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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Dallas, TX
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Defense, Aerospace




LEONARDO DRS (“DRS”) 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, DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A, which employs more than 60,000 people worldwide. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.


Overview of Electro Optical Infrared Systems


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. 

Job Summary

Dallas, Texas

Summary of Role

As a leading supplier of infrared (IR) imaging systems, Leonardo DRS in Dallas, Texas is seeking a Process Engineer who will be responsible for developing and sustaining processes used to manufacture IR materials.  As the process owner, the person in this role will provide engineering support to production operations and apply engineering principles to perform routine evaluation, modification, and design of manufacturing operations and equipment.  This position is critical to the success of DRS IR imaging products.

Basic Qualification and Required Skills
  • Education:  Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Physics
  • Experience:  2+ years
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and a desire to work with equipment and tools for the purpose of process improvement, new process/equipment development, and troubleshooting.
  • Must be organized, enthusiastic, and creative with a desire to solve problems.
  • Able to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse educational backgrounds. 
  • Willingness to spend extended periods of time in manufacturing areas or cleanrooms.
  • Self-starter with excellent verbal communication and documentation skills.
  • Flexible and able to perform a wide variety of tasks and processes
Desired Skills
  • Familiarity with materials science fundamentals including crystallography and materials characterization.
  • Experience with CAD and technical drawings.
  • Experience with writing computer code and data queries.
  • Experience with statistical process control.
  • Familiarity with formal problem solving methods such as DMAIC.
  • Familiarity with IEC 61131 and one or more communication protocols relevant to PLC (Modbus, Ethernet/IP, SERCOS III, PROFINET) is a plus.
Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesDescription
  • Provide process engineering support to the IR materials manufacturing team.
  • Continuously improve existing manufacturing processes to optimize yield, increase capacity, and reduce cycle time.
  • Design, develop, and document new or improved processes and equipment.
  • Monitor and report on process yield, cycle time, and performance.
  • Analyze and disposition non-conforming material or processes.
  • Interact with management, peers, technicians, and support personnel to coordinate technical activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Work Conditions
  • Office
  • Light manufacturing environment
  • Clean room environment, up to class 100

Only candidates that meet the qualifications set forth above are eligible to be contacted for further information. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.


DRS 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. #EOIS


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