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Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Aug 10, 2022

Location: Lynchburg, VA, 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 www.bwxt.com.

 

 

BWXT is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for its Advanced Technologies location in Lynchburg, VA!

 

BWXT is People Strong, Innovation Driven - be part of BWXT’s innovation hub. BWXT’s Advanced Technologies (AT) group researches, designs, and develops innovative new nuclear reactors, nuclear rocket propulsion systems, and radioisotope production systems for both internal and external customers.

 

The Manufacturing Engineer position will lead the development and implementation of traditional and advanced manufacturing technologies for the production of equipment and components for small nuclear reactors.

 

If you are looking for a career where your experience is valued, innovative thinking is fostered, and barrier-free teamwork is embraced every day, then this opportunity is for you. The position will be located in the Lynchburg, VA, Advanced Technologies office.

 

Job Description / Duties:

  • Coordinate activities with customers, internal and external suppliers, and other stakeholders.
  • Work with internal and external suppliers to design, develop and implement production capability based on product requirements.
  • Develop manufacturing process plans.
  • Coordinate with tooling and equipment sources for construction and validation.
  • Review assembly operations, component designs, and corresponding details to verify manufacturing feasibility.
  • Support capacity planning and strategy development for manufacturing processes.
  • Assist with capital and tooling analyses, strategies, justification, and acquisition. 
  • Support preparation of manufacturing cost estimates for a variety of equipment such as pressure vessels and electro-mechanical components.
  • Calculate production, labor, and material costs.
  • Provide input to production schedules.

 

Job Qualifications / Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (e.g. Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering other engineering related disciplines) from an ABET-accredited university is required.
  • Must have at least seven (7) years related experience.
  • Must have knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials.
  • General knowledge of project engineering activities (task plans, schedules, etc.) is required.
  • Hands-on manufacturing experience for industrial equipment and familiarity with both traditional and advanced manufacturing methods is required.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to communicate with teams of technical people and have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively prepare and deliver technical reports and presentations is required.
  • Must have knowledge of relevant codes and standards.
  • Must be a strong team player with the ability to develop effective relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers.
  • Experience with manufacturing for nuclear reactor applications is desired, but not required.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) or Department of Defense (DOD) security clearance, whichever is required.

 

 

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) ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation, drug test 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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Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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