Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Quality Assurance Asst. in Rocket Center, West Virginia

Quality Assurance Asst.

Locations:Rocket Center, WV

Categories: Production/Operations


Job Description

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Job ID:GS20181107-46524

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people?s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation?s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Role description & Responsibilities:

The Quality Assurance Asst. is responsible to ensure compliance to program requirements and company standards for all internal and external facing document and models. The associate will coordinate the approval and release of critical product items in a fast paced environment working to meet scheduled due dates.

Job Duties:

  • Perform administration duties of assigned configuration management activities relative to identification, control, and accounting for systems and/or equipment in accordance with contractual requirements.

  • Proof and edit documents and ensure proper approval workflow.

  • Reviews and releases engineering change data and coordinates changes to engineering documents with engineering, quality, support, manufacturing, and engineering data control activities. Administration duties to ensure that customer requirements are implemented and ensures compliance with configuration management policies.

  • Research and verify technical content as needed.

Experience Preferred:

  • Working knowledge and understanding of engineering documentation (i.e. drawings, specifications, parts lists change notices, manufacturing plans, test or laboratory procedures).

  • Knowledge or demonstrated experience using Product Lifecycle Management Software (Epic, TCUA, etc), or Manufacturing Execution System (Solumina), Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (Costpoint, Sap, etc).

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Solid skill level in Microsoft Office products.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture.

  • Ability to work on a team or independently as needed.


  • Requires High School Diploma/GED & 2 years or equivalent combination of education & experience.BS degree preferred; technical field or major with Technical Writing emphasis preferred

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:1-3 Years

Education:High School/GED