DRS Technologies Inc. Engineer I Industrial in Melbourne, Florida

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 Crystal City, VA, 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 which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website atwww.drs.com.

Company Overview

DRS NIS is located on the East coast of Florida in Melbourne. DRS NIS is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered, technically advanced, defense electronics for U.S. and allied international military and intelligence agency applications. DRS NIS manufactures rugged communications interfaces serving military Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Intelligence and Surveillance (C4ISR) initiatives. Products include hand-held devices, targeting scopes, night vision optics, laptop computers and vehicle-mounted systems supporting man-portable and fighting vehicle applications. DRS’s specialty is equipment that allows communication between broad spectrums of battlefield interfaces.

Job title-Engineer I Industrial

Job Location

Melbourne, FL

Position Summary

  • Responsible for manufacturing process development, implementation, and continuous improvement to enhance Quality/Yield, reduce cost, and improve Productivity/Schedule. Initiate and lead lean manufacturing process improvement projects.

  • Specify and implement equipment and processes including efficient layout and optimization of material and information flows.

  • Provide production support to assemblers and leads. Document manufacturing processes and assembly work instructions in conjunction the manufacturing engineering team.

  • Design shop/visual aid tooling to assist production.

  • Expertise in assembly methods and processes.

  • Experience with drawings and BOMs; Assembly Instructions; Engineering Change systems; Quality systems for non-conforming parts and corrective action.

  • Experience with Lean/Six Sigma Manufacturing methodologies for waste reduction, 5S, Standard Work, TAKT, Pull System, single piece flow, Value Stream Mapping, cell design, and manufacturing flow.

  • Demonstrates an extensive technical expertise and application of engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice with the ability to organize, plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones with some experience in project leadership.

  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment.

  • Coordinate layout and work station move activities. Prepares time estimates for proposed projects and evaluates time factors.

  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required enabling an effective interface with other departments and/or professionals, and capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact, as well as providing leadership and guidance to less experienced professionals.

Basic Qualifications (include education and years of experience required)

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.I.E.) from four-year College or university with 3-5 years related experience.

  • Certifications in MOST engineering standards strongly preferred.

  • Green belt or black belt certification in six sigma methodologies strongly encouraged.

  • Experience in fast paced, high volume environments including multi-site operating experience strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge of engineering processes including engineering change control, engineering labor standards and methodologies, six sigma and best practices.

  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Skills in the Autocad, Arena, Promodel, Flexsim or other simulation.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Clearly and effectively communicate both verbally and in written form to both technical audiences, especially regarding manufacturing processes, engineering issues and proposed changes and dispositions.

Physical Requirements (Lifting, Walking, Bending, Stooping kneeling etc.):

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.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

DRS Technologies, Inc. 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#MELBOURNE