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Northrop Grumman Principal Engineer Mission Assurance in Redondo Beach, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics System (NGAS) is looking for a Principal Mission Assurance Engineer for the F-35 Program. This role will be based in Redondo Beach, CA. The MA Engineer will have responsibility to help execute quality requirements and provide program leadership with support across key initiatives.

In this role, you will have direct responsibilities to support the Mission Assurance Program Director and his staff on key projects, as well as support critical leadership initiatives. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to lead, coordinate, and facilitate support tasks as directed. The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across multiple levels of leadership.

Tasks to include, but are not limited to:

  • Development/preparation of briefing materials, coordination/facilitation of various quality/mission assurance activities in support of site/division/sector objectives - meetings to include development/status of action items

  • Organize, plan and facilitate meetings including: Team Meetings, Staff Meetings, DCMA-NGC Partnership Meeting, Performance Deep Dives, All Hands, Engagement Activities and Off Sites

  • Create and distribute Status Reports/Notes

  • Facilitate the update/review of Command Media Documents

  • Track and manage: DCMA CAR status, accomplishments, quality improvement initiatives, profitability improvement initiatives (PII), goals, engagement plans for team

  • Identify opportunities for improvement, facilitate Process Improvement Team activities, track and manage Process Improvement Activities

  • Assist with root cause and corrective action (RCCA) investigations

  • Provide ad hoc analysis and recommendations (may include use of data analytics and Tableau)

  • Division metrics and dashboard maintenance, coordinate monthly MA&E Dashboard ratings with MAPMs

  • Preventive Corrective Action Board (PCAB) facilitation, notes, minutes and actions


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with 4 years of experience/Master's Degree in STEM with 2 years of experience in Project Management or Manufacturing/Mission Assurance

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite

  • Root Cause Corrective Action experience

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards. Demonstrates the skill and ability to perform complex tasks.

  • Advanced STEM Degree

  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.

  • Ability to develop solutions to complex problems, which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation.

  • Ability to complete complex work assignments and performed independently without appreciable direction.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering