Sr Manufacturing Engineer (Exhaust)

  • Elbit Systems of America
  • 210 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24011, USA
  • Feb 23, 2021

Job Description

Elbit Systems of America


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Job ID 2021-8608
Posted Date 2021-02-22
# Positions 1
Experience (Years) 0
Category Engineering


Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: or follow us on Twitter .


Engineering position supporting and improving the processes associated with: 1) pre-treatment and activation of gallium arsenide photocathodes, 2) electron scrubbing of micro-channel plates, and 3) sealing of image intensifier tubes under ultra-high vacuum. Job responsibilities would include:
  • Gathering and evaluating process data to identify and correct performance issues
  • Partnering with R&D engineers to enhance the performance characteristics of the finished image intensifier tube
  • Working with and training bargaining unit employees to improve work processes and product quality
  • Optimizing manufacturing and testing processes/equipment and implementing cost reduction opportunities (yield and productivity improvements, waste elimination)
  • Using process equipment, test instruments, and precision gauges in appropriate situations
  • Working to minimize or eliminate safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and productivity problems


  • 4 year Bachelor's degree in Engineering field preferably electrical or computer science
  • 5+ years relevant experience in manufacturing engineering or equivalent
  • Experience with data mining and interpretation (MS-Access, SQL, JMP)
  • Expertise in Visual Studio programming languages (C, C++, C#, VB, Python)
  • Strong analytical abilities and trouble-shooting techniques
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable of performing self-directed work but also the ability to work effectively within a team
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 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

Preferred Skills:
  • Expertise/knowledge of ultra high vacuum technology
  • Expertise/knowledge of electron bombardment/scrubbing
  • Expertise/knowledge of gallium arsenide photocathode activation
  • Hardware integration experience