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Leonardo DRS, Inc. Machine Operator - 2nd Shift in High Ridge, 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 S.p.A. which employs more than 45,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. Leonardo DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective and productive workforce.

Company Overview

DRS Marlo Coil manufactures robust heat transfer, refrigeration, and air handling equipment for industrial, commercial, utility and marine markets. Our custom engineered heat transfer solutions are used in a variety of configurations to cool, heat, and dehumidify air streams for process and building comfort. We pride ourselves on having equipment on most surface combatant ships and submarines in the U.S. Navy fleet. Additionally, DRS Marlo Coil is positioned for significant growth in the Industrial/Commercial markets.

For more information on Leonardo DRS, please visit www.leonardodrs.com, and for more information on our Commercial/Industrial business, please visit: www.marlocoil.com.

Job Location: High Ridge, MO

Job Summary

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible and accountable for producing quality work to prescribed standards, with a focus on continuous improvement to meet customer commitments on schedule and within budget.

  • Follow written work instructions.

  • Work under minimal supervision on duties and tasks that are frequently non-routine, adapting procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment to meet special needs.

  • May perform more detailed task that require deeper knowledge and experience in the specified processes and procedures.

  • Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned goals.

  • Able to effectively communicate with other functional departments, such as Engineering, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, and Sales departments

  • Resolve most questions and problems, referring only the most complex issues to higher levels

  • Serve as a resource to others in the resolution of complex problems and issues

  • Be a self-starter and demonstrate good decision making ability

  • Must maintain a safe work environment by adhering to all safety procedures including those which govern the handling of materials, chemicals, tools, and equipment (WHMIS)

  • Proper use of required PPE

  • May periodically assist in orienting and training lower level employees

  • May participate in LEAN Events, “Six S” activities, action teams etc.

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

  • Analyze specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assemble parts to make and repair metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges, and machinists’ hand tools, applying knowledge of tool and die designs and construction; shop mathematics; metal properties; and layout, machining, and assembly procedures

  • Study specifications such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product

  • Compute dimensions and plans layout and assembly operations

  • Measure parts to close tolerance using precision measuring devices

  • Set up and operate machine tools (e.g., lathe, milling machine, shaper, and grinder) to machine parts

  • Verify conformance of machined parts to specifications

  • May examine standard or previously used tools or dies and modify as appropriate

  • May develop specifications from general descriptions and make drawing or sketch

  • Apply mastery of skills in adapting procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment, as appropriate

  • Complete machine programming and set-up as required

  • If required, perform all aspects of inspection: in-process, final and source; allocate partial points - 3 points in-process - 3 points final - 4 points source

Job Responsibilities Part II


  • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 5 years of experience in specialty area e.g. welding, tool making

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.