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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. 


Employing the world's brightest. Supporting the world's bravest.


Dallas, Texas

Job Summary

Ensures cost, schedule, and quality targets for manufacturing sites, product lines, or work cells are consistently met

Job Responsibilities
  • Capable of resolving complex issues/problems utilizing comprehensive understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Manage the development, and monitor execution, of manufacturing schedules
  • Develop budgets and manage activities to accomplish financial objectives
  • Develop and recommend short- and long-range objectives, consistent with organization guidelines
  • Coordinate operations and communications within, between, and among various functional areas
  • Ensure operations conform to the organization's policies and procedures, values, and federal, state, and local regulations
  • Establish, monitor, and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Engage in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating, and controlling
  • Coordinate team members recruitment and selection, career development, and performance assessment
  • Drive continuous improvement through deployment of best practices, such as Lean Six Sigma
  • Continually identify and assess risks and deploy proactive mitigation plans
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Attend applicable internal or external customer meetings
  • Participate on special project teams
  • Support and lead new product introduction activities
  • Maintain knowledge of current manufacturing and continuous improvement trends in the industry
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, management or related field, or equivalent
  • 5+ years
  • Proficient technical expertise with demonstrated application
  • Knowledge and familiarity with standards (ISO, AS, etc)
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, negotiation, communication and writing skills
Physical Requirements
  • Lifting, Walking, Climbing, Bending, Sitting, Standing, Stooping and Kneeling
Work Conditions
  • Office
  • Light Travel up to 10% per year
  • No special work conditions

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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