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Northrop Grumman Mission Assurance Engineer (Redondo Beach, CA) in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for a Mission Assurance Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The selected candidate will implement electro/mechanical hardware integration in a lab environment supporting various space, aircraft, and ground systems. Be familiar with military/industrial process standards/specifications related to inspection and space grade electronic assemblies.

Essential Functions:

  • Familiar with QA processes including discrepancy/disposition process, procedure review and approval, hardware and software configuration management

  • Able to work with limited support from quality management and will be required to verify conformance to program sp ecifications and drawings

  • C oordinate problem resolution with engineering teams

  • Ha ve working knowledge of Preliminary Review/Material Review Board activities and understanding of root cause and corrective action process

  • Pr epare and conduct program internal audits and participate in AS9100 audits

  • En sure that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements

  • Able to work with all levels of management and have excellent communication skills

  • Able to work in confined spaces, climb ladders, elevated platforms, and work around sensitive equipment

  • Thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels

  • Comfortable in a lab environment and be able to collaborate closely with system engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers

  • Understanding of electronic and mechanical assembly drawings, work diagrams, customer specifications, inspection instructions, prescribed checklists, or other control procedures

  • Experience with in-process and final satellite integration, test and launch on DoD, government and commercial programs a plus


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM)

  • 2 years of quality, manufacturing, integration or test experience

  • Experience in space or production quality environment

  • Experience with SAP

  • Must be willing to work flexible work schedule that may include varying shifts, extended work week, holidays, weekends

  • Must have an active in-scope SCI Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Able to work in confined spaces, elevated platforms, ladders, and around sensitive equipment

  • Able to travel and work offsite for extended periods

  • Experience assuring compliance with quality management system standards (i.e. ISO 9001/AS9100, AS9110, DCMA INST 8210.1, and in-house audits)

  • Experience assuring compliance with environmental, health and safety

  • standards (i.e. HAZMAT, OSHA, Audits and Job Hazard Analysis)

  • Experience with Preliminary Review (PR) and Material Review Board (MRB) Authority related to structural, electrical and systems assembly installations

  • Able Lift, grip, push, pull and hold 25+ pounds

  • Able to work in and around Confined spaces to include but not limited to fuel tanks and ducts

  • Able to push and pull own body weight to enter and exit confined spaces

  • Able to perform moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work to include

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.

Job Category : Engineering