Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a hardware Quality Manager 2 to lead our Quality Team located at Rancho Carmel, San Diego CA.
The hardware Quality Manager provides the required independent quality oversight for the respective system designs, product builds, testing, integration and support required for the F-35 and Communications Business Units. As a key member of AC 4ISR CNI products team, the Manager will lead a high performing Quality team and will be responsible for executing, monitoring and reporting on the health and quality of products and services. The qualified candidate will have demonstrated success leading teams achieving a high level of employee engagement. The position requires a solutionbased orientation, unwavering ethics and values, and the demonstrated ability to be a trusted partner. Candidates must demonstrate a proven track record of solving complex problems through systematic and objective evaluation of information resulting in effective communication, championing, and implementation of change with a diverse set of internal and external customers and suppliers.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Promotes the professional development of the Mission Assurance workforce and fosters a collaborative culture that sustains the momentum around employee engagement and inclusion, affordability, innovation, value growth and continuous improvement.
Provides clear assignments, helps employees connect their efforts to the bigger picture, creates an inclusive work environment characterized by mutual respect and the valuing of differences, and builds a culture that motivates employees to their highest levels of performance.
Establishes strong business relationships with Client leadership teams, and creates effective partnership across all the client leadership teams, Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Organizations.
Sets the strategy to meet customer's expectations, regularly communicates program status. Provides situational awareness and effective communication both internally and externally.
Assures compliance in quality, risk management, safety, process improvement in accordance with contractual requirements and drives forward early predictive indicators of risk.
Leverages comprehensive metrics, customer and employee feedback to assess program performance and risks, and determines resources to ensure mission success.
Bachelor's degree with 10 years of progressive, relevant experience.
5 years of experience managing or leading teams.
3 years working in quality, supply chain, program management, engineering, business, or manufacturing.
Must have a current active DOD Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain a Special Program Access clearance
Experience conduction root cause and corrective actions on identified quality problems, issues, and defects
Bachelor's or Master's degree in STEM or Business.
10 years of experience acting is a leadership role
5 years working in quality, supply chain, program management, engineering, business, or manufacturing.
Knowledge of industry specifications, quality standards, and regulations, e.g. AS9100, ISO9001, AS5553, AS6174, and AS9120.
SAP & Solumina experience a Plus
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