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Manufacturing Execution Engineer

Date: Jan 12, 2023

Location: Barberton, OH, US

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,400 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental remediation and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at



Manufacturing Execution Engineer  -  BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Barberton, OH


BWXT’s mission is to provide safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine, and space exploration. We have manufacturing facilities, laboratories, and work sites all across the country, all of which require products and services to work efficiently and effectively. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at


The position of Execution Engineer is available for the Nuclear Operations Group facility in Barberton, Ohio. The Execution Engineer is responsible for facilitating schedule recovery on near term delivery challenges and longer-term production challenges and bottlenecks. The Execution Engineer will be required to engage operations and engineering to facilitate execution of the manufacturing plans. The engineer will also own efficiency trending and improvements.


General Profile:


  • Is accountable for the schedule performance of the assigned components, while still controlling costs on each component.
  • Requires in-depth understanding of concepts, theories and principles in manufacturing engineering and basic knowledge of shop floor front line management and other disciplines
  • Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges
  • Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan; receives guidance from manager
  • Identifies and resolves technical, operational and organizational problems that impact effectiveness
  • Applies understanding of the industry to improve effectiveness, provide guidance and influence processes and policies
  • Impacts the level of service and the team’s ability to meet quality and timeliness objectives
  • Works constructively with professional employees and/or supervisors/superintendents


Responsibilities/duties include:


  • Track and measure schedule performance for multiple product lines, to include focus on near term delivery challenges and longer-term production challenges and bottlenecks
  • Engage with operations and engineering to facilitate execution of the manufacturing plans.
  • Plan for future operations and verify operation and engineering readiness.
  • Collaborate with Operations and Tooling Engineering to verify required tools are available for critical operations
  • Develop tools to facilitate communication between operations and engineering
  • Communicate and track backshift and weekend work that needs completed
  • Track and trend operational efficiency
  • Identify operations with poor efficiency and resolve issues leading to the inefficiency
  • Communicate efficiency trends and changes to meet operational goals.


Minimum job requirements:


  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering from an ABET accredited university.   
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in manufacturing or industrial engineering.  
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.


Additional job requirements:


  • Prior experience with manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering or shop floor supervision desired.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Experience with developing, delivering, and maintaining training activities.
  • Excellent organization and program management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel is desired




The Execution Engineer will work a 9/80 work week while receiving market leading pay, paid time off, paid winter holiday shutdown, educational refund plan, medical, dental, vision and service-based retirement contributions with additional 401k match.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment.


Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship (with no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation and previous employment reference verifications.


BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status



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