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Certification Compliance Specialist

Date: Jan 30, 2023

Location: Euclid, OH, US

Company: BWX Technologies


At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Fortune 1000 and Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,700 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. 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 restoration 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 @BWXT and learn more at


Certification Compliance Specialist  -  BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Euclid, OH

Review and disposition supplier technical packages (certifications) for compliance to all contractual requirements. The ability to thoroughly understand contract flow-down of requirements, order of precedence, technical and quality requirements is crucial. Must be able manage extensive documentation with extreme attention to detail. Excellent communication and time management skills are required. Familiarity with material testing, material processing, quality systems, corrective action management and continuous improvement is desired. This position reports to the Materials Engineering Manager.



  • Review supplier technical packages for verbatim compliance, document deviations and attain corrections as needed without regular supervision. Packages include material test results, heat treat documentation and plating certifications.
  • Interpret military and commercial material, processing, testing and quality specification requirements.
  • Interpret customer product drawings and technical document requirements.
  • Interpret in-house technical and quality documents and procedures, operational sketches, routings and purchase orders.
  • Generate certification review checklists.
  • Generate work orders for external laboratory testing.
  • Work with Materials, Quality, Product & other Engineering groups, Purchasing, Receiving Inspection and suppliers as needed to resolve technical deviations.  Qualified candidates may be able to provide technical support more independently.
  • Continuous effective communication with Buyers, Planning, Receiving Inspection, NDE and vendors. Vendors include heat treaters, mills, foundries, forgers, platers and machine shops.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency. Bachelors or Associates Degree in an engineering or quality-related field preferred
  • Two (2) years of related experience in quality control is required, though all candidates will be considered. Education level will be considered in place of years of experience, salary will commensurate with experience/education.
  • Previous experience with, or a demonstrated ability to perform compliance review.
  • Strong verbal skills and clear, concise compositional skills.


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.


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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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