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Northrop Grumman Receiving Inspector 3 in Clearfield, Utah

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.

Northrop Grumman is currently recruiting for a Receiving Inspector to provide support to our Quality team in our Clearfield, UT location.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Independently review supplier paperwork, verifying material pass/fail criteria against Engineering inspection requirements

  • Visual inspection and basic dimensional measurements of incoming materials

  • Reading chart records to determine material shelf life and expiration dates

  • Counting and tagging of boxes and individual parts

  • Computer processing and status of material acceptance within the material management system

  • Filing acceptance paperwork for record retention

Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have 4 years of inspection experience in an aerospace or manufacturing environment

  • Active Secret Security Clearance required

  • Proficient in Microsoft applications

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. during inspections

  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints, technical specifications and operating procedures

  • Must be able to use standard measuring inspection tools/equipment

  • Ability to work in hot and below zero conditions

  • Must be able to work flexible and changing shift schedules

  • Must be able to work weekends

  • Air travel for source inspection may be up to 10% depending on Company need


  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED required (education will be verified)

Preferred Experience:

  • Aerospace quality experience preferred

Competencies for Success:

  • Positive individual who is willing to expand current skill set

  • Must be able to work independently and in a team setting

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with others at all levels of the organization

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • High aptitude for learning

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, diverse environment

  • Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence

  • High energy, results oriented, self-motivated / self-reliant, team playerNorthrop 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