Sr. Principal Engineer Quality
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 4, 2022
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.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. Knowledge, Skills
and Ability Applies extensive technical expertise, and has full
knowledge of other related disciplines. Able to communicate
effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.
Discretion/Latitude Work is performed without appreciable
direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical
objectives of assignment. 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 Systems is seeking a talented Sr. Principal
Quality Engineer to join our team in Colorado Springs, CO and
located on Schriever Space Force Base (SSFB). to support the
Specialized Warfighter Development Contract (SWDC) and Continual
Improvement activities. The Sr. Principal Quality Engineer will be
responsible for ensuring quality requirements are met in a
fast-paced repair and production manufacturing environment. Daily
activities will focus on:
- Appropriate resolution of defects identified during
- Prevention of defects by identifying and implementing quality
- Compliance activities supporting internal and external Quality
Management System audits, including PFMEA, RCCA, and metrics.
- Collaborating with engineering and manufacturing functions to
ensure quality standards are in place.
- Devising and implementing methods and procedures for
inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of
products and production equipment.
- Designing and analyzing inspection and testing processes,
mechanisms, and equipment; conduct quality assurance tests; and
perform statistical analysis, when required. The successful
candidate must also:
- Communicate effectively and clearly present technical
approaches and findings.
- Develop technical solutions to complex problems which require
the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.
- Guide the successful completion of major programs and may
function in a project leadership role.
- Represent the organization as the prime technical contact on
contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on
significant technical matters often requiring coordination between
organizations. Basic Qualifications
- Minimum Education or Experience - 9+ Years with Bachelors in
Science; 7+ Years with Masters; 4+ Years with PhD.
- Active Secret clearance, US citizenship.
- Experience in Agile DevSecOps and/or SAFe Methodologies.
- Familiarity with proposals/estimates and Basis of Estimate
(BOE) development, Earned Value Management System (EVMS), Material
Review Board processes.
- Preferred Qualifications
- Experience with ISO9001 or AS9100 Quality Management
- Data Analytics and Statistical Analysis methods and techniques;
ability to perform quality-related data analysis; use of
- Cost Account Manager (CAM) Training with Baseline and EAC
development experience. Salary Range: $103,900.00 - $155,900.00
Salary Range: $103,900 USD - $155,900 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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S.
Citizenship is required for most positions.
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