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Manufacturing Technician II at DRS Technologies

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Dallas, Texas

Job Description:

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DRS Technologies 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 which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at

Company Overview
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DRS Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) has locations in Dallas, Texas and Melbourne, Florida.  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. 

Developing Talent and Culture at a World Class Defense Company.

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Dallas, TX

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Position Summary

The successful candidate will be asked to operate CNC Diamond Point Tools tools within the FPAD (DPT) manufacturing area. They must be flexible and able to perform a wide variety of processes across multiple products.  They will also need to utilize various metrology tools to measure wafer and piece part processing.  This is a 3rd Shift role

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

  • Associates degree  technical discipline with 2+ yrs. experience (or equivalent education/ experience in the field or in a related area)

Desired Skills

  • Machinist background or formal Machinist training. (Trade School)

  • Basic math and reading comprehension skills.

  • Microscope  capability.

  • Computer literacy and mechanical inclination

  • Work with chemicals and solvents

  • Previous DRS experience will be considered.

  • Experience operating Diamond Point Turn  machines

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate CNC DPT (Diamond Point Turn) precision lathe/mill

  • Operate Digital Height Gauge measurement tools

  • Must perform measurements using both manual and automated equipment

  • Interprets Process Flow Instructions and other written or verbal instructions 

  • Responsible and accountable for producing quality work to prescribed standards, with a focus on continuous improvement to meet customer commitments on schedule, within budget and to SPC standard practices.

  • Recognize, communicate, and respond to process deviations and help identify root cause and corrective actions.

  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Conditions

  • Lifting –  Ability to lift 25  lbs, 4 times per week.

  • Standing 50%

Work Conditions

  • Must be able to work in a class 1000 environment and wear, smock, hair net, safety glasses, and required shoes.

  • Flexibility in schedule to work OT.

Only US citizens are eligible for a Security Clearance. Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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DRS Technologies, Inc. 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. #C4ISR