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Sr Principal Mission Assurance Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chandler
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10016155

  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Chandler - AZ, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions Available: 1At 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.Defines and monitors mission assurance program specifications and processes to ensure mission success of programs. Performs or assures quality, risk management, safety, reliability and maintainability of program achievements, subcontractors, and suppliers in accordance with contractual requirements. Assesses program performance and risks, and determines resources to ensure mission assurance.Senior Principle Mission Assurance Engineer: Launch Vehicles Supplier Quality Engineering team is seeking an experienced professional with solid rocket motors manufacturing experience. The position is located in Camden, Arkansas.Job Description: Senior Principle Mission Assurance Engineer. This position will report to the Supplier Quality Engineering Manager with responsibility of ensuring Engineering, Program, and Customer requirements and expectations are met through daily interactions with the assigned supplier(s). Launch Vehicles is committed to the highest standards of quality and customer satisfaction.Responsibilities:
    • Establish positive working relationship with assigned supplier(s)
    • Participate in supplier's continuous improvement efforts and ensure supplier demonstrates progress against milestones.
    • Work independently as well as part of integrate product teams (IPT).
    • Elevate and clearly articulate issues and concerns to technical and non-technical professionals both supplier and Launch Vehicles personnel.
    • Review performance and nonconformance data and identify opportunities for supplier process improvement.
    • Lead efforts to correct and resolve manufacturing and processing issues to conclusion.
    • Initiate supplier corrective action as necessary. Team with the supplier to ensure true root cause is identified, robust corrective action is developed, and monitor implementation for effectiveness.
    • Drive zero defect culture at assigned supplier.
    • Develop plans and periodically audit the supplier processes to ensure compliance to contractual requirements including AS9100.
    • Develop, collect, and analyze metric data to monitors key processes for quality trends.
    • Provide weekly progress reports to management.
    • Lead and perform hardware acceptance reviews
    • Perform hardware in-process and source inspectionRequired Qualifications:
      • A Bachelor's Degree Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, Material Science or STEM discipline with a minimum of 9 years related experience.
      • Candidate will have recent work experience in quality management systems (e.g. AS9100, ISO9001, etc.) and other related standards including AS9102 (FAIRs).
      • Possess excellent written and oral communications, along with interpersonal skills that aid in achieving both primary and multi-departmental goals.
      • Must have quality/manufacturing engineering experience of nine (9) or more continuous years with demonstrate knowledge of solid rocket motor manufacturing and testing.
      • Must have the ability to work effectively with supplier personnel along with NG program, procurement, design engineering, and inspection personnel.
      • Must have proven skills in developing and deploying continuous improvement initiatives to support product quality-based performance goals.
      • The ability to work closely with engineering and procurement professionals in the product assurance process to ensure the highest quality of procured hardware.
      • Experience in applying RCCA tools to prevent discrepancy recurrence.
      • Strong oral and written communication skill
      • In-depth knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
      • Possess or have the ability to obtain a security clearance is required.Preferred Qualifications:
        • ASQ Certified.
        • Experience in nondestructive testing, specifically, x-ray, n-ray, and ultrasonic inspection.Salary Range: 98500 - 147700Employees 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.

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