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Human Resources Generalist

Date: Sep 9, 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 6,400 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

BWXT is currently seeking a Human Resources Generalist for its Barberton, OH location!


BWXT’s mission is to provide safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine, and space exploration. We have manufacturing facilities, laboratories, and work sites all across the country, all of which require products and services to work efficiently and effectively. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at


Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide day to day Human Resources support to the workforce at the site through employee engagement, responding to questions/inquires in a timely manner and working to resolve concerns as soon as identified.
  • Partner with leadership and Talent Acquisition to provide full cycle support for the site’s hiring needs. Activities include requisition creation; interview participation; hiring manager consultation; offer creation/delivery; onboarding and presentation of new hire orientation.
  • Site appointed AAP lead
  • Consult with management on succession planning, performance management, and compensation planning. 
  • Performs workforce planning for site leadership via report generation and trends analysis.
  • Advise employees and managers on interpretation of policies, guidelines, procedures, laws, and other government regulations.
  • Consult with management on a day-to-day basis in the areas of employee relations to identify and resolve performance and work environment issues.
  • Complete employee relations investigations with a focus on the facts of the situation, legal and policy compliance, and prompt resolution.
  • Guide and support employees through FMLA and Short-Term Disability related leaves and coordinates required return to work protocols.  
  • Assists with employee events, including but not limited to, benefits enrollment; policy training; organization-wide meetings; career fairs and employee recognition events.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance through routine checks of required legal and ethics postings.
  • Responsible for the maintenance, integrity and confidentiality of new hire files and records.


Minimum Qualifications:

  •  A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in human resources, business, or a closely related field is required.
  • Must possess a minimum of six (6) years of related experience in human resources including experience in the areas of staffing; benefits; compensation; payroll; employee relations and employment law compliance.
  • Ability to report to work at an assigned office location. This position does not include a remote work option.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship. 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.


 Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service while ensuring legal and policy compliance.
  • Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to effectively balance multiple competing priorities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and to work collaboratively with cross functional teams. 
  • Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite’s Outlook, PPT and Word. With an advanced proficiency level in Excel to produce required business reporting. 
  • This position supports a safety and quality driven, 24-7 manufacturing operation supported by Engineering, IT, Finance, Operations management.  Requires the ability and availability to work the occasional adjusted schedule with variations to normal work hours may include but are not limited to, support of early morning meetings, engagement with the shop floor during 2nd shift evening operations, scheduled plant initiatives, unplanned after-hours investigations and pre-planned weekend employee events.
  • Prior experience with SAP is highly preferred.



Our Human Resource Generalists work a 9/80 work week while receiving market leading pay, paid time off, paid winter holiday shutdown, educational refund plan, medical, dental, vision and service-based retirement contributions with additional 401k match.



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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