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Manufacturing Engineering Specialist

Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Peterborough, ON, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. we are committed to excellence in every business initiative. BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada (BWXT NEC) has achieved an enviable international reputation for excellence in the supply of nuclear fuel and fuel handling systems and service for CANDU reactors in both domestic and international markets. Our success is the result of our commitment to our employees, customers, quality & EHS initiatives.

 

Manufacturing Engineering Specialist

 

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineering Specialist for our Peterborough, Ontario site.  BWXT NEC's Fuel Handling and Engineered Solutions group is involved in the design, manufacture, development, testing, parts supply, and service of on-power refueling, reactor maintenance, and nuclear medicine delivery tooling sold around the world. We are the original designer of the automated systems that allow 24/7 on power refueling of CANDU reactors and aim to solve some of the Nuclear Industry’s most challenging problems. Today, BWXT’s equipment is being used in most of the nuclear power plants in Canada and is critical to delivering carbon free energy production and lifesaving medical isotopes.

 

Check out the YouTube video of an innovative product we recently designed and manufactured in partnership with Bruce Power, called the Bruce Reactor Inspection and Maintenance System Channel Access Device. Go to YouTube and search for video: “Bruce Unveils new BRIMS Tool”. There are exceptional opportunities to learn and grow with a career in the nuclear industry in Ontario.

 

The Peterborough community invites you to take a deep breath, relax and enjoy life. We have an abundance of recreational opportunities, festivals, and entertainment that is fueled by culture, nature and homegrown culinary experiences. Friendly people, inspiring landscapes and incredible lakes are waiting for you in the heart of cottage country. The region is home to 140,000 people (approx. 83,000 in the City of Peterborough) in addition to the charming towns, townships and villages that make up the County. We offer the best of all worlds here and we’d like you to get to know us a bit better. http://peterboroughed.ca/why-peterborough/live/

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Reporting directly to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the Manufacturing Engineering Specialist is responsible for the estimating and execution of a broad range of manufacturing projects from commercial and custom manufactured parts to sophisticated nuclear equipment.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Prepare detailed cost estimates for custom-engineered manufacturing projects including electro-mechanical automation, tooling, welded fabrications, machining, field services, testing.
  • Provide manufacturing inputs to the design process, participate in manufacturability reviews to identify manufacturing cost or schedule improvements during product design.
  • Plan and lead jobs through manufacturing including machining, welding, assembly and test.
  • Write instructions (shop travelers) for in-house activities, manufacturing sketches, weld map records, assembly/test specs, etc.  Identify, design and procure fixtures and required tooling.
  • Prepare Manufacturing Bills of Material from engineering BOM’s, on JD Edwards MRP system. Perform make vs buy evaluations.  Requisition purchased parts and materials for in-house manufactured items.
  • Manage design changes and maintain configuration of the design during manufacturing.
  • Lead and participate in project meetings related to schedules and budgets including meetings with customers.
  • Prepare schedule inputs for projects including task planning to optimize lead times.
  • Troubleshoot production problems with design and manufacturing teams, including recommending dispositions for non-conformances.
  • Lead or participate in teams carrying out work at customer sites.
  • Drive continuous improvement of manufacturing activities.

      

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • College/University graduate in an Engineering discipline.
  • Knowledge and experience with machining (conventional + CNC/CAM), fitting/welding, assembly and materials including stainless steels, Al-bronze, nickel alloys, zirconium, etc.
  • Knowledge or experience with metrology, Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerances (GD&T), blue print reading.
  • High level of proficiency with data analysis and management including spreadsheet tools, MRP systems, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability in project planning / execution, including development of processes / procedures and process improvements.
  • Very strong communication and interpersonal skills.

 

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

 

  • Basic knowledge of common non-destructive examination (NDE) techniques.
  • Experience working with ASME Code rules for identification and traceability of materials, manufacturing processes, testing etc.
  • Experience with manufacturing of instrumentation and control equipment, PLC systems, cable assemblies, panels, industrial automation.  Familiar with wiring diagrams, electrical schematics, instrument calibration.
  • Technical writing experience including procedures, customer proposals, technical reports.
  • Experience in cost-estimating multi-disciplined equipment and facility projects.
  • Experience with Primavera (P6) project scheduling software.
  • Experience in the nuclear industry is considered an asset but not required.

 

If you see yourself in a challenging, rewarding career at an extremely diverse, innovation-driven company, this is the perfect place to ramp up your career.  BWXT's supportive environment and free flow of information will encourage you to imagine, build, solve and lead.

 

BWXT offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including an employer-paid pension plan, bonus plan, profit sharing plan, life insurance, health & dental plan, an educational refund plan and so much more!  Come join our collaborative and talented team!.... We have been waiting for you.

 

We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

 

BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada 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, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended or any other category protected by federal law.


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