Capacity Planning Analyst

Capacity Planning Analyst

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At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 7,500 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental remediation and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at

Capacity Analyst

  • Work closely with Planners and Schedulers to optimize product flow.
  • Manage and Analyze multiple data systems to Create high-level business production plans, Maintain business processes for Production Control, and Forecast production capacity.
  • Perform short and long-range planning for assigned functional areas and implement approved plans.
  • Understand upcoming project demand requirements and collaborate with the Production Schedulers to accurately understand current and future capacity constraints.
  • Use data from Master Scheduler to perform capacity and resource planning for Production and Assembly & Test (A&T) areas .
  • Construct various scenarios of current and future contract proposals to support business objectives.
  • Build and maintain the capacity and demand models for assigned manufacturing areas.
  • Identify short and long-term manpower and workcenter constraints early.
  • Redirect Program Planner and Scheduler to adapt and meet business objectives.
  • Manage high-level production plans, and communicate plans to PMO and Program Planners.
  • Develop capacity planning data tools, then submit to Operations for review and support.
  • Integrate A&T into production schedules and provide load boards with operation detail.
  • Provide hours analysis to support load board generation and verification.
  • Communicate overall project health to management and PMO.


  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalency
  • Five (5) years' experience in production planning, Inventory Control, or Scheduling.
  • Experience analyzing multiple data systems, planning and forecasting.
  • Understand statistical concepts used to evaluate risk and uncertainty.
  • Highly Analytical Self-starter with excellent communication skills.
  • Experience using an MRP system.

Significant Experience will be considered in lieu of degree** Salary commensurate with experience.

Preferred Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business-related major
  • SAP-PP/DS, ProModel
  • EVM

As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols. As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment.

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


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