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Northrop Grumman (Dod Skillbridge) Quality Inspector (Space/Satellite Systems)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sterling
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10058309Category: Flight OperationsLocation: Dulles, VA, USACitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: Top SecretTelecommute: No Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: NoPositions Available: 1At 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.As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.Responsibilities for this internship position are:Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.Objectives Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.DoD SkillBridge Eligibility: Has served at least 180 days on active duty Is within 12 months of separation or retirement Will receive an honorable discharge Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 monthsReceived Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Quality Inspector 3. This position will be located in Dulles VA.What You'll Get To Do:Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:Perform in-process and final inspections on electrical and mechanical assemblies, 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 proceduresPerform in-depth reviews of product build documentation for configuration audit to determine if as-built meets as-designedDevelop training material for assigned work center PA group.Train and mentor new hires or less-experienced personnel in at least one skill identified on the PA skills matrix for assigned area of workReview 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.Basic Qualifications:Fluent in use of Microsoft applications and ability to learn new computer programs/applications easily.Excellent technical writing skills are requiredStrong 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 constantly coached or led to next assignment.Must be able to read engineering documentation and inspect to drawings and parts lists, inspection plans, and supplemental instructionsWillingness to work 2nd shift activities and occasional overtime or weekend support is requiredHave held workmanship certifications at previous employment locations for manufacturing standards (e.G. IPC-A-620, NASA 8739 series, etc.)Previous experience working in ISO-certified company and using Process Specifications or Military Standards to inform inspection or work activitiesPreferred QualificationsFamiliar with use of TipQA, Costpoint, or other database applicationsKnowledge on how to read schematics and wire listsActive workmanship certifications from accreditation/standards companies (e.G. IPC)Associates (2 year) degree from accredited institutionActive Top Secret/SCI clearance or ability to obtain oneSalary Range: $1 USD $1 USDEmployees 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 https://www.Saferfederalworkforce.Gov/contractors/.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 http://www.Northropgrumman.Com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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