Principal Solutions/Project Engineer in Columbia, SC at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 1/11/2020

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Job ID: 30499BR

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Solutions/Project Engineer in the Fuel Hardware Solutions group.

Your Day-to-Day:

Gather competitive and market intelligence for assigned product areas to create and support product solution and customer capture strategies that enable securing fuel orders. Support achieving financial performance by shaping product and marketing strategies to ensure maximum profitability and growth through driving development of quality products and services to achieve goals.
  • Develop customer specific business plans and objectives, including competition and market conditions information – considering “breakthrough” technologies and cost improvement objectives. Facilitate interactions across the broader organization to drive development of innovative solutions to create customer value.
  • Track actual orders entered against financial plan orders entered, orders entered should be greater than or equal to plan orders entered. Margin-as-sold for actual aggregate orders entered should be greater than or equal to financial plan margin-as-sold.
  • Assist solutions manger in direction and administration of office with minimal supervision. Assume solution manager's responsibilities in absence. Provide recommendations to solutions manager as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain critical working relationships with customer personnel. Know the customer's organization, objectives, and expectations thoroughly, including utility economics.
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of business unit products/services. Increase orders by integration of product/service capabilities and directly promote to resolve customer needs. Develop and manage implementation of complex marketing strategies.
  • Direct major multi-business unit proposal/contract preparations, customer presentations, and contract negotiations. Communicate customer requirements to product lines.
  • Direct activities associated with order acceptance, implementation, invoicing, and closeout. Assist in coordination of product line resources to assure customer satisfaction.
  • Establish agenda for customer meetings, assure proper attendance and preparation of presentation material, make presentations, and conduct meeting. Develop innovative approaches for presenting new products and services.

Minimum Requirements:

As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or nuclear engineering/related technical discipline. MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum of eight years experience in nuclear fuel hardware development/marketing or related projects organizations.
  • Proven experience with customer-oriented experience desired.
  • Knowledge of NSSS systems, business unit products, services, commercial operations, financial planning and strategic objectives.


"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 & Quality First

  • Valuing Ethics, Integrity & Diversity

  • Passion for Serving Our Customers Globally

  • Dedication to Each Other Through Servant Leadership

  • Creating Value for Shareholders, Customers and Employees

  • Consistently Delivering Our Commitments.

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 link

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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