Jim Bittner Promoted to BWXT Nuclear Operations Group VP, General Manager

Jim Bittner Promoted to BWXT Nuclear Operations Group VP, General Manager
Jim Bittner VP and General Manager BWXT NOG

BWX Technologies has promoted 32-year company veteran Jim Bittner to vice president and general manager of its Nuclear Operations Group factory in Lynchburg, Virginia.

He succeeds B. Joel Burch, who has transitioned to a new role as VP of the BWXT Innovation Campus, and will oversee a group of approximately 2,200 workers who support the production of naval nuclear reactors and fuel assemblies, the company said Monday.

Bittner most recently served as head of the operations department at the Lynchburg factory and previously served as general manager of NOG’s manufacturing facility in Barberton, Ohio.

“I have known and worked with Jim for many years. His professionalism and dedication to the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program are evident every day,“ BWXT NOG President Joel Duling said.

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