DRS Technologies Inc. Sr. Process Technician 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, 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, Texas, Melbourne, Florida, and Cypress, California. 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 engineering technician who will be responsible for supporting processes used to manufacture IR materials. Responsibilites will include process and equipment validation, material disposition, process development, and process troubleshooting. This position is critical to success of DRS IR imaging products.

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

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

  • Experience: 5+ Years

  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Strong mechanical aptitude.

  • Computer literate and skilled in the use of MS Office.

  • Ability and desire to perform hands-on activities including material processing and equipment set up.

  • Able to work in class 100 cleanroom environment.

  • Able to perform inspections or analysis with laboratory microscope.

  • Able to safely work with flammable, corrosive, and caustic chemicals.

  • Able to work under minimal supervision.

Desired Skills

  • Manufacturing process and equipment troubleshooting experience.

  • Creative and with a desire to solve problems and improve all aspects of the manufacturing process.

  • Previous experience in semiconductor crystal growth.

  • Previous experience in optical finishing methods or chemical mechanical polishing

  • Basic computer programming or data query experience is a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide engineering technical support to Manufacturing personel and processes.

  • Evaluate non-conforming material for disposition utilizing microscope inspection, various measurement instruments (thickness, flatness, surface finish, etc…), and visual observations

  • Recognize, communicate, and respond to process deviations and help identify root cause and corrective actions.

  • Identify process improvement opportunities and evaluate possible solutions.

  • Process material for engineering tests using various semiconductor material process equipment.

  • Interpret Process Flow Instructions and other written or verbal instructions

  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting – Ability to lift 25 lbs occasionally (less than 5% per week)

  • Stooping, Kneeling- Ability to stoop or kneel while assembling or troubleshooting electro-mechanical equipment occasionally. (less than 5% per week

Working Conditions

  • Light Manufacturing environment

  • Class 100 clean room

  • Office

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