Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Sep 7, 2023

Location: Oakville, ON, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

BWXT Precision Manufacturing Inc. is a subsidiary of BWXT Canada Ltd.  BWXT Precision Manufacturing Inc. is a leading supplier of precision-machined components to the international nuclear industry. We specialize in the manufacture of fuel channel and feeder components, tooling and fueling machine spares.


We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer for our facility in Oakville, Ontario.




The Manufacturing Engineer is a member of the Engineering department that prepares work instructions, operation detail sheets, creates purchase orders, designs jigs and fixtures to support production and assist in continual improvement initiatives to streamline manufacturing. This position is also responsible for managing small to medium size contracts.




  • Develop detailed work instructions including CAD drawings, Inspection Test Procedures (ITPs), and Manufacturing Control Sheets (MCS) to lead the process to manufacture and assemble these complex precision-machined components.
  • Interface with Machinists, Programmers, and Quality Control Engineers to ensure that all manufacturing processes are proven prior to the start of production.
  • Responsible to schedule and lead all Pre-Production Part Qualification samples and managing and leading the team through the launch process (drawings / tooling / MCS, fixtures, inspection plans, etc.).
  • Work with Machinists to drive run-time reduction through Time Studies, Lean 5s events, highlighting waste (inefficiency, rework, improper tool setup) and develop action plans to execute the change.
  • Lead and manage all Process / Engineering Change requests.
  • Design component jigs, fixtures and test rigs.
  • Responsible to disposition non-conformances and create rework instructions to release non-conforming parts back into production.
  • Prepare capital expenditures for purchasing new equipment, processes.




  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Nuclear Engineering.
  • 5-10 years of experience in a manufacturing engineering environment.
  • 2-7 years of experience in an engineering role in the nuclear industry would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of ASME Code, ISO 9001, CSA N285.0 and Z299 quality programs is an asset.
  • Expert in the use of 3D solid modeling software; Solidworks is preferred.
  • Experience with manufacturing precision-machined components and related processes including heat treatment, plating, assembly and testing activities.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills to work within a team-based environment.


We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


BWXT Precision Manufacturing Inc. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability, or any other category protected by provincial law.


BWXT Precision Manufacturing Inc. is committed to fostering an accessible, fair, and inclusive environment where all employees are able to access goods and services while being respected and supported. If you require accommodations during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made. If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact Human Resources

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