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Northrop Grumman Mgr Quality Control 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Manager, Quality Control 1, to provide objective-oriented direction and work assignment to team members utilizing management guidelines & general policies of the NG program/function located in Las Vegas, NV.

Will supervise up to 5 personnel (Quality Assurance Technicians) performing all aircraft maintenance quality assurance inspections/evaluations, maintaining all workplace safety programs, managing Aircraft Weight and Balance (W&B) Program, HAZMAT, Technical Order Distribution Office and computer and personnel Security Manager functions at remote locations.


  • Forecasting, scheduling, tracking, updating all scheduled and unscheduled weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual maintenance inspection actions.

  • Candidate will coordinate/direct the inspections of fixed and rotary wing aircraft along with Non Powered Age inspections.

  • Ensuring FAA maintenance requirements are met.

  • Recommending procedure changes to improve maintainability of aircraft and timely inspections.

  • POC for all off-station depot level maintenance requests Additional responsibilities to include:

  • Accountability to Program Manager for accomplishing duties according to Air Force and project policies, procedures, directives and regulations.

  • Delegating authority to accomplish duties set forth within the limits of approved policies, procedures, directives and regulations and other guidelines as approved by Program Manager.

  • Knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.

  • Knowledge of aircraft maintenance and flying scheduling, configurations, aircraft phase management and time changes.

  • Knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair. Must have a basic knowledge of electrical theory.

  • Knowledge of state/federal OSHA requirements, HAZMAT handling, disposal and documentation, workplace safety requirements.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo


Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of an Associate's degree and 10 plus years of aircraft maintenance experience, years of experience can be used in lieu of degree

  • Must be W&B qualified and have extensive knowledge of the W&B program, to include creating Form Fs and a working knowledge of AWBS

  • Extensive knowledge of Aviation Safety; both ground and flight operations safety programs

  • Current TS SSBI clearance

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain site access

  • Willing to relocate to the Las Vegas, Nevada area Preferred Qualifications:

  • 20+ years in aircraft maintenance

  • Experience on Air Force Fixed and Rotary Wing Aircraft 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 visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Mission and Quality Assurance