Quality Engineer (nuclear industry)

Date: Nov 30, 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.




The Quality Engineer will perform varied engineering assignments and projects at a medium level of complexity related to in-process and final inspections processes.  They will be responsible for the efficient flow of product and documentation through the QC Lab while assuring compliance to customer, regulatory and company requirements.





  • Evaluate and resolve standard product/process non-conformance issues.
  • Review and formulate new methods (CMM programs) to measure or inspect the parts more efficiently.
  • Review dimensional inspection reports (DIR) and perform final inspections as required.
  • Investigate daily non-conformances and reworked product, and coach inspectors as required to analyze production data.
  • Build from the CMM and in process inspection results, follow up with the team in completing reaction plans to enable machine operators to adjust the machine or tooling to reduce process variation back to nominal.
  • Raise engineering change requests (ECRs) to drive corrective actions to eliminate non-conformances.
  • Drive continuous improvement with engineering and production to build inspection rationalization plan to improve throughput and standardize work instruction into the work order (MCS).
  • Review receiving inspection reports and release material to the shop floor.
  • Approve new releases or revisions of purchase orders, inspection and test plans, and manufacturing control sheets (MCS).
  • Drive and manage all NCR’s for disposition and recommend to engineering necessary DDR’s.
  • Release weekly KPI’s and drive the monthly Corrective Action Board to review monthly metrics for NCR’s, scrap, reworks stratified by type.
  • Take the lead to close customer corrective actions by working with Engineering and Production departments.
  • May be required to conduct Source Release/Witness inspections at vendor sites, which includes dimensional inspection, documentation review, etc.
  • Ensure on time delivery of completed history dockets for your respective products.
  • Ensure successful completion of the assigned project phase within the budgeted time and cost constraints.





  • Post-secondary education in metrology, quality, or engineering discipline OR equivalent experience and education. Bachelor’s degree is an asset.
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in a quality engineering role or related field.
  • Knowledge of ASME Code, ISO 9001, CSA N285.0 and N299 quality programs is an asset.
  • Experience in precision-machined parts manufacturing 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 in order to work effectively within a team-based environment.




  • Work within the growing and exciting nuclear industry as well as with highly skilled employees!
  • Competitive salaries
  • RSP Program – Company Match
  • Competitive Health and Dental benefits
  • Educational Refund Program
  • Life insurance… and so much more!


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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