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Staff Mission Assurance Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

Category: Engineering
Location: Redondo Beach, California
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Top Secret
Telecommute: Yes -May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Positions Available: 3

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible. Northrop Grumman SSSD has an opening for a Staff Mission Assurance Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, Ca. As a Staff Mission Assurance Engineer, you will define, develop, document, and manage Mission Assurance/Quality processes to implement internal and customer requirements for Space System programs. You will generate staffing forecasts and coordinate them with Mission Assurance leadership to satisfy the programs budget profile through all phases of program lifecycle. You will facilitate and lead program technical meetings to analyze process noncompliance's and implement corrective measures formulated through formal root cause analysis. You will lead and mentor junior Quality Engineers utilizing your collected Quality/Mission Assurance or related experiences. Essential Functions:
Analyze program mission assurance requirements
Develop, implement, and maintain program specific Quality/Mission Assurance Plans
Develop Basis of Estimates (BOE) for Engineering Changes and/or Proposal operations
Report earned value and cost variances
Monitor compliance to Mission Assurance plans for both make and buy
Lead Program Corrective Action Boards (PCAB)
Facilitate process improvement activities
Lead root cause and corrective action investigations to include Failure Review Boards (FRB).

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution with fourteen (14) years of experience in Quality, Industrial, Manufacturing or related engineering field
OR twelve (12) Years with Masters;
OR nine (9) Years with PhD
Candidate must have, and be able to maintain, at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government security clearances:
Department of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years
OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years
Must have a broad understanding of production operations in electrical, mechanical, and/or integration test and launch and be able develop forecast budget and manpower estimates
Must be able to interpret Engineering drawings and specifications and determine appropriate quality assurance process verification methodologies to ensure compliance
Ability to successfully lead multidiscipline teams during root cause and corrective action investigations
Must be able to analyze requirements, organize date, develop plans, and present to all levels of management

Preferred Qualifications:
Prior Aerospace experience
STEM degree
Prior Mission Assurance leadership role on a space systems satellite program
Broad, enterprise-wide view and understanding of ISO AS9100D compliant processes and organizational infrastructures
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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