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Northrop Grumman Engineer Supplier Quality in Woodland Hills, California

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS). As a part of the NGMS Team you'll join experts in developing systems and solutions that keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, its work that makes a difference. Join us and launch your career. We'll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.

Navigation and Cockpit Systems BU in Woodland Hills, CA is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer to join the Supplier Performance Management (SPM) team, reporting to the SPM site lead. This position is instrumental in driving the supply base to provide consistently high quality parts to support our customers.

Tasks include:

  • Act as POC on program teams by coordinating supplier performance management plan implementation through all program phases

  • Review supplier quality history and drive activities to improve performance through partnership, Return-To-Green plans, SCAR's, etc.

  • Analyses data for Mission Assurance Critical Action Board

  • Liaison to field supplier quality engineers (FSQE) for program related actions and information

  • Make decisions utilizing supplier quality risk appraisal tools

  • Assists with program cost estimate development related to supplier quality activities

  • Participates in customer and regulatory on-site quality audits

  • Provides input to critical supplier scorecards

  • Supports the maintenance of the approved supplier list

To be successful in this position, the candidate should possess the following characteristics:

  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks within critical deadlines

  • Ability to influence and drive results without direct authority of personnel

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills, as well as analytical, planning, and presentation skills are required

  • Demonstrated ability to build and foster effective relationships with others

  • SAP experience

  • Risk and opportunity management experience



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related STEM Field and 2+ years of relevant experience.

  • Risk & Opportunity management experience.

  • SAP experience.

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance. (US Citizenship required.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certifications in lean and six-sigma quality engineering methodologies

  • Statistical analysis and/or quantitative analysis on project trends

  • Supplier performance management

  • Proficient in Tableau and Excel

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering