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QA Engineer Gage Design / Metrology

Date: Nov 20, 2022

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





Quality Assurance Engineer - Gage Design / Metrology - BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Barberton, OH


Responsibilities include:  


  • Support of production manufacturing processes.

  • Resolution of quality issues.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of inspection plans.

  • Participate or Lead audits of internal departments and suppliers to assure compliance to customer and internal requirements.

  • Shop floor surveillance to compliance to internal procedures and customer standards.

  • Support of hourly inspection personnel and development of inspection technique documentation.

  • Leadership of process improvement activities.

  •  Maintenance of quality assurance records

  • Participation on design teams for development of product inspection plans

  • Analysis of quality trending data to implement product improvement actions.

  • Procedure development and ownership.  Maintenance of ISO9000 quality system procedures and work instructions.

  • Management of CAPA (corrective action) resolution for component processes.

  • Design and implement functional gages for BWXT hardware

  • Prepare capital packages for purchase of new gages

  • Support other Quality Engineers with gaging and inspection planning needs

  • Develop and maintain Dimensional Inspection Technique sheets (DITS)

  • Create CAD models and drawings. Strong solid model CAD experience a plus



Qualifications / Requirements:


  • Minimum BS degree in engineering or technical field is required. 3-5 years quality assurance, engineering or manufacturing experience.

  • Solid math/statistical skills and knowledgeable in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing and print reading.

  • Experience or knowledge of manufacturing processes including machining, welding, and assembly preferred but not required.

  • Experience or knowledge of inspection techniques including dimensional inspection, NDE methods such as ultrasound, mag particle inspection, liquid penetrant inspection and/or radiography preferred but not required.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain and 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 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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