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Engineering Technician II (NVG)

Company: Elbit Systems of America
Location: Bent Mountain
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Elbit Systems of America - Night Vision is a world leader in night vision technology, with more than two million Generation 3 image intensifier tubes produced and providing integrated solutions that meet customers' evolving challenges. During its 60-year production legacy, the company has secured more than 90-night vision related patents and supplies nearly 100 allied countries with their products. The company has more than 500 talented employees and operates in Roanoke, Virginia.

Job Description

Primarily responsible for assistance in daily operations and maintenance of manufacturing processes for manufacturing enhanced night vision system. Includes optimization of manufacturing processes and implementation of cost reduction opportunities (yield and productivity improvements, waste elimination).

A successful candidate will have proficiency in the use of hand and machine tools, precision gauges, test instruments, and process equipment. Have an understanding and skills in effectively applying Six-Sigma tools to benefit the organization and customers. Additionally, the candidate will be versed in Lean tools and their application to reduce waste. This is a hands-on engineering technician position. The individual can expect to spend > 50% of their time engaging directly with the factory teams to be most effective. Candidate will perform other duties as assigned.

2 year Associate degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering field or equivalent experience is required
2-5 years of technical experience in a manufacturing environment
Strong analytical abilities and trouble-shooting techniques
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Capable of performing process engineering tasks proportionate to their experience
PC proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required
Must have the ability to work effectively within a team
Good interpersonal and organizational skills are required
Ability to obtain Security Clearance
Must be able to comply with OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations, Company Policies and Procedures

Experience with soldering
Six Sigma certification
Ability to support the organizational culture and build morale
Experience in the following areas are a plus--- Night Vision, Thermal Imagery, Optics, Conformance Testing to Mil-Stds

Additional Information

As a contractor to the U.S. federal government, all Elbit Systems of America employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As a result, full vaccination is required for this position unless you are legally entitled to an accommodation.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Elbit Systems of America, Roanoke , Engineering Technician II (NVG), Engineering , Bent Mountain, Virginia

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