Manufacturing Engineer (Intermediate to Senior), Nuclear Industry

Date: Feb 24, 2024

Location: Cambridge, ON, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

BWXT Canada Ltd. is a world leader in design, engineering, manufacture, construction and service of nuclear power generation equipment.  As a supplier of innovative, high-quality nuclear components and services we cater to a worldwide customer base.  We take great pride in supplying highly engineered solutions that allow our customers to compete within the complex nuclear power generation industry.


We are recruiting for Manufacturing Engineering positions (5 openings; intermediate to senior levels) for our facility in Cambridge, Ontario.




The Manufacturing Engineering - Intermediate will establish and refine manufacturing procedures. This position will also prepare and maintain shop documentation conforming to quality system requirements and assess and resolve non-conforming conductions that affect the product. This position also will support the shop through facilities and equipment maintenance, upgrade or installation and designing tooling as required to support shop activities and safe work.




 Shop Documentation
• Prepare shop routings for each component reflecting the sequence of shop activities, identify shop resources and fixtures/jigs/tooling required for the scope of work, as well as provide material allocation and identification of applicable shop operating procedures and quality assurance standards.


Non-Conforming Products

• Resolve non-conforming conditions identified by Quality Control, assess each case relative to control drawings, specifications, customer expectations and quality standards, produce supplementary documents (i.e. work orders, repair drawings, condition reports, etc), as well as liaise with appropriate personnel (i.e. sales personnel, suppliers, etc.) to arrive at technically sound and commercially viable resolutions. 

 Shop Procedures
• Develop and support shop procedures for various activities including Fitting, Welding, Machining, Assembly and Testing. 

• Maintain realistic time standards as a target for shop performance and to provide realistic durations for shop schedules, review historical data for past performance for similar parts, as well as conduct time studies.

 Data Base Maintenance
• Maintain data base of machine shop tooling, consumables and gauges as well as maintain information (i.e. pictures, sketches, and written instructions), to provide record of past practices.

 Product Reviews/Estimating 
• Conduct pre-manufacturing product reviews, identify tooling and fixtures needed to support the work to ensure shop is adequately equipped to perform job, as well as make adjustments to design or concept sketches for needed tools, procurement of items, etc. as required. 


• Design and draft tooling as required to support shop activities.  This may include design analysis for strength using classical or Finite Element tools.  Create rigging plans/sketches for heavy lifts.  Assist with procurement of new equipment from vendors.


• Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or in an appropriate discipline.
• P.Eng. -Mechanical or appropriate Engineering field considered an asset.
• 3 to 10 years of experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
• Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
• Self-motivated, enthusiastic team player with proven clear and succinct written and verbal communication skills.
• Have a solid knowledge of Machine Guarding in accordance with CSA.
• Knowledge and demonstrated application of Statistical Process Control tools and principles.
• Comfortable with common Microsoft Office software applications.

Desired Characteristics:

• Knowledge and demonstrated application of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing principles.
• Experience in the Nuclear industry.
• Experience with AutoCAD 2D and SolidWorks 3D design software (or similar).



•    Work within the growing and exciting nuclear industry as well as with highly skilled employees!
•    Competitive salaries
•    Employer-paid pension plan
•    Profit sharing plan
•    Bonus plan
•    Competitive Health and Dental benefits
•    Educational Refund Program
•    Life insurance… and so much more!


We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.


BWXT Canada is committed to fostering an accessible, fair, and inclusive environment where all employees are able to access goods and services while being respected and supported. If you require accommodations during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made. If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact Human Resources.


BWXT Canada Ltd. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability, or any other category protected by provincial law.


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