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Northrop Grumman

Linthicum, MD

Principal/Sr Principal Quality Analyst

LocationLinthicum, Maryland 21090
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-01-20
Direct Apply
Yes
Valid Through2024-01-03

Job Description:

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

Description

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space sector is seeking a Principal or Sr Principal Quality Analyst to join our Payload and Ground Systems Supplier Quality team of qualified, diverse individuals.

The Quality Analyst will:

  • Prepares, maintain and reviews PGS procedures to assure compliance with customer and/or government requirements.

  • Utilize various problem-solving methods and techniques to isolate variables in order to identify cause(s) of undesirable process results. Develop solution options and propose most effective options to optimize predictable and repeatable results.

  • Prepare reports by collecting, interpreting, analyzing and summarizing data and present solution proposals at various forums.

  • Participate in internal and external audits

  • Performs statistical analysis to analyze trends, and works with site functions to investigate trends, conduct root cause analysis and recommend corrective actions for processes and products.

  • Drives corrective and preventive actions, including process and product design improvements for procedural, product, or process deficiencies through the analysis of data from various sources. Generates routine reports for review by management.

  • Mentors and develops personnel to use various lean and six sigma techniques and tools.

  • Process procedural changes from Sector, Site, and Functional Organizations.

  • Review and approval of purchase requisitions including the assignment of quality clauses

  • Coordination of external vendors performing verification testing

  • Investigate problems and develop disposition and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies.

  • Team with manufacturing, engineering, material management, supplier, and customer personnel to resolve quality problems Support Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) development and implementation.

  • Recommend corrective actions, dispositions, and process modifications as required.

  • Review, analyze and report on quality discrepancies related to various processes.

  • Ensure that products and processes conform to established company and regulatory standards.

  • Develop and maintain supplier quality system performance and customer satisfaction data/metrics.

  • Contribute to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards. Support improvement initiatives.

  • Serve as consultant to management and on matters pertaining to its policies, plans, and objectives.

  • Develop and implement program quality plans, programs, and procedures using various quality control analysis methods.

Basic Requirements for a Principal Quality Analyst :

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6+ years of relevant experience in supplier quality/mission assurance environment (or 4+ years of relevant experience with a Master's degree) or 10 years of exp in lieu of degree.

  • Strong MS Office Application skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Database applications

  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written).

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance. US Citizenship required.

Basic Requirements for a Sr. Principal Quality Analyst :

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of relevant experience in supplier quality/mission assurance environment (or 6+ years of relevant experience with a Master's degree) or 14 years of exp in lieu of degree.

  • Strong MS Office Application skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Database applications

  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written).

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance. US Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret or Top-Secret Clearance

  • Experience in QMS development, implementation, and maintenance to the ISO 9001 or AS9100 standard.

Salary Range: $78,500.00 - $123,600.00Salary Range 2: $97,300.00 - $153,200.00

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.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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