1+ months

Manager Quality Engineering 2 (Palmdale, CA)

Northrop Grumman
Palmdale, CA 93550

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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 worlds 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.

As 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. If this is YOUkeep reading!!!

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Sector is looking for a **Manager Quality Engineering 2** at the **Palmdale CA** location. This position will be helping support the Mission Assurance group

**Roles and Responsibilities:**

+ Assures compliance in program quality, risk management, safety, process improvement, configuration and data management in accordance with contractual requirements.
+ Monitors operating unit quality metrics, corrective action boards, and program audit metrics and processes.
+ Demonstrates comprehensive metrics, customer and employee feedback to assess program quality performance and risks.
+ Supervises the proper implementation and execution of Continuous Improvement programs.
+ Sets the strategy to meet customers expectations, regularly communicates program status.
+ Frequent collaborate with executives and customer representatives, including on-site DCMA representatives, concerning projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, and contractual clarifications.
+ Promotes the professional development of the quality engineering workforce and fosters a collaborative culture that sustains the momentum around employee engagement and inclusion, affordability, innovation, value growth and continuous improvement.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) field and five (5) years of experience in manufacturing, design, or quality
+ Root cause and corrective action experience
+ Familiarity with ISO 9001/AS9100
+ Active DoD Secret clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years
+ Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Proven ability to lead a large and diverse group, establish clear expectations and inspire commitment, forming teams, value diversity and put people first
+ Ability to further continuous yet controlled improvements in organizations and processes and strengthening of workforce skills through application of Lean / Six Sigma principles and tools
+ Ability to formulate and execute complex project plans and initiatives
+ Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, presentation and critical thinking skills. Demonstrated discernment. Clearly demonstrated commitment to open communication and customer satisfaction
+ Experience working with Government agencies
+ Experience with trend data development and analysis and key characteristics
+ Material review board experience
+ Contract compliance and auditing experience
+ Proficient in Microsoft Office Tool suite (i.e.: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
+ ASQ / CQE Certification

Salary Range: $116,160.00 - $174,240.00

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.

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.


Posted: 2021-08-26 Expires: 2021-10-31

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Manager Quality Engineering 2 (Palmdale, CA)

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