LynchburgRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Lynchburg jobs

Materials Procurement Engineer

Company: Nuclear Fuel Services
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

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 technology development.

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 office.

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 requirements.

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 acceptable material.

Assists in the development of cost estimates in support of proposals.

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 and DFARS.

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 presentations.

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 suppliers.

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 is required.

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 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.

Keywords: Nuclear Fuel Services, Lynchburg , Materials Procurement Engineer, Engineering , Lynchburg, Virginia

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Virginia jobs by following @recnetVA on Twitter!

Lynchburg RSS job feeds