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Dir Programs 2, Quality and MIssion Assurance, GBSD Enterprise

Northrop Grumman | Roy UT 84401 USA | Full Time | Posted: 08/07/2020

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Program Management


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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Enterprise is seeking a highly qualified, mission-oriented individual to lead Mission Assurance across our programs, based in Roy, UT.

The GBSD Enterprise Director of Mission Assurance will have overall responsibility, accountability and authority for all quality and mission assurance activities for GBSD across multiple sites and reports directly to the Vice President of GBSD Enterprise. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring all Quality Management System (QMS) and contractual quality requirements are met across the portfolio of programs by providing leadership and direction to assigned personnel and supporting the GBSD VP and program managers. This role also has Quality and Mission Assurance off-site responsibilities that include ensuring program compliance at various Northrop Grumman Production and Test facilities. This role is responsible for the compliance and quality in the deliveries of applicable subcontractors and suppliers in the Global Supply Chain network.

This role develops, maintains, and ensures compliance with mission assurance programs, policies, processes, procedures and that the performance and quality of products/processes conform to established standards, specifications and agency guidelines. Provides the program expertise and guidance in interpreting policies, regulatory and/or governmental regulations, and agency guidelines to assure compliance. Supports the development phase by assuring engineering products and processes conform to internal and customer requirements. Works directly with operating entities to ensure that inspections, process control analyses or audits are conducted on a continuing basis as specified to enforce requirements and meet specifications. The candidate must ensure the oversight of administrative/operations, planning, support and property requirements and guide and consult management on matters pertaining to business practices, human resource activity, and organizational requirements. Must be able to monitor cost performance and control program direct budgets. Candidate will be asked to perform other Mission Assurance initiatives and duties as needed.

The GBSD Mission Assurance Director is a direct representative of the Northrop Grumman Corporation to the various customers and, as such, is responsible to ensure customer satisfaction regarding delivered product quality. This role interfaces with program customers to identify requirements and understand stakeholder expectations to develop controls that build confidence for process execution.


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Location Roy, UT, 84401, United States
Categories Administrative & Clerical
Sec Clearances Secret

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Job Code 20019269