Buyer (49040)

Job Posted 8/23/2023
BWX Technologies
Baltimore, MD
United States
Job Description


At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Fortune 1000 and Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 7,000 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities.  Follow us on Twitter at @BWXT and learn more at


BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) is looking for a Buyer for its Barberton, OH location!


BWXT’s mission is to provide safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine, and space exploration. We have manufacturing facilities, laboratories, and work sites all across the country, all of which require products and services to work efficiently and effectively. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at


Job Description/Duties:


  • Use Purchasing policies and procedures to prepare accurate solicitations, which reflect all technical and administrative requirements.

  • Evaluate bids and select suppliers and place purchase orders to approved suppliers accordingly.

  • Manage supplier submittals for compliance with technical and commercial specifications. 

  • Coordinate the communications of technical and commercial information between internal functional stakeholders and the supplier to insure successful order processing by sub contract machining suppliers.

  • Allocate material to subcontract suppliers for machining. 

  • Complete bid analysis with supporting documentation in support of the Purchasing requirements.

  • Coordinate resolution of supplier technical problems, claims, and specification issues as needed.

  • Manage open invoice issues and delivery discrepancies with internal customers and external suppliers. 

  • Manage vendor approval process for the commodities assigned. 

  • Negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must possess at least two (2) years of relevant experience.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:


  • Preferred commodity experience in a manufacturing environment procuring sublet machined and fabricated components.

  • Familiarity with Government Purchasing regulations FARS and DFARS. 

  • SAP Purchasing knowledge for the Requisition to Receipt processes.

  • Microsoft Excel basic spreadsheet capabilities along with Word and Power Point basic skills

  • Must have strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.

  • Must be able to clearly communicate with suppliers and in-house technical personnel.

  • Meet Purchasing goals and business expectations for cost, quality, and service  


The Buyer will work a 9/80 work week while receiving market leading pay, paid time off, paid winter holiday shutdown, educational refund plan, medical, dental, vision and service-based retirement contributions with additional 401k match.



Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship (with no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation and previous employment reference verifications.


BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status




United States