Buyer 2

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U. S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U. S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,100 employees, BWXT has nine major operating sites in the U. S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at a dozen U. S. Department of Energy and two NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at.

Buyer 2 - Nuclear Fuel Services - Erwin, TN


This position is responsible for obtaining materials and supplies at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source, and urgency of need. Carries out broad assignments usually involving the purchase of important items requiring some specialized knowledge and experience. Responsible for heavier dollar volume of purchases (than Buyer I).


  • Procure material commodities at the lowest cost consistent with total quality procurement programs in support of company requirements.
  • Studies market trends, interviews vendors, and recommends sources of supply.
  • Analyzes quotations received, selects and determines suppliers with whom orders are to be placed, and schedules deliveries.
  • Supervises preparation of orders and follows up on orders to ensure delivery and shipment.
  • Recommends uniform standards of specifications for purchased materials.
  • Negotiates material blanket purchase agreements consistent with the needs of the company.
  • Maintains and promotes long term, mutually beneficial and ethical supplier relationships.
  • Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

    • B. S. or B. A.
    • Six to eight years experience
    • Purchasing and materials management experience specifically varied commodity/material buying.
    • Equivalent experience acceptable (Negotiating and material management experience required. Eight years experience equivalent to 4-year degree.)

    Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigationand 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,drug test 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.

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