Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition Number:  5291
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Blairsville, PA, US, 15717

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Blairsville, PA


Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company!  Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none.  If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.


Our Nuclear Fuels business line is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer for its Specialty Metals Plant (SMP) located in Blairsville, Pennsylvania. The employees of SMP manufacture zirconium-alloy tubing products used in nuclear fuel assemblies for Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel, our licensees, and other customers worldwide. At our facility, we use state-of-the-art manufacturing and inspection systems to meet the exacting standards and demanding tolerances required by our customers.


Your Day to Day:

  • Provide direct engineering support to operations covering all aspects of assigned process/equipment or area of responsibility.
  • Collect and analyze data to define problems and implement corrective actions.
  • Monitor and correct quality problems associated with manufacturing processes.
  • Define quality levels, failure causes, analyze drawings, specifications and other documents to determine quality requirements.
  • Estimate manufacturing cost, prepare sketches and detailed drawings.
  • Develop new and improved procedures, computer applications, schedules for engineering projects, audit plans, training for operators, safety and accountability practices.
  • Analyze designs and implement improvements to facilitate manufacture at lowest cost consistent with results desired. Develop alternate solutions enabling less expensive operations.
  • Carry out manufacturing development and testing programs.
  • Evaluate manpower, equipment, systems needed to accomplish objectives.  Develop, debug, and qualify new processes/techniques.
  • Suggest sources of manufacture and develop new sources in coordination with Purchasing.
  • Apply modern engineering science (such as lean manufacturing concepts, six-sigma methodology, and statistical process analysis) theories to continuously improve efficiency of manufacturing processes.
  • Assume lead technical responsibility for development and administration of one of more major manufacturing programs, systems or activities.  This includes specification of new processes and designs, as well as, development, installation, and qualification of new equipment.
  • Take leadership role in coordinating efforts of interfacing departments to effectively implement project scope, schedule, and capital spending targets.
  • Analyze and recommend utilization of technological innovations in machinery and manufacturing techniques to solve complex manufacturing problems.
  • Analyze and make proposals and implement strategic plans.



The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required. Mechanical Engineering is preferred.
  • 3+ years of applicable manufacturing experience required.
  • Must be able to support back shifts.

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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