPC 610 experience a plus

  • Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma, Green belt certification would be a plus

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 : Engineering