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Materials Engineer 2

Date: Oct 21, 2021

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 6,650 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





Materials Engineer    -   BWX Technologies, Inc. -   Barberton, Ohio 


Responsibilities include:


  • Performs Materials Engineer duties in support of the procurement of raw material commodities, tubing, forgings, machining, machining, fabrication, plating and/or services. 
  • Reviews and interprets customer technical specifications and requirements and assists in development of procurement technical packages.
  • Develops Bills of Material for new projects, and assists with the development of material cost and level-of-effort estimates in support of proposals.
  • Verifies the suppliers' proposals, processing, procedures and delivered product are adequate and meet technical ordering requirements. Expected to learn and become expert in supplier's methods and processes relevant to product quality.
  • Participates in risk assessments, supplier audits, surveillance and witnessing of operations at suppliers. Works with Purchasing, Quality and other Engineering disciplines to develop and qualify new suppliers. Position may require ability to support significant travel and/or extended assignments as a resident at key suppliers (foreign or domestic) on a rotating basis with others in the department.
  • Evaluates and contributes to disposition of discrepant material. Reviews certifications and performs technical releases on acceptable material.
  • Supports plant manufacturing operations by providing technical expertise as necessary.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:


  • Qualified candidates must possess a B.S. in Metallurgy, Material Science or equivalent
  • 2 years of work experience is preferred.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with no dual citizenship, capable of receiving a DOE security clearance.


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 safety protocols, including, but not limited to, any applicable COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements.  This means that any existing BWXT employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, working remotely, or working in a BWXT facility, will be required to adhere to applicable COVID-19 requirements.  These requirements may include vaccination, attestations regarding vaccination status and/or regular COVID-19 testing, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative test results as a condition of employment.  Requests for a reasonable accommodation will be reviewed and assessed pursuant to applicable law and Company policy.  Please speak with your BWXT Talent Acquisition Representative to determine which protocols will apply to the work location assigned to the job you are seeking.


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.



Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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