POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director, Supply Chain Development, this position is responsible for technical supplier oversight regarding manufacturing and manufacturing development projects. The manufacturing engineer will provide consultation to NuScale design organizations regarding manufacturing, specify and collect product manufacturing requirements including all standards and specifications, and generally act as a primary point of contact between NuScale design organizations and manufacturing suppliers for technical information and communications. The manufacturing engineer will apply industry expertise, codes and standards, and regulatory guidance in the general area of primary nuclear reactor system manufacturing and supply chain development.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Interact daily with NuScale design organizations to interpret their needs and requirements to manufacturing entities.
Contributes to the NuScale design organizations by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials.
Perform subcontract technical lead duties by preparing requirements documents and schedules, coordinating and monitoring the technical aspects of assigned manufacturing and manufacturing development projects.
Review manufacturing documentation of supplier to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, standards, and QA/QC requirements.
Develop, check, or review internal drawings, studies, and specifications
Review engineering deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions
Monitoring supplier performance to ensure compliance with procedures, applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications.
Manage supplier manufacturing mockup planning and test results to ensure desired outcomes are achieved.
Performing surveys of new manufacturing suppliers to assess capabilities and documenting survey results.
Perform/coordinate grading of technical proposals and working with Procurement team for supplier selection.
Assist Product Cost Management team with cost estimates and value engineering studies.
Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing manufacturing information and trends including statistical analysis of manufacturing trends.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Performs other duties as assigned.
CORE COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, the individual should demonstrate competencies in performing the essential functions of this position by performing satisfactorily in each of these competencies.
Problem solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and reviews information appropriately. Uses own judgment and acts independently; seeks input from other team members as appropriate for complex or sensitive situations.
Oral/written communication: Listens carefully and speaks clearly and professionally in all situations. Edits work for accuracy and clarity, Is able to create, read and interpret complex written information. Ability to develop strong interpersonal networks within the organization.
Planning/organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities, organizes personal and project timelines and deadlines, tracks project timelines and deadlines, and uses time efficiently.
Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent interruptions, changes, delays, or unexpected events.
Dependability: Consistently on time and at work, responds to management expectations and solicits feedback to improve performance.
Team Building: Capable of developing strong interpersonal networks and trust within the organization.
Safety Culture: Adheres to the NuScale Safety culture and is expected to model safe behavior and influence peers to meet high standards.
Quality Assurance: Demonstrates understanding and implementation of quality assurance regulations, standards and guidelines of 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, 10 CFR 21, and ASME NQA-1.
MINIMUM SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES:
Education/Certification: A minimum of a B.S. degree in Manufacturing, Welding, or Mechanical Engineering from a four year accredited college or university is required. An advanced degree is preferred. Professional Engineer (PE) license is preferred
Experience: Minimum of 8 years of engineering experience in development and oversight of manufacturing of ASME vessels and components is required. Manufacturing development for complex designs, components, or systems in a regulated environment is required. Demonstrated project management skills along with strong technical writing skills and use of software including Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), navigation of CAD/CAM systems, and normal MS Office software is required.
Industry Requirements: Eligible to work under Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810.
Travel Requirements: Able to travel to local, national, and international suppliers using common forms of transportation. Anticipate 10%-20% travel. Position will require presence in supplier manufacturing shop environments and will require familiarity with shop safety requirements and working conditions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to understand and communicate clearly using a phone, personal interaction, and computers.
Ability to learn new job functions and comprehend and understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately in a rapidly evolving environment.
The employee frequently is required; to sit and stand; walk; bend, use hands to operate office equipment; and reach with hands and arms.
Ability to travel nationally and locally using common forms of transportation.
Disclaimer: Employee(s) must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employee(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all employees in this classification.