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Mgr Quality Engineering 1

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10039285

Category: EngineeringLocation: San Diego, California, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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, they're making history.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. 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 demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategiesthat result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.If this is YOU---keep reading!Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) has an opportunity for a talented Quality Engineering Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in San Diego, CA in the Quality and Mission Excellence (QME) organization. The Quality Engineering Manager will promote professional development of the QME workforce and fosters a collaborative culture that sustains the momentum around employee engagement and inclusion, affordability, innovation, value growth and continuous improvement. The individual will also support the site and program needs to ensure all requirements are met with compliance, on-time delivery and first time quality.As a key leader, partner and essential member of the site, the position provides strategic thought leadership, collaborative solutions and influences process and outcomes. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated success leading multidiscipline organizations interfacing with executive leadership, customers, controlling budgets while achieving a high level of employee engagement and inclusion. The position requires a solution based orientation, unwavering ethics and values, and the demonstrated ability to be a trusted partner. Candidates must demonstrate a proven track record of solving complex problems through systematic and objective evaluation of information and data resulting in effective communication, championing, and implementation of change with a diverse set of internal and external customers and suppliers.Roles and Responsibilities
  • Promotes the professional development of the QME workforce and fosters a collaborative culture that sustains the momentum around employee engagement, affordability, innovation, value growth and continuous improvement.
  • Maintains the highest level of commitment to quality, compliance and internal controls and adherence to company values and ethics.
  • Provides clear assignments, helps employees connect their efforts to the larger goals of the organization, creates an inclusive work environment characterized by mutual respect and the valuing of differences, and builds a culture that motivates employees to their highest levels of performance.
  • Assures compliance in quality, safety, process improvement, manufacturing and engineering in accordance with contractual and system requirements.
  • Leverage comprehensive metrics, program specifications, and processes to ensure mission success of programs.
  • Assess product lifecycle risks, and determines resources to ensure quality assurance. Implement the site QMS and continuous improvement activity while engaging across and up for lessons learned and other improvement opportunities.
  • Maintains close engagement with Manufacturing organization to drive improvements and zero defects in our product lines.
  • Support the Manufacturing/Production Drive for Excellence initiative to ensure the delivery of high quality products.
  • Frequent interface with customer representatives including DCMA.
  • Ensures organizational readiness for internal corporate audits, AS9100 and ISO registrar audits.
  • Advocate and implement continuous improvement opportunities, providing leadership and guidance in identifying and executing tasks to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of our product line quality performance.
  • Regularly requires analysis of alternate courses of action for continued product quality.
  • Assess Talent needs; select and develop a diverse workforce.Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university.
    • 5+ years of industry experience in one or more areas: Design Engineering, Production/Manufacturing, Mission/Quality Engineering.
    • Familiarity with ISO9001/AS9100 Quality Management System certification process.
    • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal, communication, leadership, and mentoring skills and confidence to brief upper management on a regular basis.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain Secret DOD clearance, US Citizenship required.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Master's degree in an Engineering/STEM discipline
      • Experience leading teams and/or projects
      • Experience in 5S methodologies in a production environment.
      • Blackbelt certification / Root Cause & Corrective Action direct experience
      • Experience developing, selecting and coordinating key metrics and subsequently presenting meaningful data for project review, and ability to generate and analyze quantitative data. In addition, to provide results and conclusions of the analysis.
      • Direct application of process management and control on hardware and/or software development, production, manufacturing, and/or system integration as a Program Manager, Mission Assurance and/or Quality Assurance Manager.MAQEA

        Salary Range: $98,800 USD - $148,200 USD

        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 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.

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