NSSS and Feedwater Control System Engineering Manager

Requisition Number:  14582
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Warrenville, US

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13Position Title: 

NSSS and Feedwater Control System Engineering Manager

Product Line / Department / Location:

Control & Information Systems Engineering / GIC / Warrendale, PA

Reports to (Job Title): 

Director, Control & Information Systems Engineering

Prepared by:        

Quang Nguyen

Date of Submission:


HR Contact:

Lori Nguyen


Leadership BAR Level:



General Job Function:

Lead and manage the engineering team for the commercial nuclear power plant I&C control systems with emphasis on the NSSS and Feedwater systems.


Duties and Responsibilities (in the order of priority):

Responsible as a resource and technical manager for 15+ personnel

Responsible for the effective operations of the engineering team of and ensure standards of quality (including effective management of the corrective action program), cost (including utilization of resources to meet assigned targets), safety (both ensuring a NSC as well as personnel and Industrial safety), reliability, timeliness and performance are met in engineering processes.

Develop resources and lead people development activities. Prepare and successfully implement training and development plans with emphasis on long-term resource needs. Focus on developing engineering skills to ensure an added value to the customer.   This include providing feedback, evaluation for merit and promotion as well as addressing performance issues.

Develop valued I&C product and platform management skills in organization to ensure “bench strength” and succession planning.  Continually scans the environment to verify products and services are adding value to both the customer and Westinghouse.

Develop innovative solutions to create customer value in collaboration with appropriate Westinghouse organizations.  Identify unmet customer needs through appropriate market channels especially direct customer interaction.  

Oversee and successfully implement product development projects – considering “breakthrough” technologies and cost improvement objectives.

Identify and allocate adequate resources for each project need, from the technical offer phase to the end of execution.

Identify, justify & commit on the as-sold version of allocated hours required to perform engineering scope of work

Lead the team with a strategic focus, communicate vision for future and promote culture that aligns with organizational goals. Develop culture that values a safety conscious work environment, technical excellence, personalized customer service and human performance fundamentals.

Orchestrate and drive cost efficient product or service delivery which meets or exceeds business plan objectives

Responsible for group financial performance (including planning and forecast).  This would include items like resource productivities and group cost centers / spending.

Drive technology continuous improvement and standardization


Education and Qualifications / Skills and Competencies:

Education Level (Degree, Area of Study) – Minimum Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering or related field. 

Years of Experience (if applicable):

Minimum 10 years of leadership with instrumentation & control experience

Professional Certifications:

  • MSEE, MBA, PE preferred but not required

Skills and Competencies:

  • Knowledge and experience in I&C systems, specifically, Feed Water and other nuclear plant systems are preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge and experience in Ovation (Emerson) Platform is preferred but not required.
  • Demonstrate ability to lead the engineering of customer- oriented solutions which directly support Company’s profitability goals. 
  • Demonstrated successful offer development skills in effectively estimating, planning and executing significantly complex projects/programs. 
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) and a proven history of managing and effectively leading multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams and interfacing with multiple functional groups.
  • Demonstrate clear, crisp communication (including commitment to documentation of key customer/commercial decisions and effective communication of industry interactions).
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee engineering activities and opportunity management, conveying feedback on customer satisfaction, needs and opportunities. 
  • Continually scans the environment to verify products and services are adding value to both the customer and Westinghouse.
  • Demonstrates business skills, including consideration of financial impact when making decisions.
  • Consistent demonstration of driving for results.
  • Collaborates cross-functionally, as well as upstream and downstream, to create alignment and ensure work is done right the first time.
  • Build consultative relationships with internal and external stakeholders: operations, maintenance, and engineering decision-makers to enhance Westinghouse’s position as premier value-added supplier.
  • Persuasive ability to get stakeholders to cooperate or take action.
  • Applies comprehensive engineering knowledge to lead through complex and difficult technical challenges.




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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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