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Principal Quality Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Palatine
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: YesRELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be availableCLEARANCE TYPE: SCITRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the TimeDescriptionJoin 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.The Program Quality Engineer develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product, focusing on defect minimization and process improvement.Collaborates with engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place. Performs oversight and monitoring of program risks and opportunitiesAssists in the performance of independent quality reviews to ensure compliance with contractual and customer requirements.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 assuring process and product quality. 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.Basic Qualifications Principal Engineer: BS degree (STEM) + 5 years; of exp; MS Degree + 3 years; PhDAbility to obtain Top Secret ClearanceSolid written and verbal interpersonal, communication skills and confidence to brief senior management with solid foundation in Mission Assurance applications.Ability to coordinate customer communications across multiple, diverse sitesAbility to work in cross-functional teams to resolve problems or issuesManufacturing or Quality Assurance ExperienceTrained and experienced in performing Root Cause Corrective ActionExperience working with electrical or mechanical design requirements and specifications.Participate in corrective action boards using analytic techniques to identify trends in manufacturingExperience with SAPPreferred Qualification:Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering Experience working with manufacturing and/or integration and testExperience in planning and organizing activities across multiple manufacturing locationsExperience with AS9100/ISO9001 Quality ManagementRecord of increasing responsibility supporting manufacturing, electrical, and mechanical engineering organizationsExperience in evaluating circuit card assemblies for workmanship issuesHave experience in quality planningMentor lesser experienced engineers on areas of manufacturingSalary Range: $88,000.00 - $132,000.00Employees 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 18. 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. -SummaryLocation: United States-Illinois-Rolling MeadowsType: Full time

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Naperville , Principal Quality Engineer, Engineering , Palatine, Illinois

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