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Nuclear Fuel Services Technical & Implementation Lead Engineer (Radio Chemistry) - 12 month term in Kanata, Ontario

BWXT Medical Ltd. provides its customers, who conduct life-saving medical procedures for patients around the world, the benefit of decades of experience in the development, manufacturing, packaging and delivery of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Kanata, Ontario, BWXT Medical Ltd. employs over 300 highly-skilled people in Kanata and Vancouver, British Columbia. BWXT Medical Ltd. is part of the BWXT nuclear power segment (NPG) of BWX Technologies, Inc.

We are looking for a Technical & Implementation Lead Engineer (Radio Chemistry) - 12-month term


In this role you will perform varied engineering assignments and take leadership of sub-systems of a larger project while providing leadership and guidance to engineers, construction contractors, maintenance and development technicians. You will also oversee process development trials and testing activities.


  • Design of Hot Cell components and Pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment.

  • Utilize Engineering Principals and Fundamentals to review and approve designs.

  • Project Management including oversight of Engineers, Development Technicians and Vendors/Contractors.

  • Schedule and budget proposals and review of project milestones.

  • Creation, review and execution of Test Plans and Test Reports.

  • Creation and review of technical Operating Procedures.

  • Completion of process and product risk analysis.

  • Provide technical leadership for construction, execution, commissioning, and validation activities.

  • Aid in creation of shift plans and resource loading for development activities.

  • Evaluate and resolve product/process non-conformance issues.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in either the Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, Chemical or Nuclear Engineering disciplines.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario or working toward same.

  • Knowledge and/or experience working with radiation would be an asset.

  • Knowledge and/or experience working with Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient(API) manufacturing would be an asset.

  • Some education in chemistry or experience working with chemicals in manufacturing processes.

  • Experience using SolidWorks.

  • Experience with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Documentation Practices (GDP).

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Knowledgeable in automated and semi-automated manufacturing processes.

  • Proven project management capabilities.

  • Leadership experience overseeing engineering, maintenance, construction, or operational activities.

  • Experience with commissioning, qualification and validation of equipment and systems.

  • Ability to work well with senior management.

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

BWXT Medical Ltd. 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.