Northrop Grumman Mgr Quality Assurance 1 in Huntsville, Alabama

Mgr Quality Assurance 1

Requisition ID: 18005334

Location(s): United States-Alabama-Huntsville

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Manager, Quality Assurance 1 to join our GMD team located in Huntsville, AL.

As a key leader, partner and essential member of the program team, the position provides strategic thought leadership, collaborative solutions and influences process and outcomes. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated success leading broad organization changes within cost and schedule while achieving client expectations and focusing on organizational and team success. The position requires a solution-based orientation, unwavering ethics and values, and the demonstrated ability to be a trusted partner. The Quality Assurance Manager provides Quality Management direction and oversight within the GMD team.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Leads daily operations and oversees the scheduling, utilization, and performance of quality assurance team.

  • Mentors and develops a team of quality assurance analysts.

  • Develop and implement program quality plans, programs, and procedures using statistical quality control statistics, lean manufacturing concepts, and six-sigma tools and analyses.

  • Lead quality operations within software and hardware development.

  • Drives improvements within development processes and organization.

  • Ensures that performance and quality products conform to established company and regulatory standards.

  • Reviews, analyzes and reports on quality discrepancies related to assembly, process, mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical systems.

  • Investigates problems and develops disposition and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies.

  • Interfaces with manufacturing, engineering, customer, vendor and subcontractor representatives to ensure requirements are met.

  • Recommends corrective actions, dispositions and modifications.

  • Audits internal processes and writes audit reports.

  • Assists with inspections: Receiving/ First Article/ Production/ Final

  • Generates Quality Notices/SCARs using SAP

  • Performs AS9100 process and capacity assessments of suppliers

  • Tracks Supplier Assessment Management System reports and Supplier Quality Ratings in support of the company‚Äôs supplier assessment metrics databases.


  • Bachelor's Degree from an Accredited University.

  • Six years of industry experience within quality, auditing, manufacturing, engineering and/or hardware-related field.

  • Holds Active Secret DOD Secret Security Clearance. US Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Leadership experience

  • AGILE Software experience

  • Software coding and engineering experience

  • SAP expertise

  • ISO 9001, T9001B, and/or AS9100 trained auditor

Title: Mgr Quality Assurance 1

Location: Alabama-Huntsville

Requisition ID: 18005334