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Mission, Texas Northrop Grumman
Category: Engineering
Location: Iuka, Mississippi
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Positions Available: 1

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.