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Quality Assurance Engineer

Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: Mt Vernon, IN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Quality Assurance Engineer - BWX Technologies, Inc. - Mount Vernon, Indiana


BWX Technologies is currently looking for an experienced Quality Assurance Engineer to join our growing team in Mt. Vernon, IN! 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Procedure development and ownership, to include maintenance of ISO-9000 quality system procedures and work instructions
  • Certify as Lead Auditor to support internal and external quality system audits.
  • Collaborate with engineering and production personnel to support manufacturing delivery of first-time, defect-free product
  • Perform causal analysis of nonconformities and identify corrective actions to prevent recurrence and/or mitigating actions to reduce probability of recurrence
  • Support resolution of quality issues and nonconformities
  • Perform periodic surveillances and self-assessments to ensure quality system compliance
  • Assist in the development and implementation of inspection plans and quality system improvements
  • Support of inspection personnel, NDT Level III/NAVSEA Examiners and development of inspection techniques
  • Perform maintenance of quality assurance records
  • Perform analysis and trending of quality data to implement product improvement actions
  • Perform supplier quality/oversight activities
  • Participate in CAPA (corrective action) resolution for component processes
  • Participate in and lead continuous improvement projects


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree is required with a degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other related engineering or technical discipline being strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years of related experience. 
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret drawings and contract documents to identify quality requirements.
  • Prior work with and 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.
  • The ability to effectively lead technical teams.
  • Demonstrated strength in written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to effectively prepare and deliver technical reports and presentations.
  • Strong team player with the ability to develop effective relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Experience with manufacturing for nuclear reactor applications is desired, but not required.
  • US citizenship with no dual citizenship.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE security clearance. 


Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience in a QA Engineering or QA Technical roles, particularly those with a background in machining/welding manufacturing, shop surveillance, inspection, data trending, procedure development, and corrective action.



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) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation 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.


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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