17 days old

OU Mgr Mission Assurance 2

Northrop Grumman
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
At Northrop Grumman, innovation isn't just an idea - it's a way of life.

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.

Are you interested in expanding your career while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place you.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opportunity for a Mission Assurance (MA) Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA. Join the Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) Division and work with our team of experts ensuring the development and delivery of systems that keep our world safe.

This position may provide relocation assistance. Minimal travel is required.

The MA Manager is responsible for leading the Mission and Quality Assurance function for two Operating Units (OUs) within the PGS Division of the Space Systems Sector. This includes functional management of two staffs of senior MA/QA engineers, counseling of the OU directors, and ensuring that the Quality Management System is effective at all levels. The two MA teams are responsible for ensuring the delivery of high quality products and maintaining compliance across the organization and its suppliers.

The MA Manager reports to the MA Manager of the Integrated National Systems (INS) Business Unit (BU), with "dotted line" reporting to the MA manager of the Strategic Force Programs (SFP). Both BU managers are located remotely, so the job requires a significant level of independence.

Roles and Responsibilities include:

+ Supporting the OU Directors to ensure program effectiveness.
+ Participation and monitoring of the Business development process.
+ Interfacing with customers to build trusted relationships and work through challenges.
+ Directing and coordinating mission assurance functional disciplines per AS9100 standards and the Sector Quality Management System.
+ Functionally managing two diverse teams across eight or more main programs and several small programs, including professional development, staffing, and performance evaluation.
+ Overseeing the proper implementation and execution of Continuous Improvement programs.



**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university
+ Experience in Mission Assurance, Quality, Quality Engineering, Software Development, Program Management, or Engineering
+ Quality, engineering, or program leadership experience
+ Must have an Active TS or SCI clearance

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ 3+ years of experience in Space Programs focused on Payload and/or Ground processing
+ 3+ years of experience managing teams
+ Familiarity with ISO 9001 / AS9100 Quality Management System certification process
+ Lean / Six Sigma Green Belt certification
+ Familiarity with Agile development methodology
+ Demonstrated ability to apply strong analytical skills
+ Experience with technical and project management

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** : Mission and Quality Assurance


Posted: 2020-05-19 Expires: 2020-06-18

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