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Manufacturing Engineer II


Milwaukee, WI, US, 53216

Job ID: 102680 


The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.

Job Summary

Manufacturing Engineers at Leonardo DRS are involved with the design, development, modification and analysis of manufacturing processing, products and devices that support power sytems on US Navy vessels. This engineer troubleshoots and diagnoses problems with existing processes or products and makes modifications and improvements as needed.  They compile and evaluate process or product design and test data and recommend design approaches to meet production requirements for new or improved products or processes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Apply basic engineering principles to perform routine design, fabrication, modification and/or evaluation in support of manufacturing operations 
  • May prepare plans, conduct support studies, provide analysis or tests in the development of manufacturing operations
  • Responsibilities are limited in scope
  • Follow standard practices/procedures in analyzing situations or data 
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Involved in the development of manufacturing process plans, test requirements, and manufacturing flow, and capacity plans.  
  • Review detail designs for manufacturability and producibility.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable engineering field with 2-5 years applicable engineering experience.
  • Ability to communicate ideas, both verbally and in writing.  Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Visio desired.
  • Experience reading wire schematics, technical drawings, and mechanical prints
  • Experience creating work instructions, routings, and instructions for assembly
  • Experience setting up efficient work cells for component assembly
  • Candidates must be a US citizen and meet DRS security standards as imposed by DoD, including the issuance of any necessary security clearance by the US government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment.

Physical Requirements

  • Position requires ability to perform work involving:  lifting, walking, climbing, bending, sitting, standing, stooping, and communicating both verbally and in written form.
  • Work performed in a climate-controlled, well-lit clean manufacturing and office area.
  • Occasionally lift and or move items up to 35 lbs.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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. #NPS

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: Milwaukee