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Tooling Application Technical Specialist

Date: Sep 30, 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


Tooling Application Technical Specialist -  BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Barberton, Ohio


Pipeline Requisition:   A "pipeline" requisition is used to source candidates for ongoing or multiple needs for these position requirements. By applying for this position, the applicant agrees to be considered for similar roles in the future. 


Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:


  • Develop machine tooling proposals for market basket request for quotes and monitor pricing. 
  • Establish tooling scope-of-work splits with our other plants in order to accurately bid each proposal. 
  • Mine historical data to determine the tooling required for each production operation. 
  • Obtain new tool quotes or utilize historical tool costs with escalation to support proposals. 
  • Assemble and write contract tool request upon contract award. 
  • Break down prior contracts in spent vs. unspent dollars. 
  • Track the historical cost of each tool for future estimating. 
  • Establish tooling spent forecasts and provide quarterly to Accounting. 
  • Provide quarterly tooling contract cost to Accounting with recommendations for contract close outs. 
  • Monitor the plant tooling need sschedule aligining a priority for schedule. 
  • Over check tool kits and assemblies to assure information is correct for the shop floor. 
  • Provide shop operations technical support for problem that occur. 


Job Qualifications / Requirements:


  • Ideal candidate has an Associates degree in Mechanical Technology or 4 years relevant work experience. 
  • Prior experience in manufacturing, business adminstration and/or contracts is a plus. 
  • Must be able to obtain a nd maintain 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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