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Quality Engineer

Date: Aug 3, 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

BWXT is currently seeking a Quality Engineer for its Lynchburg, VA location!


The Quality Engineer leads internal and external supplier oversight activities.


Job Description/Duties:

  • Prepares supplier audit plans, leads supplier audits and surveillances, and writes audit reports.
  • Develops and maintains Supplier Surveillance Inspection Plans (SSIP).
  • Analyzes metrics for trends and develops plans for improvements.
  • Performs contract modification reviews, manhour estimates, and product certification activities.
  • Leads periodic supplier oversight customer meetings.
  • Develops, modifies, and audits internal supplier oversight procedures.
  • Initiates and reviews Corrective Actions.
  • Manages internal and external audit schedules.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field and a minimum of eight (8) years of experience.
  • Must have previous supplier oversight experience.
  • LEAN, Six Sigma, Auditing, and Quality Assurance experience is preferred.
  • Must obtain and maintain NQA-1 lead auditor status. NQA-1 or ASQ CQA certifications is a plus.
  • Must be proficient using Microsoft Office Suite and willing to learn BWXT proprietary software systems.
  • Must be able to demonstrate superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is required.
  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.


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.


Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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