Northrop Grumman Corporation appoints new sector Vice President to implement Six Sigma principles

Kelley Zelickson is the new sector vice president of mission assurance and Six Sigma for the Mission Systems sector of Northrop Grumman Corporation. The major role of Zelickson is to implement mission-assurance and Six-Sigma principles, leading to enhanced quality, productivity, and performance.

Zelickson’s expertise will ensure that Six Sigma process improvement theories are implemented in the company, including the supply chain. Customer satisfaction is going to be the measure of Zelickson’s success.

Zelickson’s mission-assurance responsibilities will include strategy, planning and execution for process-improvement initiatives such as Six Sigma and Lean; business processes to increase customer satisfaction through streamlined operations and improved quality through the use of metrics; and quality-management systems to include those of the entire supply chain.