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Senior Manufacturing Engineer at DRS Technologies

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Dallas, Texas

Job Description:


LEONARDO DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo, which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture that rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at

Company Overview

LEONARDO DRS Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  We develop, manufacture, and support infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms.  We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. 

Employing the world’s brightest. Supporting the world’s bravest.


Dallas, TX 

Position Summary

Performs moderately complex functions in the design, fabrication, modification and/or evaluation of manufacturing operations  May prepare complicated plans, conduct support studies, and provide analysis or tests in the development of manufacturing operations  May assign work to drafters and/or technicians and provide guidance to lower level engineers. Responsible for equipment, process development, and sustaining activities for Infrared Sensor packaging operations. This job requires developing, documenting and maintaining processes for assembly of Infrared Sensors. 

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

  • Education: Bachelors Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering with 5+ years applicable engineering experience.

  • Capable of working in a Class 100 Clean Room

  • Self-starter with excellent verbal communication and documentation skills.

  • Flexible and able to perform a wide variety of tasks and processes

  • Ability to work with minimum direction/supervision, regular reporting of progress and status

  • Computer literate & skilled in use of MS Office

  • Detail-oriented, creative problem-solver

  • Supports acquisition of hardware and software as needed

Desired Skills

  • Experience with infrared imaging systems and opto-mechanical design 

  • Experience/familiarity with digital cameras and microscopes

  • Electronics packaging experience

  • Knowledge of packaging practices and processes

  • Training manufacturing personnel

  • Statistical Process Control

  • Skilled in Pro-E software

  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses problems with existing manufacturing processes or products and makes modifications and improvements as needed. 

  • Compiles and evaluates process or product design and test data. 

  • Evaluates and recommends design approaches to meet production requirements for new or improved products or processes. 

  • Working knowledge of statistical techniques in process development such as Design of Experiments and SPC.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems and/or subsystems

  • Specify and evaluate supplier components, subsystems and services

  • Provide technical expertise and assistance to other engineers and support personnel

  • Interact with technical management, other professionals, technicians and support personnel to coordinate, recommend and confer regarding technical activities and progress.

  • Familiarity with analytical methods; ability to follow a DOE precisely and make sound decisions when deviations are identified

  • Ability to read mechanical drawings and interpret GD&T

  • Proficiency with electronic instruments and test equipment

  • Other duties as assigned

    Physical Conditions

  • Capable of lifting up to 20lbs, 20% of time

  • Walking up to 25% of time

  • Climbing up to 10% of time

  • Sitting up to 75% of time

  • Standing up to 10% of time

  • Stooping up to 10% of time

  • Kneeling up to 10% of time

Working Conditions

  • Travel up to 15% of time

Only candidates that meet the qualifications as outlined above will be contacted for further information.
Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a Security Clearance.

LEONARDO DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #EOIS