At Northrop Grumman, our employees have
incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that
impact peoples 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, theyre making history.
Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager Supplier Quality 3 to
join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located
in Palmdale, CA.
a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards
characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and
balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners.
You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous
development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts,
retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued
customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout
the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver
excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.
You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at
their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to
meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that
result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.
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Systems (MAS) Programs Supplier Quality Manager will report directly to the
Director of Supplier Quality and will be responsible for all aspects of
Supplier Quality across the MAS Division. This functional
homeroom manager is responsible for Supplier Quality program execution,
personnel, processes and infrastructure. This position represents Supplier
Quality to program / division leadership and internal and external customers. Manager
interfaces with the program to ensure adequate proposals, staffing and support
with establishing and implementing strategies and tactics to drive
affordability and long term improvement.
individual will lead a team comprised of Quality Engineers, Quality Analysts,
and Quality Inspectors that are responsible ensuring incoming product meets all
program requirements. The manager interfaces with Mission Assurance,
Global Supply Chain, Program Management, and customer counterparts to ensure
all Supplier Quality expectations are met and address any escapes / issues in a
timely manner. The manager will also collaborate with counterparts in
Supplier Quality and Mission Assurance both within the Sector and from other
Sectors in support of Corporate initiatives. Must be able to Interface
and brief executive leadership and customers as required on issues, action
plans, and requested content
This individual must have a basic
understanding of Quality Management Systems, Military Aircraft Programs, and
Global Supply Chain in order to manage Supplier Quality cost, schedule, technical
performance, and risk in support of program contract milestones across the
division. Manager is responsible and
accountable for strategy, planning, and execution of all Supplier Quality
processes and activities and is the focal point to the MAS programs for the
Supplier Quality organization. This may require
direct interface and active engagement with supplier personnel to establish up
front requirements and drive root cause and corrective action for escapes
throughout the product lifecycle. Responsible to
manage and established metrics in accordance with Global Mission Assurance
& Excellence requirements and in consideration of Program objectives to lead
Supplier Quality execution and account for labor estimates, resource planning,
and assure identification of trends and actions to reduce supplier caused
defects. The manager must engage with new business in proposal support, supplier
evaluation, qualification, and selection as well as the establishment of
requirements, flow-downs, budget, and appropriate staffing.