DRS Technologies Inc. Manufacturing Technician II in Dallas, Texas


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 S.p.A. 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 www.leonardodrs.com.

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

As a leading supplier of infrared (IR) imaging, DRS NIS – Texas is seeking a process technician who will be responsible for inspecting, mining, and dicing semiconductor parts from films following epitaxial growth. Incumbent in this role is accountable for inspecting and mining parts according to product specific requirements and then dicing the films to maximize part yield. Position is critical to success of DRS IR imaging products.

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

  • Education: Associates Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience: 2+ Years

  • Basic math and reading comprehension skills.

  • Computer literacy.

  • Microscope proficiency

  • Ability to work with hazardous chemicals

  • Compliance with all Personal Protective Equipment requirements

  • Able to work under minimal supervision.

  • Excellent dexterity

  • Must exhibit excellent attention to detail and strict adherence to protocols

  • Good communication skills (oral and written).


  • Manufacturing process or quality assurance experience, preferably in the semiconductor industry

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

  • Previous experience with Disco or ADT dicing saws

  • Spatial visualization skills and interests (origami, tailoring, 3D puzzles, Tetris)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspect semiconductor films after growth and planarization to identify defective regions.

  • Establish strategy to maximize number of semiconductor parts to be mined from semiconductor films.

  • Dice semiconductor parts from films using semiconductor dicing (Disco or ADT)

  • Etching and cleaning of material with acids and solvents.

  • Recognize, communicate, and respond to process and equipment deviations.

  • Collaborate with LPE team to help identify root cause and corrective actions.

  • Other duties as assigned

Work Conditions

  • Must wear frock, gloves, and safety glasses.

Only candidates that meet the qualifications as outlined above will be contacted for further information.

Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a Security Clearance.

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