POSITION SUMMARY: Leads a team of manufacturing engineers to develop and deliver an optimized supply chain for the NuScale power module and its appurtenances that meets the defined technical and commercial requirements. Responsible for developing the necessary qualified suppliers, managing the NuScale power module manufacturing and delivery on schedule and on budget, and ensuring a sustainable supply chain to meet future customer demand.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops and defines a set of requirements at a system, component or commodity level that are used to guide decisions during the supply chain development process to prepare for manufacturing.
Engages current and prospective suppliers to establish an understanding of manufacturing capabilities and ensures validation of these as required.
Formulates strategies for developing large pressure vessel, safety related valve and control rod drive mechanism manufacturing plans addressing established design requirements.
Leads the activities of a multi-disciplinary team (Quality, Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Procurement) to establish the NuScale power module supply chain, oversee fabrication, and delivery to the installation site.
Directly manages a team of manufacturing engineers.
Establishes the fabrication costs and schedule associated with the NuScale power module and its appurtenances at the component, system, or commodity level.
Provides product integration planning and logistics.
Establishes a supply chain and manufacturing risk register for the NuScale power module and manages the mitigation of the risks.
Manages development and delivery of services and equipment leading to a capable supply chain.
Primary responsibility for product supplier relationship management.
Establishes manufacturing agreements for NuScale power module components/equipment ensuring performance on cost, schedule, and quality.
Ensures activities related to the realization of an OEM product are executed including design for manufacturing, product development testing, configuration management, and component qualification.
Support the design effort to ensure final designs are manufacturable.
Reports status of supply chain development and fabrication to management and stakeholders.
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.
Business Acumen: A strategic thinker with good business perspective and an understanding of the company’s business. Able to function comfortably in political interactions. Capable of developing strong interpersonal networks within the organization.
Problem solving: Decisive with good judgment. Identifies and resolves problems in an efficient and effective 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: Strong communication skills, externally and internally. 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.
Planning/organizing: Capable leader; able to establish a vision and align an organization around the vision. Prioritizes and plans work activities, organizes personal and project timelines and deadlines, tracks project timelines and deadlines, and uses time efficiently.
Integrity: Is trusted by peers and subordinates.
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.
Team Building: Capable of developing strong interpersonal networks and trust within the organization, setting expectations and requirements and achieving accountability of supervised personnel. Leads consensus by involving all stakeholders, facilitating their understanding of differences, agreeing on requirements and constraints, and developing the best solution.
Safety Culture: Adheres to the NuScale Safety culture and is expected to model safe behavior and influence peers to meet high standards.
MINIMUM SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES:
Education/Certifications: A BS or MS in Engineering, Manufacturing, Materials, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. PMP preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 10 years of full-time working experience with at least 2-3 years of nuclear project management experience is required. ASME code experience is preferred. Demonstrated experience in the following is also required:
Supervisory / Management experience in an engineering/ manufacturing or development related environments. Heavy vessel fabrication, or nuclear safety related fabrication experience preferred.
Leading multi-disciplinary teams in complex manufacturing environments
Negotiations, contracts, and/or supply agreements
Industry Requirements: Eligible to work under Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810.
Quality Assurance: Demonstrated understanding and implementation of quality assurance regulations, standards and guidelines of 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, 10 CFR 21, and NQA-1 preferred.
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.