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Engineer Quality

The Mission Assurance organizationhas an opportunity for a Quality Engineer tojoin ourteam. This position is based in Rancho Bernardo (San Diego), CA. The selected Quality Engineer will be tasked to perform data analysis and defect trending, COPQ cost of poor quality, generation of weekly and monthly metrics; works with engineering and production to eliminate high defect drivers. Responsibilities to also include administration of problem alert process.

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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Completed Bachelor of Science Degree in a STEM field and minimum of2 years of engineering experience (or completed Master's degree in STEM field)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with data analysis and trending
  • Experience with the use of Tableau
  • Strong Microsoft office suite skills; particularly, Excel (pivot tables, charts, etc.)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer preferred
  • Experience with Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
  • System Application Products (SAP)

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.

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