Materials Procurement Engineer

Date: Jun 17, 2024

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a 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 more than 7,800 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 operations management at 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. For more information, visit www.bwxt.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, X, Facebook and Instagram.

 

BWXT’s Nuclear Operations Group - Lynchburg is currently seeking a Materials Procurement Engineer for its Lynchburg, VA location!

 

The Materials Procurement Engineer will support NOG-L production through interaction and coordination with key NOG-L material suppliers. This position requires travel with 10% - 20% of activities occurring onsite at suppliers.

 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Authors technical work packages based on Customer requirements and provides them to suppliers.
  • Leads and participates in NOG-L’s efforts to investigate and resolve technical and product issues at suppliers.
  • Leads and participates in surveillances of key material suppliers to find potential issues and prevent errors, in support of the NOG-L mission. Surveillances will be technical and compliance-based in nature.
  • Works closely with Procurement, Quality, and Management to address issues jointly.
  • Performs other duties to support the group/mission such as trending, metric, development, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, or Materials Science degrees preferred. 
  • Must possess at least two (2) years of relevant experience.
  • Previous experience with suppliers in the nuclear industry and familiarity with manufacturing processes desired.
  • Must be highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills in order to effectively work with personnel at all levels of the organization internally as well as at suppliers.
  • Must be able to travel to supplier sites.
  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with suppliers in the nuclear industry and familiarity with manufacturing processes desired.

 

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Pay: $62,000 - $109,000

 

The base salary range for this position in Virginia (US-VA) at the start of employment is expected to be between $62,000 and $109,000 per year. However, the base salary offered is based on local job market factors, and may vary further depending on factors specific to the selected job candidate, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to these considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, such as an annual cash incentive in addition to a full range of medical, retirement, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided at such time the selected job candidate receives an offer of employment. If hired, the selected job candidate will be employed 'at-will,’ unless employed at a location and in a position subject to a collective bargaining agreement.  The company further reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment, compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and other market factors.

 

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 health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company health and safety 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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