Fuel Solution Manager

Requisition Number:  11880
Company:  W Electric Sweden AB

Västerås, U, SE, 721 63

At Westinghouse Electric Company, we are pioneers in nuclear technology and our technology is the basis for nearly half of the world's commercial nuclear power plants in operation. Today, we are also building several new reactors that contribute to more fossil-free energy. Globally, we have over 10,000 employees in 19 countries, of which 1,000 are at our Swedish workplaces in Västerås and Täby. Our Swedish operations were founded in 1969 and supply nuclear fuel as well as products and services in automation, maintenance, testing and decommissioning for customers around the world. Read more about us www.westinghousenuclear.com. 


BWR Fuel Solutions Manager 


Are you a solution-oriented and customer focused engineer with experience in BWR fuel? Are you interested in working with advanced technology, together with an innovative team? Do you also want to contribute to a better climate and a future filled with clean energy?


Welcome to Global BWR Fuel Business Unit! In the role of BWR Fuel Solutions, you will be a key player in our BWR fuel business globally. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Your contribution for a carbon-free future

As BWR Fuel Solutions Manager, you will be a key contributor to the development of the BWR fuel and control rod blade (CRB) product plan and strategy, and provide technical sales support and execution, throughout the product lifecycle, including:


  • gathering and prioritizing product requirements, customer requirements and market intelligence in support of the development of the products strategy
  • working closely with engineering, operations, innovation, Account Teams (AT) to ensure that customer expectations are met and business opportunities are won


The work is done in close cooperation with BWR Fuel Business Managers and other internal functions, to ensure win-win business opportunities, nurturing Customer partnerships.


Responsibilities includes active support to the development and implementation of BWR Product Plans & Strategies, enabling long term product growth and customer value, by working closely with Product Management and other stakeholders to ensure that Innovation/Product Development projects enter the market on time.


  • Survey Voice of Customer (VoC) and competitive landscape to understand market needs and prices (present and future) used for global product platform strategies, plans and roadmaps
  • Understand the Customer needs, identify business opportunities, provide input for business planning for both the short and long term
  • Identify unmet customer needs through appropriate market channels and capture planning
  • Identify and support the development of innovative and strategic solutions to create customer value and satisfy industry regulatory needs. 
  • Collaborate across the organizations to align and drive the product strategies and priorities. Provide regional input and ownership to business cases, product platform strategies, plans, roadmaps and opportunities
  • Actively support the definition, pursue, and monitoring of life cycle and lead product evolution, in close cooperation with Product Management, from concept to retirement to maximize value
  • Support the development of a product marketing plan prior to new product introduction together with the Fuel Business Managers
  • Development of solutions for customer issues/concerns in concert with engineering or D&I
  • Attend innovation stage gates from business perspective and assess the idea against return of investment (ROI)
  • Support maintaining and implementing specific strategic action plans to ensure that actions are completed, and WAVE initiatives are defined, managed, and updated accordingly


And providing BWR Technical Sales Support through proactively engaging the customers, in collaboration with BWR Fuel Business Manager and Commercial Integration as applicable, to win new business opportunities


  • Assess and analyze the market for the specific offering. Articulate and implement Value Selling Proposition (VSP)
  • Cooperate closely with Fuel Business Manager to identify unique products or core/fuel engineering solutions to meet and exceed Customer expectations
  • Interact with other Product Solution Managers to support integrated offers and solutions (i.e., uprates, Long-Term Operation (LTO), etc.)
  • Contribute to business growth, which will require development of relationships with customers, the regulators, and Westinghouse internal organizations
  • Support and provide technical input, cost and risk estimates, and terms and conditions for commercial proposals
  • Recommendation of pricing strategy to Fuel Business Manager, to meet financial objectives (sales/margin objectives)
  • Together with internal stakeholders, ensure Intellectual Property (IP) is protected as applicable (patents, trademarks, export control)
  • Look for opportunities to improve project performance (cost reductions, eliminate COPQ, contract change notices, etc.)


The role is placed in Västerås (Sweden) but other locations can also be discussed as the work can mainly be done remotely.


We are looking for you 

To be a good match for this role, we believe that you are technically skilled team player, as the work includes identifying customer needs and leading product evolution. You have experience in BWR fuel analysis and/or materials and are motivated by creating customer value.

We also believe that you thrive in a global environment and that you are curious to learn more about the next generation of BWR fuel products!



Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technical discipline, 7+ years of experience in operation, sales, or business with increasingly progression and complexity and levels


Apply today! 

Welcome with your application including CV and cover letter. We interview candidates on a continuous basis, so please send in your application as soon as possible!

Security clearance is carried out as part of the recruitment process.


For more information about the role, please contact the hiring manager, Kim Dahlbacka, Global BWR Fuel Business Director, dahlbako@westinghouse.com +358 50 405 4338
Union agreement 

This role belongs to the union agreement Teknikavtalet.

Union representatives

Akademikerförening på Westinghouse (AFW): Cecilia Wahlström, +46 21 44 01 505, AFW@westinghouse.com 

Unionen: Maria Gunnarsson, +46 21 347 595, gunnarmm@westinghouse.com 

IF Metall: Zlatko Grbic, +46 732 367 035, grbicz@westinghouse.com 



We offer 

At Westinghouse, we offer an inspiring work environment in a high-tech industry. You will be a part of a network of global experts from several different areas and we offer great opportunities for competence development and career growth, both in Sweden and abroad. 
As a member of our team, you will work together with engaged colleagues and be a part of an environment that is both challenging and supportive. Many of our positions are based in activity-based environments which enables a flexible workplace. 

At Westinghouse, we have a strong safety culture. Our business is covered by the union agreement Teknikavtalet and local agreements.


Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.


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