Fuel Contract Manager

Requisition Number:  7778
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Hopkins, SC, US, 29061

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!


The Fuel Contract Manager will be responsible to assure customer's technical and delivery requirements are met and contract value is maximized consistent with Westinghouse strategic and financial objectives. Understand and communicate customer’s needs to business unit. Act as engineering & commercial focal point for all communications with customer concerning contracted deliverables under the fuel / components contract(s), cooperate and assist with business unit marketing activities, contract execution, order implementation and control, and resolution of problems for specific customer deliverables.

Your Day to Day:

  • Lead engineer role for major NF delivery activities; order implementation and control; resolution of technical problems for specific assigned customers. Engineer resolution of multi-discipline issues during fuel fabrication, fuel reload engineering efforts, fuel receipt, and fuel operation and serve as customer interface for gaining customer acceptance.  Interpret drawings, specifications and other technical documentation in order to support Westinghouse engineering positions or dispositions with customer management.
  • Financial responsibility to assure that customers billing plans are accurately entered and sustained, invoices are issued on-time and revenue recognition / EBIDTA targets are met.  Continuously maintain systems supporting Financial Planning, Business Planning and Demand Planning.
  • Generate and maintain a Customer Scorecard, utilizing a provided standardized template; provide periodic updates as requested by Management.
  • Track execution of contract work scope (manufacturing, product/core/reload engineering) based on knowledge of the fuel or components contract. 
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of NF contract, products, and services. Assist with integration of products and service capabilities and directly promote to resolve customer needs.
  • Lead engineer responsibility for promptly resolving, often through direct customer contact, scope, warranty, product or technological deficiencies, suspense, and cost/scheduler conflicts. Assure issues are promptly resolved internally.
  • Prepare and issue the Job Order Documents including Region Order,  CATD (Contract And Technical Data), and Utility Requirements document for each fuel reload based on customers’ unique fuel design/features and energy requirements.
  • Communicate reload status and issues to the customer while building strong relationships with customer counterparts up to and including senior manager/vice-president levels. Know the customer's organization, objectives, and expectations thoroughly, including utility economics.
  • Support Account Teams with multi-business unit proposal/contract preparations, customer presentations, and contract negotiations.  Validate product line capabilities to meet customer requirements prior to proposals. Communicate customer requirements to product line.
  • Facilitate assignment of NF product line engineering resources for routine and emergency technical situations when necessary to meet customers’ needs.
  • Direct engineering & commercial activities associated with order, implementation, invoicing, and closeout, ensuring accuracy and contract compliance. Manage the contract with regard to the schedule and billing plan using SAP, ENOVIA, EDMS and other assorted tools.

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline. MBA preferred. Nuclear industry experience is a plus.
  • Minimum of six years of experience in product line/engineering/marketing /projects organizations or equivalent.
    • Preferred 10 year experience.
  • Knowledge of fuel and components manufacturing, core and reload engineering, NF products and services, commercial operations, financial planning and strategic objectives. Previous customer-oriented experience highly desirable. Experience using SAP, Microsoft Project, Excel and Word, EDMS (Webtop) or similar tools
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate deliverables status, issues, and Westinghouse technical position to the customer while building strong relationships with customer counterparts.
    • Foreign language is a plus.
  • Ability to travel in the US and internationally 


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 http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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