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Nuclear Fuel Services Manufacturing Engng. Technical Specialist in Barberton, Ohio

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. H eadquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,650 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. 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 remediation 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 @BWXTech and learn more at

Manufacturing Engineering Technical Specialist - BWX Technologies, Inc. - Barberton, Ohio

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepares detailed manufacturing process plans assuming total responsibility for the quality, cost effectiveness and delivery of the manufactured product.

  • Maintains full knowledge of current and new manufacturing techniques and is a source of expertise of manufacturing, machining, and/or administrative procedures.

  • Has ability to fully comprehend contractual specifications and requirements. Can determine impact of new requirements and negotiate changes to requirements with the customer.

  • Evaluates application of contract requirements to the fabrication cycle and determines the most efficient/economical manner to apply requirements to the fabricated product.

  • Evaluates complex fabrication drawings to assure feasibility from a fabrication standpoint. Participates in design reviews on all product lines to assess fabricability and cost effectiveness of products being evaluated.

  • Prepares all necessary manufacturing plans to assure efficient/cost effective fabrication of products within the NED facility. Assures the plans incorporates all necessary contract requirements to assure proper product quality.

  • Identifies tooling needs, machining adaptations and application of new manufacturing techniques that can be used to improve production performance.

  • Evaluates problems that impact various departments and resolves them in an across the board fashion to the benefit of the entire Division.

  • Assumes major role in training new and/or existing employees in the areas of manufacturing techniques, welding, machining and application of contract requirements.

Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Associates Degree and at least 4 years of relevant experience

  • Qualifications include strong communication and coordination skills, and interest in working with multiple disciplines in support of product design and manufacture.

  • Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and able to obtain a DOE issued Security Clearance.

    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 safety protocols, including, but not limited to, any applicable COVID-19 vaccination and/or testing requirements. In accordance with current and anticipated federal contractor COVID-19 vaccination requirements, BWXT has implemented a policy that all U.S. employees, including new hires, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 for those under a current federal contract mandate, and January 3, 2022 for all others. This means that any existing BWXT employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, working remotely, or working in a BWXT facility, will be required to adhere to applicable COVID-19 requirements and will be required to show proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. Requests for a reasonable accommodation will be reviewed and assessed pursuant to applicable law and Company policy. Please speak with your BWXT Talent Acquisition Representative to determine which deadline will apply to the work location assigned to the job you are seeking and whether you can satisfy this 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.