Regulatory Affairs Manager

Requisition Number:  12621
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 Regulatory Affairs Manager serves as the Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (CFFF) leader for providing direction, oversight, maintenance and support for the CFFF Licensing programs, processes, procedures, reports and tools.  Provide direction, oversight and maintain current SNM-1107 licensing documentation, including the license application, the fundamental nuclear Materials and Control Plan, Physical Security Plan and the Site Emergency Plan. Provide direction and oversight of the Corrective Action Program.  Includes defining standards, processes and expectations for implementation of these programs across the Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (CFFF).  Protect employees, public, environment and facility by assuring CFFF is operated in a safe and regulatory compliant manner through application of NRC and SC-DHEC licensing activities. 

Your Day to Day:

  • Provide direction, oversight, support and maintenance for the CFFF Regulatory requirements and Licensing programs processes, procedures, reports and tools.    
  • Establishes regulatory policy with respect to Special Nuclear Material (SNM) and radioactive materials licensing with the NRC and SC-DHEC.
  • Provide direction, oversight and maintain current SNM-1107 licensing documentation, including the license application, the fundamental nuclear Materials and Control Plan, Physical Security Plan and the Site Emergency Plan
  • Maintain current the Integrated Safety Analysis (ISA) and supportive documentation such as Process Hazards Analysis, Consequence Analysis and Fault Tree accident analysis.
  • Provide direction, oversight and leadership guidance to ensure a robust Corrective Action Program.
  • Provide technical and leadership guidance in support of plant safety programs, plant projects and modifications, Integrated Safety Analyses (ISA), EH&S quality assurance, item control, Human Performance, inspections activities, incident investigations and corrective actions.
  • Provide leadership and maintain programs necessary to ensure compliance with Material Control and Accounting requirements pertinent to a NRC Category 3 Nuclear Facility.
  • Provide leadership and coordination with site security staff to maintain programs necessary to ensure compliance with Security requirements pertinent to a NRC Category 3 Nuclear Facility.
  • Maintain current SC-094 Radioactive Materials licensing documentation through SC-DHEC in compliance with SC regulations.
  • Interface with Nuclear Regulatory Commission and other regulatory agencies on behalf of CFFF and Westinghouse management.
  • Coordinate Licensee Performance Review and other meetings with the NRC
  • Influence pending/future regulations that will impact CFFF.
  • Attend industry conferences as needed to ensure applicable programs stay current and benchmarking is conducted to obtain and implement best practices. 
  • Perform observations and coaching to reinforce the desired behaviors. 
  • Facilitate the development, implementation and communication of the Key Regulatory Performance Indicators.
  • Supports Emergency Preparedness as a member of the Emergency Operation Center. 
  • Lead/support site assessments and initiatives.

What you need to be successful in this role:

  • 4-year degree or equivalent with a science or engineering emphasis
  • Minimum of 10 years of applicable experience in a nuclear facility required.   
  • Excellent leadership skills, verbal and written communications, facilitation and presentation, negotiating/persuasion skills and problem solving. 
  • Proficient in knowledge, understanding and interpretation of regulatory requirements.  Knowledge of IAEA, NRC and INPO guidelines, policies and procedures required.  Prior regulatory and licensing experience related to 10CFR70, 73, 74, 75, 37, 40 as well as the associated regulatory guidance document, such as NUREG/CR-6410 and NUREG-1065 is preferred.  Experience in performance of Process Hazards Analysis in a complex nuclear/chemical facility and the various types of analysis used, such as Consequence Analysis, HAZOPs, What if Checklists and Fault Tree Accident Analysis preferred.  Experience and knowledge with the program elements and management responsibilities of the ANSI/ANS-8 Standards preferred. 
  • Proficient in PI programs and processes, use of Microsoft Word/PowerPoint/Excel, and use and knowledge of Corrective Action Program.  Experience in Continuous Improvement and Change Management required.  Demonstrated ability to coach, mentor and reinforce others, including providing constructive feedback related to improvement when necessary.  Demonstrated ability to interface with, influence and gain commitment at all levels of the organization. 

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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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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