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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Oct 15, 2021

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U.S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,100 employees, BWXT has nine major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and two NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at


BWXT is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for our location in Lynchburg, VA!


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. 

 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. 
  • Develope manufacturing process plans and coordinates 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:

  • Engineering degree from an ABET-accredited university with a degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other engineering related disciplines is required.
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years of relative experience.
  • Must have knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials.
  • General knowledge of project engineering activities (task plans, schedules, etc.)
  • Hands-on manufacturing experience for industrial equipment and familiarity with both traditional and advanced manufacturing methods.
  • Must have demonstrated the ability to lead teams of technical people and have strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to effectively prepare and deliver technical reports and presentations.
  • Knowledge of relevant codes and standards.
  • 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 US Citizen with no dual citizenship.



US Citizenship, with no dual citizenship is required for this position. 

<span 9pt="">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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