Quality Engineer - Pipeline-19019263

Location: Sunnyvale
Relocation Assistance: No
Clearance Type: None
Number of Openings : 0
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This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman. 



Responsibilities for this Pipeline requisition are: 

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.


Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 5+ years of relevant work experience, or Masters degree in a STEM discipline with 3+ years of relevant work experience
    Complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in large format manufacturing including machining, fabrication, and assembly.
    Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.
    Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
    Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.
    Exposure to NPI
    Ability to develop and maintain detailed inspection plans
    Ability to read mechanical drawings
    Exposure and understanding of basic Geometric Dimensions and Tolerance
    U.S. Citizenship is required as applicants may be subject to a government security investigation
 Preferred Qualifications:
             Experience with SAP or similar MRP system
             Work experience with Represented Union Personnel
             Work experience with ship building
             Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma, Green belt status would be a plus
             Strong written and verbal communication skills
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 a complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job ID: 19019263

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work..
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.