Salary $113,200 - $169,800 a year
Full job description
Requisition id: r10033930
Location: baltimore, maryland, united states of america
Citizenship required: united states citizenship
Clearance type: secret
Telecommute: yes-may consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st shift (united states of america)
Travel required: yes, 10% of the time
Positions 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 comeOur 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 moonWe 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 wayOur 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 impossibleOur employees are not only part of history, they`re making history.
Northrop grumman mission systems is seeking a quality engineering manger to join our factory quality engineering team at the bwi campusThis position will report into the factory qe functional organization, and the qualified candidate will lead a team of quality engineers supporting all programs and contracts within final assembly manufacturing cells.
Promotes the professional development of the quality & mission excellence workforce and fosters a collaborative culture that sustains the momentum around employee engagement and inclusion, affordability, innovation, value growth and continuous improvement.
Provides clear assignments, helps employees connect their efforts to the bigger picture, creates an inclusive work environment characterized by mutual respect and the valuing of differences, and builds a culture that motivates employees to their highest levels of performance.
Maintains and continuously develops technical knowledge in quality engineering, specifications/standards, drawing interpretation, measurement and analysis methods, processes and products, relevant technologies, lean manufacturing and problem solving methodology.
Establishes strong business relationships with programs, cell leadership and cross functional organizations.
Regularly communicates program execution status and quality metrics to a wide audience of professionals and leadership.
Leverages metrics, customer, and program feedback to assess risks & opportunities.
Collaborates with dcma, programs and functional teams to ensure product/process compliance and strong delivery performance.
Provides manpower and forecast plans.
Conducts audits and supports third party factory audits.
Ensures correct and effective metrics are utilized to improve product compliance and quality performance across the factory.
Provides guidance to peers and management in the pursuit of quality excellence.
Applies extensive technical knowledge in industry standard quality engineering methods, interpretation of drawing requirements and applicable specifications & standards, and mechanical measurement & analysis
Proactively establishes and maintains high technical competency in products, manufacturing and business processes, and related technologies
Confidently facilitates efforts to resolve complex quality problems using sound problem-solving methodology – including through application of established root cause analysis and corrective/preventive action methods
Leads efforts to identify and reduce safety, quality, and business risks through application of formal and informal methods
Leads efforts to reduce waste and improve processes through application of established continual improvement methods
Engages in preventive & corrective action board (pcab) process
Promotes and implements world class manufacturing (wcm) framework
Serves as a “strong voice for quality” and a role model for ng values
Trains, mentors, and develops junior-level personnel, and participates in the design and implementation of training materials
Serves as a factory quality engineering liaison for adjacent quality functions – including supplier performance management, compliance, program quality, and inspection
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of nine (9) years of relevant work experience; or seven (7) years with master’s degree; or four (4) years with phd
Experience leading projects and/or teams
Previous experience working in quality, supply chain, program management, engineering, or manufacturing
Ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearanceUs citizenship required.
Solid written and verbal technical communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills – including ability to establish and maintain positive working relationship with stakeholders and customers at all levels
Experience with quality management systems (e.gAs9100, iso 9001, etc.)
Working knowledge of microsoft office applications
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related stem field
Master’s degree in a relevant field
Asq certified manager of quality / organizational excellence (cmq/oe), quality engineer (cqe), reliability engineer (cre), and/or quality auditor (cqa)
J-std-001, ipc-a-610, and/or ipc/whma-a-620 certifications
Project management certification
Certified six sigma green belt, black belt, or master black belt
Experience leading or working on agile project teams
Experience with world class manufacturing (wcm)
Seasoned facilitator for root cause corrective action (rcca) and failure modes and effects analysis (fmea) activities
Well-versed in the application of industry standard statistical methods, including through implementation of statistical analysis software applications (e.gMinitab)
Strong background in design and/or manufacturing of electromechanical products
Defense industry experience, including interface with government customers
Experience with shipping and logistics processes
Experience maintaining positive supplier relationships, including through successful resolution of supplier quality challenges
Active dod secret clearance
Salary range: $113,200 usd - $169,800 usd
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base payAnnual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company resultsEmployees in vice president or director positions may be eligible for long term incentivesIn 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 priorityThe company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their covid-19 vaccinationsU.sNorthrop grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under executive order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
Northrop grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforceWe 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 classFor our complete eeo/aa and pay transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/eeoU.sCitizenship is required for most positions.
Posted 30+ days ago