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Inspector 4 (Space/Satellite Systems)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sterling
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.Duties:

  • Perform in-process and final inspections on cable/wire harnesses, to include a review of the associated product build documentation.
  • Confirm acceptable quality standards and workmanship practices in assigned work centers by learning/practicing process specifications and using workmanship standards during everyday job functions.
  • Identify discrepant conditions and generate nonconformance reports for discrepancies discovered during inspection processes.
  • Perform audits of work areas to ensure compliance with ISO 9001/AS 9100 procedures.
  • Perform in-depth reviews of product build documentation for configuration audit to determine if as-built meets as-designed.
  • Develop training material for assigned work center PA group.
  • Train and mentor new hires or less-experienced personnel in multiple skills identified on the PA skills matrix for assigned area of work.
  • Review nonconformities and provide feedback to authors on coding selections, defect descriptions, and other key attributes of NCR's. When needed, provide insights for review boards (PMRB, MRB, or FRB) to help with disposition or RCCA.
  • Review work instructions / build plans and provide approvals as Product Assurance representative.Basic Qualifications:
    • High School diploma/equivalent
    • 6+ years related experience
    • U.S. citizen
    • Technical writing skills
    • Must be able to read engineering documentation and inspect to drawings and parts lists, inspection plans, and supplemental instructions.
    • Willing to work 2nd shift activities (if needed) and occasional overtime or weekend support is required.
    • Must currently hold or have held workmanship certifications at previous employment locations for manufacturing standards (e.g. IPC-A-620, NASA 8739 series, etc.) within the past 2 years.
    • Previous experience working in ISO-certified company and using Process Specifications or Military Standards to inform inspection or work activities.
    • Experience performing lead inspection function, or equivalent technical role, in either a system-level / integration environment.
    • Previous experience working in ISO-certified company. Preferred Qualifications:
      • Fluent in use o f Microsoft applications and ability to learn new computer programs/applications easily.
      • Strong work ethic and good attitude - it should be evident from output of work that the best possible effort was given.
      • Personal initiative to become engaged in assigned work area without needing to be coached or led to next assignment.
      • Fluent in use of TIPQA, Costpoint, or other database applications.
      • Knowledge in how to read schematics and wirelists.
      • Active workmanship certifications from accreditation/standards companies, such as IPC.
      • Associates (2 year) degree from accredited institution. Salary Range: $34 USD - $57 USD Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Sterling , Inspector 4 (Space/Satellite Systems), Other , Sterling, Virginia

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