Technology Manager

Date: May 25, 2024

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 www.bwxt.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technology Manager - BWX Technologies, Inc. - Barberton, OH   

 

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a Cost/Span/Technology Manager, as part of the Strategic Initiatives Group. In this role, you will be responsible for managing a team in identifying, evaluating, and implementing strategies to reduce costs and span, streamline processes, and integrate new technologies across our organization. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in project management, cost analysis, and innovation, with a focus on driving efficiency and maximizing value.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop and implement cost and span reduction strategies with a focus on manufacturing operations and breaking down silo-driven inefficiencies.
  • Manage team members by providing guidance and instruction on a portfolio of projects, delegating work, overseeing progress, and coaching as required.
  • Motivate department to identify new opportunities for process optimization, automation, and efficiency improvements through new technologies, tools, and methodologies.
  • Ensure department thoroughly identifies all project stakeholders, developing collaborative action plans that achieve both short term milestones and successful long-term implementation.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies relevant to the organization’s operations.
  •  Drive the adoption of innovative technologies and practices through effective change management and training programs.
  • Monitor and track progress on cost reduction initiatives, providing regular updates to senior management and key stakeholders.
  • Identify risks and barriers to implementation and develop mitigation strategies to ensure successful outcomes.
  •  Foster a culture of continuous improvement, creativity, and cost consciousness within the working groups assembled for each department project.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering; MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in project management, cost reduction, and process improvement, ideally in a manufacturing or operations environment.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, analyze trends, and draw actionable insights.
  • Familiarity with a variety of cost reduction methodologies, such as lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, value engineering, etc.
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies and their applications in business operations, such as AI, IoT, robotics, etc.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and experience leading change initiatives in a complex organizational environment.
  • Results-oriented mindset with a track record of delivering measurable cost savings and process improvements.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and professional development.

 

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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