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Principal Engineer Mission Assurance

Northrop Grumman | Iuka MS 38852 USA | Full Time | Posted: 05/07/2021

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Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is seeking a Mission Assurance Engineer to join our Iuka, Mississippi location. We are a world-class manufacturer of large composite rocket structures, for commercial and military applications. You will support plant wide manufacturing improvements in a low volume, high technical environment, reporting directly to the Site Quality Manager. This role will be integral to plant wide quality and mission assurance of our products. Our work is mission critical and directly contributes to science and exploration, national security, and the betterment of people's everyday lives.

Responsibilities include the following:
  • Authoring documentation to instruct operations on successful execution of quality requirements.
  • Manage and coordinate non-conformance containment and corrective action implementation activities.
  • Manage data collection, analysis, and customer interface
  • Writing and managing risk mitigation actions and assuring their implementation.
  • Active contributor to design change control reviews and implementation
  • Support internal audits, process observations and area assessments.
  • Establish and maintain collaboration partnership across functions and programs, customers, program management, and other support organizations.
The ideal candidate has the following characteristics:
  • Ability to work with minimal direction in a fast-paced environment.
  • High energy, results oriented, self-motivated / self-reliant, team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with an organization at all levels
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to solve problems effectively


Basic Qualifications:
  • BS in Engineering or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline and 5+ years of relevant work experience, or a Masters degree in a STEM discipline and 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior Aerospace manufacturing experience
  • Prior Quality manufacturing experience
  • Ability to read and interpret GD&T drawings
  • Working knowledge of Root Cause and Corrective Action methods
  • Working knowledge of Inspection Plans and First Article Inspections
  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement principles
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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Location Iuka, MS, 38852, United States
Categories Engineering
Sec Clearances Secret

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