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Mgr Supplier Quality 3

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 9/18/2019
Job Reference #: 19029423
Keywords: manager

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.


Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Manager Quality Engineering 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.


As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results. 


If this is YOU…please keep reading.

Functionalhomeroom manager is responsible for Supplier Quality program execution,personnel, processes and infrastructure. This position represents SupplierQuality to program leadership and internal and external customers. Interfaceswith the program to ensure adequate proposals, staffing and support. RepresentsSupplier Quality on closed program activities. Establishes and implementsstrategies and tactics to drive affordability and long term improvement.Interact closely with Global Supply Chain a daily basis.


Responsiblefor management of a restricted program at the Aerospace Systems Sector. Directsand manages all cost, schedule and technical performance requirements that arelevied on the program and is required to ensure performance and support of thecontract milestones of the division. Responsible andaccountable for strategy, planning, and execution of all Supplier Qualityprocesses and activities.  Perform as the communication andmanagement focal point to the program for the Supplier Quality organization.Lead Supplier Quality execution and accountable for labor estimates, resourceplanning, and assure identification of trends and actions to reduce suppliercaused defects. Responsible to manage to established metrics in accordance withGlobal Mission Assurance & Excellencerequirements and in consideration of Program objectives. Must be able toInterface and brief executive leadership and customers as required on issues,action plans, and requested content







Basic Qualifications: 


  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM major)with a Minimum of 9 years related aerospace, information technology, supplier management, engineering, or quality experience.
  • Must have a proven track record of accomplishments within staff development, project management, program management, team development, or leadership
  • Must have an Active DoD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP).

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 3 years Functional Management Experience
  • 5 years Quality experience
  • Innovative thinker
  • Ability to bring new perspective, make suggestions for process improvement


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.