Responsible for continual logistical analysis of reports, ARFORGEN ARMT plans and ARFORGEN cycles from all regions. Knowledge of the development of new vehicle systems and the associated impact upon the Army logistics system to include personnel and training, maintenance planning, supply support planning, technical data, computer resources and tools – more... and diagnostic test equipment. Knowledge of the interrelated chain of activities that impact the testing/validation/verification program in order to coordinate and manage the program and meet time schedules and quality constraints. Knowledge of weapon supply, procurement, engineering and provisioning; maintenance practices, techniques and standards. – less
ELECTRO/MECHANICAL ASSEMBLER (Former Employee), Irvine, CA – December 9, 2013
Pros: advance technology
DRS was very enjoyable I was able to try very high advance technology and learned different kinds or procedures. DRS gave me the opportunity to learned to be very detail oriented, which we had to follow very specific instructions. the management was always willing to help and co-workers always we're always willing to assist.
I enjoy this position daily. I work with a great group of people who I enjoy helping on a daily basis. I am a 24/7 person and always willing to go the extra mile to attain goals for the company. I have been given many hats here and assit in many ways.
Senior Material Handler (Former Employee), Melbourne, FL – October 30, 2013
Pros: good pay and benefits, nice comradery among employees
Cons: products not diverse enough, lay offs last several years
working at DRS was a great experience: the workers were friendly and professional while management was supportive and "hands off" The company was very active in the community and fair to their employees. The severance package we received when we were laid off was very much appreciated.
Pros: 9/80 work schedule and paid shutdown between christmas and new years.
Typical duties include, Prepare and submit requests for quotation (RFQ) to suppliers. Procurement of mechanical and hardware components, ensuring compliance with government regulations. Perform necessary adjustment transactions in Oracle. Process defective material returns. Invoice reconciliations. Review bill of material and critical data elements. – more... Provide material status to management and production planners. Interface with suppliers and engineering to ensure material quality. Managed transition of work from internal machine shop to external suppliers. Analyze MRP data and communicate requirements to suppliers. Perform necessary adjustment transactions in Oracle. Review and maintain accurate component lead times in ERP System.
There is a pretty solid team that has a lot of knowledge of procurement. Management is supportive. – less
Senior Accountant (Former Employee), Parsippany, NJ – August 19, 2013
Typical work date included downloading several bank reports and creating divisional entries to be used at month end to report cash. Reviewing for fixed assets for accuracy and recording into FA system. Co workers were good was a worker friendly place to work at. Hardest part of the job was converting FA after merge.