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Principal Manufacturing Engineer in Columbia, SC at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: 26593BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company! Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we’re proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers’ success. If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

The Major Projects organization was recently created to focus on boosting capital spending to three times historical levels for the next couple of years. A dedicated team is being created that will include various engineering backgrounds including I&C, Mechanical, Electrical and Civil to form a cross-functional team.

We currently have three openings for Electrical Engineers. A Principal Electrical Engineer will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:
  • Perform engineering design and analysis and propose solutions to
    complex problems that are not well defined.
  • Identify, define and direct approach for successful resolution of
    significant technical issues.
  • Coordinate and integrate complex technical projects that
    encompass multi-functional areas; successfully achieve established
    budget and schedule requirements.
  • Lead integration and development of major technical descriptions in
    support of customer proposals.
  • Lead work of other engineers and provide periodic performance
    feedback to them.
  • Provide appropriate internal/external personnel with periodic
    updates and recommendations regarding nature and status of work.
  • Identify and support business growth opportunities and present
    recommendations to management.
  • Develop new or improved products/services utilizing knowledge of
    economic studies and recent technical developments. Coordinate and/or
    prepare technical documents for products/services.
  • Instruct, train, and guide personnel on significant technical
    projects, tasks and activities.
  • Provide specific engineering discipline expert knowledge to
    peers, vendors and customers. May be required to act as lead technical
    problem solver within area of specialization.
  • Develop procedures, processes and/or methods for implementing
    technical requirements.
  • Develop and deliver presentations to communicate status, problem
    resolution or promote related business products.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Please know your application will only be considered if it is completed and submitted via the Westinghouse careers website.

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Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • BS in Engineering (Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical) or recognized equivalent is required
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience, but typically up to 10 or more years is required
  • PE license is desirable

Westinghouse Electric Company is a group company of Toshiba Corporation.


Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


Employment opportunities for positions in the United States may require use of 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.