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Intern - Manufacturing Engineer (Summer 2022)


Fort Walton Beach, FL, US, 32548

Job ID: 102798 


The Leonardo DRS Airborne and Intelligence Systems business is a global leader and strategic partner committed to delivering world-class, full life-cycle defense and intelligence products that protect the security of our nation and our allies.  From air combat training to state-of-the-art electronic warfare systems, our technology is deployed by virtually all U.S. military and government agencies around the world.

Job Summary

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineering Intern in our Fort Walton Beach, FL office for Summer 2022.  The goal of this position is to work with our Manufacturing Engineering group to analyze schedules, hours variances, and yield percentages to formulate action paths for resolution.  You will be provided the opportunity to work with cross functional teams including finance, engineering, program management, production, and quality to work as an integrated product team to provide visibility of schedule and capacity improvements.  Housing allowance is available.

Job Responsibilities

  • Under supervision, conduct analysis of current schedules, yield performances and hours variances
  • Exposure to cross functional teams such as finance, engineering, program management, production, and quality
  • May gain exposure to the various design processes
  • Exposure to engineering requirements, Functional Test Procedure and Acceptance Test Procedures
  • Perform a wide variety of tasks to gain familiarity with the engineering staff, methods, programs and practices
  • Complete assigned tasks on time
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Current undergraduate student in Engineering or relevant program with at least 1 year complete (rising Sophomore-Senior)
  • 3.0 GPA maintained in major and overall
  • Experience with Excel and Word
  • Analytical aptitude
  • Familiarity with electrical components and/or Labview preferred
  • Able to work onsite in Fort Walton Beach for up to 90 days (start and end date flexible based on student availability)
  • For compliance with Executive Order 14042 candidates must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

In compliance with Executive Order 14042 and the Company’s desire to protect the safety and health of our employees, customers, and communities, effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment the Company requires all newly hired US employees be fully vaccinated.

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 through:

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

QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

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

DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

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. 

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

Nearest Major Market: Fort Walton Beach