• Engineer III - Process/Product

    Leonardo DRS, Inc.Dallas, TX 75219

    Job #1127433780


    LEONARDO 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, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo, which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture that rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at ~~~.

    Company Overview

    LEONARDO DRS Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA. We develop, manufacture, and support 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.


    Dallas, TX

    Position Summary

    DRS Infrared Sensors and Systems in Dallas, Texas specializes as a worldwide leader in thermal imagery and sensory solutions for commercial and military applications.

    We are looking to add a new member to our Focal Plane Array (FPA) team to help provide the vision and technical expertise necessary to drive our development activities needed to lead the industry in product capability and manufacturability.

    We are looking for an engineer with experience in technical project management to lead problem-solving and continuous improvement initiatives as we push our processing technology and manufacturability to meet tomorrow's program challenges. This person will also influence iterative improvements to data collection systems, enabling stronger data analysis capability for studying yield and process improvement opportunities.

    Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

    • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical field or equivalent of education and experience

    • Experience: 5+ years of experience with fluency in technologies and applications domain.

    Desired Skills

    • Desire to win and the ability to effectively integrate with the team

    • Self-motivated and focused on developing and successfully implementing the team's vision and goals

    • Working knowledge of semiconductor processing, circuit design, and test

    • Experience with failure analysis tools and techniques

    • Strong knowledge base in and experience with problem solving processes (e.g. Kepner-Tregoe, 8D).

    • Experience using waterfall, Agile, and hybrid project management methodologies and tools to structure and plan projects for cross-functional teams

    • Experience managing project budgets with respect to manpower allocations, charge numbers, and project activity funding (e.g. experiments, failure analysis testing)

    • Effective verbal and written communication skills to engage stakeholders and prepare project plans, reports and documentation

    • Ability to effectively participate in cross-functional teams to improve yields, solve problems and implement corrective actions

    • Experience leveraging continuous improvement methodologies and tools to proactively identify improvement areas, and prioritizing using cost-benefit analyses or other techniques

    • Experience identifying data collection needs, specifying data types and relationships, and aiding in resulting implementation projects (including collecting stakeholder buy-in and providing training)

    • Experience using analysis software packages to investigate trends and observations, then summarize findings (ex. Cornerstone, JMP, Spotfire, Minitab, etc.)

    • Experience developing and/or using risk management tools, such as failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA), control plan, and fault tree analysis

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Analyze and influence the potential projects needed to address both systemic and excursion-based yield issues within the Focal Plane Array manufacturing environment

    • Lead teams to complete projects on schedule and within budget, offering technical knowledge and assistance as needed

    • Prepare required messaging, documentation and reports on project status, plan, metrics, impact, roadblocks, experiments, business case, and learnings

    • Design and implementation of infrastructure to improve effectiveness of yield and problem solving related work

    • Develop reports and software tools to improve capability of monitoring for excursions and/or solving problems

    • Other duties as assigned

    Physical Conditions

    • Capable of lifting up to 25lbs, 20% of time

    • Walking up to 25% of time

    • Climbing up to 10% of time

    • Sitting up to 75% of time

    • Standing up to 10% of time

    • Stooping up to 10% of time

    Working Conditions

    • Cleanroom Up to 50% of the time

    Only candidates that meet the qualifications as outlined above will 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.

    LEONARDO 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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