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Northrop Grumman is seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer 3 to become part of Northrop Grumman's Mission Assurance organization as part of the Supplier Quality Field Operations team. This position will be located in Baltimore, MD. This location works a 9/80 schedule.
Position will travel an estimated 75%. Travel is conducted during the work week.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Perform Specification Compliance Reviews, First Article Inspections per (AS9102 or equivalent) and Source inspections.
Initiate Corrective Action Plans and work with suppliers, manufacturing and engineering personnel to identify root cause and ensure robust corrective actions are implemented.
Perform process and product audits along with capacity assessments to ensure the supplier's processes are robust and capable.
Work with key suppliers to ensure they are performing well and their capacity and capability are adequate to deliver products on time
Lead Supplier performance management by analyzing performance data, and identifying opportunities for improvement
Preventing/Minimizing business impact from supplied material defects; supplier quality risk mitigation
Proactive reduction and prevention of supplied material defect occurrences and verification of supplied material defect claims
Strong communication skills (both oral and written) will be necessary to support the assignment and weekly reports.
Be able to analyze and present data to all levels of leadership
Provide project management guidance and support to projects and processes
Establish positive working relationships with suppliers and internal teams
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a technical discipline.
5+ years relevant experience in Quality, Manufacturing or Design engineering
Working experience with suppliers or machine shops
Knowledge of ISO 9001 or AS9100 requirements
Must be able to travel up to 75% of the Time
In-depth GD&T experience
Experience with Additive Manufacturing
Experience using basic inspection tools
Experience developing, collecting, and analyzing metrics.
Experience in root cause analysis and corrective action
Strong presentation skills
Demonstrate skill to lead teams and projects
Must be able to obtain a DOD Secret Clearance
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Materials, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering
Six Sigma or Lean certifications
Knowledge of statistical process control, auditing to ISO 9001 and AS9100 requirements
Understanding of NADCAP certified processes, including painting, plating, finishing, coating, machining, brazing, welding and castings, and NDT methods
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