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Sr. Principal Engineer Quality

Sunnyvale, CA, USA | Northrop Grumman

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented Continuous Improvement Quality Engineer to join our team in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

Support Marine Systems Performance, Quality, and Affordability efforts by implementing Six Sigma DMAIC / Continuous Improvement (CI) projects to be a change agent.

Provide subject matter expertise implementing Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma (DMAIC), Root Cause analysis and Corrective Action analysis, and other CI activities.

Define improvement projects and implement continuous improvement programs and initiatives.

Facilitate and coach improvement teams and solve complex technical problems utilizing DMAIC or related problem solving methodologies.

Establish and measure key indicators to assess project success and transition successful outcomes to program teams.

Perform statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for, products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications.

Audit quality systems based on risk assessments for deficiency identification and correction. Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable requirements.

Works with Executives and provides executive level briefings. 


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a related STEM discipline.

10+ years of experience within one or more of the following areas: Mission Assurance, Supply Chain, Systems Engineering, Manufacturing or equivalent expertise

Possess Six-Sigma Black-Belt experience or working towards Certification

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance. US Citizenship required. 

Preferred Qualifications:

BS or MS in Mechanical, or Systems Engineering

Six Sigma Master Black-Belt Certified.

Experience with Minitab or equivalent Statistical Software (R, Python, MATLAB, SPSS)

ISO9000/AS9100 audit experience

Possess a current Secret Clearance

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