DRS Technologies Inc. Project Engineer 1 in St. Louis, Missouri
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 Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo SpA which employs more than 45,000 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.leonardodrs.com.
DRS Sustainment Systems Inc.
DRS Sustainment Systems, Inc. (DRS-SSI) is a Leonardo DRS Line of Business (LOB) headquartered in St. Louis, MO. It is a full service supplier of diversified defense systems, products and support for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and other international defense customers. From conceptual design through manufacturing to integrated logistics support, DRS-SSI has a more than 50-year tradition of providing quality systems and products while meeting customer’s demands for innovation, efficiency and quality. The business unit also includes a 100-acre heavy equipment manufacturing facility in West Plains, MO. The performance of DRS-SSI’s St. Louis operation has been recognized by the Government and industrial customers with numerous awards including: Preferred Supplier Certification, Medallion of Service Award, Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Certification of Recognition, and Blue Ribbon Awards. We operate on a 9/80 work schedule.
Job Location– St. Louis, MO
DRS Sustainment Systems Inc. is seeking a Full time Project Engineer I to ensure design compliance with all project requirements. Project engineers collaborate internally with multi-disciplined teams and are responsible for leading all engineering efforts for a project. Responsible for the planning and executing for all engineering team activities and will be the primary engineering interface to the other departments internal to DRS and the customer as required during the project.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures design compliance with all project requirements
May lead a team of engineers to complete a project or projects
Reviews customer specifications and requirements, and may lead a project team to develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable
Provides budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments
Communicates clearly (written and oral) with manufacturing, supply chain, program management and the customer as required
Interacts with technical management, other professionals, technicians and support personnel to coordinate, recommend and confer regarding technical activities and progress
Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization
Attend appropriate engineering, customer or business meetings
Mentor and coach less experienced engineers
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related technical field with a minimum of 5 years of experience
Experience leading an engineering team consisting of multiple disciplines
Strong experience with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite
Detailed oriented, highly organized and able to ensure multiple assignments are completed properly and on time
Ability to adapt to changing work assignments, schedules, and priorities
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbal
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
Experience with the DoD programs and acquisition process
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. #LSY