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Quality Engineering Manager 1 (Space/Satellite Systems)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: RCategory: EngineeringLocation: Gilbert, AZ, USACitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: Top SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At 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.This Quality Engineering Manager will be responsible for managing the Quality Engineer team across all areas of manufacturing, integration and test across the site. This leader will be responsible for executing, monitoring and reporting on the health and quality of products and services provided by the team. The qualified candidate must have demonstrated success leading teams and have unwavering ethics and values. The candidate must have strong communication skills, be effective working across functional teams and be able to integrate, engage and lead a team of engineers to perform at a top level.The ideal candidate will have knowledge of end-to-end manufacturing, integration and test of satellites.Roles and Responsibilities:Manage the day-to-day activities of the quality engineers.Help engineers resolve issues that arise during the execution of their tasks.Monitor data and assist team in creating meaningful metrics.Work with Quality Managers to properly coordinate resource allocation to ensure Program needs are met.Manage team members clearance requirements based on assignments.Maintain oversight for review and approval of applicable procedures and process specifications related to the manufacturing, integration and test of satellites.Ensure throughput of team is maximized without sacrificing reliability of the product.Work with functional management to ensure budgets are appropriately established and maintained.Encourage and support the Quality Inspection team in review and execution of inspection processes.Drive process improvement ideas to implementation phase.Ensure team has the necessary Standard Practice training and OJT to perform their job functions efficiently and reliably.Actively support quality engineering efforts to maintain program schedules.Ensure quality engineering program files are updated and maintained appropriately to meet program milestones.Monitor non-conformance data to ensure defect containment and drive RCCA to reduce the cost-of-poor-quality.Basic Qualifications:Bachelor's degree (Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree)Minimum of 6 years of experience as a member of Quality/Flight Assurance team (in technical function) or previous experience supervising/leading team of employees in technical job function.U.S. citizenAbility to obtain Top Secret /SCI clearance.Able to read and inspect to engineering documentation.Proficient in use of Microsoft applications (Word and Excel) and willingness to learn new computer programs/applications.Technical writing skills.Preferred Qualifications:Active Top Secret/SCI clearanceWorking knowledge of TIPQAWorking knowledge of Costpoint and Costpoint MESWorking knowledge of WindchillKnowledge in how to read electrical schematics and wire listsKnowledge base in Lean Manufacturing Principles and/or Six Sigma PrinciplesPrevious experience managing budgets and personnel allocation for company or teamSalary Range: $87,000 USD - $121,000 USDEmployees 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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop 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 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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