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Principal/Sr Principal Supplier Quality Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Magna
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10010328

Category: EngineeringLocation: Magna - UT, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: NoPositions 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.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently looking for a Principal/Sr Principal Supplier Quality Engineer to work in our Bacchus, UT location.Description:The Supplier Quality Engineer functions associated with design, fabrication, and inspection of materials/components used in the production of Aerospace materials and hardware both in-house and at supplier facilities. Ability to develop, plan, and implement quality methods and strategies for procured items to assure the design, procurement, acceptance, and use of procured items. Ability to apply problem solving/critical thinking skills to support and resolve issues with supplied items that impact the production line. Ability to interface effectively with suppliers, customers (including government e.g. NASA, Navy, DCMA), work associates/teams, and management. Ability to work autonomously at suppliers. Capabilities to study, understand, and apply stringent procedures to assigned duties. Develop inspection criteria and plans for procured items. Create and manage contractual quality flow down requirements for programs.Responsibilities
  • Develops and implements supplier quality evaluation and control systems.
  • Assures supplier process and product quality, including contractual, regulatory, and technical compliance.
  • Interfaces directly with supplier personnel and must be knowledgeable in and capable of assessing both supplier quality and manufacturing processes and procedures. Conducts product and process verification activities, monitors supplier quality performance
  • Drives root cause corrective action analysis for supplier quality issues.
  • Supports the maintenance of the approved supplier list and periodically reviews supplier performance to determine whether suppliers should remain on the approved list.
  • Manages supplier requests for waivers, deviations and discrepancy reporting process.
  • Coordinates and oversees Supplier Quality plan implementation through all program phases.
  • Manages implementation of Supplier Quality processes, including supplier approval activities, source selection evaluations, supplier classification designation (Critical, Key and Standard),
  • Development and execution of supplier quality risk assessments and mitigation plans, and supplier quality requirements development and flow-downs.Requirements
    • Bachelors in an Engineering or Technical Science discipline is preferred, but may accept relevant job experience in lieu of degree
    • B.S with 5 years of experience or M.S. with 3 years of experience
    • Position can be filled one level higher, 9 years with a BS or 7 Years with MSPreferred Experience
      • Experience in quality and aerospace business is preferred

        Salary Range: 79400 - 119200Salary Range 2: 98500 - 147700

        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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Salt Lake City , Principal/Sr Principal Supplier Quality Engineer, Engineering , Magna, Utah

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