Materials Procurement Engineer
Company: Nuclear Fuel Services
Posted on: November 20, 2023
At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong,
Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides
safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean
energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space
exploration. With approximately 6,400 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
BWXT is currently seeking a Materials Procurement Engineer for its
Advanced Technologies location in Lynchburg, VA!
BWXT is People Strong, Innovation Driven - be part of BWXT's
innovation hub. BWXT's Advanced Technologies (AT) group researches,
designs, and develops innovative new nuclear reactors, nuclear
rocket propulsion systems, and radioisotope production systems for
both internal and external customers.
The Materials Procurement Engineer will be part of a diverse and
multi-discipline team working on a variety of projects including
next generation reactor design, reactor component/equipment
development, medical isotopes, and advanced manufacturing
If you are looking for a career where your experience is valued,
innovative thinking is fostered, and barrier-free teamwork is
embraced every day, then this opportunity is for you. The position
will be located in the Lynchburg, VA, Advanced Technologies
Job Description / Duties:
Primary engineering interface with suppliers for the fabrication of
subcontracted parts and assemblies
Responsible for analyzing new requirements (interface with AT
Design & MFG Eng., Etc.).
Establishing procurement specifications & procurement packages
(applicable Design information, Drawings, Material properties,
Verification requirements from Test, Inspection Requirements,
SAT/FAT - along with contract terms and conditions)
Verifying the acceptability of sublet components, and working
closely with supplier manufacturing, quality and technical
personnel to resolve issues. Expected to learn and become expert in
supplier's methods and processes.
Reviews and analyzes design, contract and drawing specifications,
and prepares technical ordering requirements for subcontract
material and assemblies used in the fabrication of nuclear pressure
vessels and other special purpose components.
Leads internal technical teams when preparing for and evaluating
work done at the suppliers.
Verifies that the supplier's fabrication processing and procedures,
as well as delivered components, are adequate and meet ordering
Reviews and dispositions supplier-generated procedures and
certifications. Expected to learn and become expert in supplier's
methods and processes relevant to product quality.
Participates in supplier audits, surveillance and witnessing of
operations at suppliers. Works with Purchasing, Quality and other
Engineering Disciplines to develop and qualify new suppliers.
Evaluates and contributes to disposition of discrepant material.
Reviews certifications and performs technical releases on
Assists in the development of cost estimates in support of
Job Qualifications / Requirements:
An Engineering degree is required.
A minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience is required.
Experience in Materials Management / Purchasing is required.
Must have familiarity with Government Purchasing regulations FARS
Must have strong Power Point, Excel and Word skills.
Ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely written and
verbal communication including technical reports and
Must have strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
Must be a strong team player with the ability to develop effective
relationships with internal and external customers and
Travel (10-20%) domestic and international is required.
Must be a U.S. citizen.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy
(DOE) or Department of Defense (DOD) security clearance, whichever
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 and other health and
safety protocols. As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to
adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the
workplace as a 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) ability to obtain and
maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which
involves an extensive criminal and financial background
investigation, drug test and previous employment reference
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.
Keywords: Nuclear Fuel Services, Lynchburg , Materials Procurement Engineer, Engineering , Lynchburg, Virginia
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