Warner Robins, Georgia

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 Defense Systems is seeking a Mission Assurance Manager to provide oversight, direction, and leadership to a team of quality inspectors and engineers for the AAQ-24 LAIRCM program.  The AAQ-24 LARICM program serves to provide depot level repair capability for the AAQ-24 in the AAQ-24 Sustainment Center at the Defense Systems location in Warner Robins, GA.

Responsibilities Include:

Manage the daily operations of the AAQ-24 Mission Assurance team to include providing leadership and development support to team members

Establish and maintain open communication and serve as the quality assurance liaison with internal and external customers, suppliers, management, and Defense Contract Management Agency representatives

Demonstrate knowledge of technical specifications, drawings, product hardware and software requirements, and the detailed process flow of depot line-replaceable or shop-replaceable unit repairs

Monitor and measure Quality Process Control areas using statistical techniques for reject or failure analysis, metrics reporting, and contractual CDRL requirements in order to drive process improvements

Ensure the AAQ-24 program maintains compliance to current AS9100 standards and ensure established policies and procedures are adhered to

Provide cost estimates, track program spending and variances, and effectively collect, analyze, organize, and present data

Skills Needed:

•    Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead a team

•    Excellent communication skills

•    Ability to make sound technical decisions

•    Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 5+ years Quality Assurance experience. 

Strong working knowledge of AS9100.

Strong metrics/data analytics background.

Ability to obtain FAA Repairman Certification.

Experience working with DCMA representatives.

Working knowledge of SAP, MRO, Team Center, and/or ReadyBlue

Understanding of Continuous Improvement concepts, process, and tools.

Experience with the Corrective/Preventive Action process, root-cause analysis.

Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with supplier/procurement quality

Experience working with Material Review Boards and Corrective Action and Failure Review Boards.  

Working knowledge of the GOLD system

Knowledge of Six Sigma and/or Lean Principles

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.

Warner Robins, Georgia

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With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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