Fall 2024-Industrial Engineering Intern (Dallas, TX)


Dallas, TX, US, 75243

Job ID: 110152 


The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas and Austin, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA.  EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports 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.

Job Summary

The Industrial Engineer intern will work closely with the Operational Excellence and Industrial Engineering team. The intern will assist the Operational Excellence and Industrial Engineering team with various assignments, while providing the opportunity to learn and develop new skills while enhancing knowledge within the Industrial Engineering field.

Job Responsibilities

  • Gather, compile, review, validate, and analyze data and information from multiple sources
  • Use software for functional area, to compile and generate reports, statistics, timelines, tables, graphs, correspondence and presentations
  • Work closely with and assist engineers in the conduct of various engineering assignments
  • Ability to effectively manage time in completing assigned tasks
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and have the ability to build a good network 
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures
  • This position typically spend 70% of their time supporting production, performing observations of the operations (Time studies) and 30% analyzing the data
  • Be able to validate facility layout using AutoCAD
  • Basic knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma Manufacturing methodologies for waste reduction, 5S, Standard Work, TAKT, Pull System, single piece flow, Value Stream Mapping, cell design and manufacturing flow
  • Support the creation of current state process flow based on observations, and participate in brainstorming sessions to improve process
  • Conduct 6S audits 
  • Perform a wide variety of tasks to gain familiarity with the Industrial Engineering tools 
  • Other duties as assigned 
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Job Responsibilities Part II


  • Currently enrolled in a 4 years degree program or 2 years Masters program in Industrial Engineering
  • Enrolled at time of application as a Junior or Senior with at least a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Proficient in MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel and Microsoft Word)
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and have the ability to build a good network
  • Must be diligent, hardworking, and quick study

Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours. 
*Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only


Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

The DRS culture is defined by our Core Values and Principles: 

- Integrity
- Agility
- Excellence
- Customer Focus
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Innovation

We strive to uphold them in all aspects of our business practices to inspire our employees and provide outstanding support for our customers.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth