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Process Engineer II


Dallas, TX, US, 75243

Job ID: 104397 


The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas, 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

Provides direct engineering support to manufacturing operations.  Performs design, fabrication, modification and/or evaluation of manufacturing operations  Prepare plans, conduct support studies, and provide analysis or tests in the development of manufacturing operations  May assign work to drafters and/or technicians.  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


  • •    Education: Bachelors Degree in Mechanical / Manufacturing / Industrial Engineering
    •    Experience: 2+ years experience
    •    May use computer-aided engineering or other design/analysis software in the performance of assignments  
    •    Ability to work with minimum direction / supervision, regular reporting of progress and status
    •    Communicates clearly with other company personnel and customers as required
    •    Flexible and able to perform a wide variety of tasks and processes
    •    Responsible for completion of assigned task on time and meeting technical requirements
    •    Reviews customer specifications and requirements, and under direction develops designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable  
    •    Supports the program design to cost and design for manufacture requirements
    •    Manufacturing engineering experience supporting custom mechanical integration.
    •    Manufacturing engineering experience supporting printed circuit board assembly development and or custom mechanical integration 
    •    Experience working hand-in hand with development engineering during the concept stage of product development to implement design for manufacturing, design for test, and design for service concepts is strongly desired. 
    •    Monitor and report on process yields, cycle time, and key WIP/Inventory levels
    •    Able to work in Class 100 Clean Room

Job 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
    •    Ensure tools and equipment are within calibration and maintenance requirements. 
    •    Lead solving complex equipment and material related issues, as well as assuming responsibility for identifying problems and implementing corrective action. 
    •    Statistical Process Control
    •    Document Control and Change Management
    •    Developing training material / documentation
    •    Other duties as assigned

Desired Skills

•    Working knowledge of DOE, SPC, and formal problem solving methods such as DMAIC
•    Experience/familiarity with digital cameras and microscopes
•    Experience with infrared imaging systems and opto-mechanical design  
•    Electronics packaging experience
•    Understanding of advanced manufacturing and quality tools is desired 
o    Failure Modes Effect Analysis
o    Statistical Analysis
•    Ability to conceive tooling and generate fabrication drawings using ProE and/or ACad

Physical Requirements

•    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 20% of time
•    Stooping up to 10% of time
•    Kneeling up to 10% of time 

Work Conditions

•    Travel up to 10% of time 

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families, and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Leonardo DRS is taking action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  We require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment.

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

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

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. 

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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth