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Lead Auditor

Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Mt Vernon, IN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Lead Auditor - BWX Technologies, Inc. - Mount Vernon, Indiana


BWX Technologies, Inc. is looking for an ideal candidate to fulfill the role of a Lead Auditor as part of their Nuclear Operations Group, Quality Assurance Department in Mt. Vernon, Indiana.  This individual will be responsible for audit process ownership, planning, execution, and training programs.  This individual will lead internal/external audits and serve as liaison with Customer and Government representatives.



  • Perform as the Lead; assist with all audits within NOG facilities and supplier facilities.
  • Select and lead audit teams for both internal and external audits.
  • Facilitate audit kick-off and wrap-up meetings.
  • Prepare, document and publish audit checklists and audit reports.
  • Draft and publish quarterly audit lessons learned reports.
  • Maintain ownership of audit program procedures, checklists, etc.
  • Coordinate audit logistics, personnel, and resources with on-site personnel.
  • Maintain audit history files containing all audit documentation and objective evidence collected for each audit.
  • Conduct audit training/certifications for NOG employees as well as govern, maintain and monitor status/files of audit qualification requirement status.
  • Process corrective actions within the system for audit findings and perform follow-up verifications.
  • Create and maintain metrics in support of periodic presentations to senior management and/or customer representatives.
  • Create and maintain annual Audit Schedule and Audit Metrics as required.
  • Conduct and implement continuous improvement efforts as required.


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Must have a minimum of 6 years of relevant  experience.
  • Must be willing to travel as necessary. Travel is expected to average 30-40% and primarily will be within the continental US.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and formulate technical worksheets from requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to precisely articulate requirements with internal and external personnel.
  • Excellent organizational and research skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, self-manage and work independently.
  • Ability to lead and direct work team personnel.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of experience in Quality Assurance and/or Auditing is preferred.  
  • Knowledge of welding, machining, NDT/NDE, and/or materials processing (melting/forging/rolling/plating/etc.) is preferred.
  • Mini-tab experience is a plus, but not 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. 


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.


At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Fortune 1000 and 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 approximately 6,700 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 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 @BWXT and learn more at


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