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Aircraft Inspector 2 Jobs in Palmdale, CA at Northrop Grumman

Title: Aircraft Inspector 2

Company: Northrop Grumman

Location: Palmdale, CA

Requisition ID: R10044908

Category: Flight Operations
Location: Palmdale, California, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: Any (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Positions Available: 4

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.
Inspects aircraft components, parts, and sub-assemblies for operation and conformance to government and/or company standards and specifications. Inspects the adjustments, repairs, or modifications made to aircraft components, sub-assemblies and final product. Will monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. May communicate directly with customers to ensure customer satisfaction.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking an Aircraft Inspector 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Palmdale, CA. Telecommute/remote is not an option for this position. The inspector may be required to work second shift and weekends as needed throughout the year.
Essential responsibilities:
The inspector supports test personnel to ensure compliance with documented processes and procedures. The inspector will:

Participate in pre-test activities such as review of test plan and test procedure documentation
Verify that all pre-test readiness activities are complete
Assess readiness to enter formal test events
Ensure the physical and digital test environment and configuration (e.g., lab, computers, hardware, firmware, software, versions, checksums, etc.) is consistent with the documented configuration
Witness testing to ensure approved test procedures are executed as written
Ensure all defects and anomalies are documented
Ensure all documentation is complete (logbooks, forms etc.) in accordance with prescribed procedures
Verify that test results are documented
Participate in post-test activities such as review of test report documentation and collection of test metrics
Identify quality problems and recommends solutions
Ensure equipment is properly calibrated and damaged items are properly dispositioned

Basic Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent and 2 years additional education and/or related experience
An active in-scope DoD Top Secret clearance
The ability to obtain/maintain program access

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with aircraft/control element/lab unit screen verification
Current program PAR

Salary Range: $50,000 USD – $83,400 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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