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Principal Quality Analyst / Sr Principal Quality Analyst

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is seeking a **Principal / Sr. Principal Quality** **Analyst** to join our **Iuka, Mississippi** location.

We are a world-class manufacturer of large composite rocket structures for commercial and military applications. Our team supports plant-wide manufacturing improvements in a low volume, highly technical environment. These roles will be integral to plant wide continuous improvement efforts and audit compliance. Our work is mission critical and directly contributes to science and exploration, national security, and the betterment of people’s everyday lives.

Responsibilities may include the following:

+ Manage plant wide corrective action improvements

+ Conduct and coordinate audits

+ Lead continuous improvement initiatives

+ Work with Operations to implement Blue Sheet suggestions

+ New hire orientation training

+ Plant wide root cause and corrective action training

+ Help develop and maintain plant wide work area instructions

+ Coordinate monthly plant Quality review

+ Generate monthly key performance metrics and charts

Our focus is on the end user – ensuring that our products work the first time and every time without defect – because failure is not an option. We are seeking detail-oriented problem solvers to make an impact. If that sounds like you, apply today!

We offer phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. The candidate selected for this role will be working either a 9/80 schedule with every other Friday off, or a 4/10 schedule. Travel is very minimal, if ever, (less than 10%) and within the US.

These roles may be filled at the Principal or Senior Principal level depending on the qualifications below.

**Basic Qualifications:**

**Principal Analyst**

+ Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of quality work experience; or Master’s degree and 4 years of quality work experience. Note: an additional 4 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

+ Demonstrated understanding of the non-conformance and corrective action process

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret clearance

**Senior Principal Analyst**

+ Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of quality work experience; or Master’s degree and 8 years of quality work experience. Note: an additional 4 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

+ Demonstrated understanding of the non-conformance and corrective action process

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret clearance

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience with composites or manufacturing environment

+ 6+ years of audit experience

Salary Range: $68,600.00 - $103,000.00Salary Range 2: $85,000.00 - $127,600.00

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 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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