Fred Jackson is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Engineer. He brings 28 years of management and technical leadership in nuclear and chemical processing, uranium conversion engineering, operations, and project management. Since joining Westinghouse in 2004, he has been instrumental in developing and implementing the Westinghouse Manufacturing System (WMS), the model for the Mid-America Conversion Services (MCS) Integrated Production System (IPS), which provides production processes and behavioral tools to safely produce high-quality conversion products. Much of his career with Westinghouse is supporting conversion, uranium and chemical operations, including operations at three MCS past-performance projects: Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility (CFFF), Springfields Fuels Ltd (SFL), and Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) downblending of highly enriched uranium (HEU) to low-enriched uranium (LEU).
Fred’s broad experience as a Program and Project Manager, Manufacturing Manager and Engineer, Supply Chain Professional and Six Sigma Black Belt will instill a continuous improvement culture to achieve DOE’s design capability at the DUF6 plants.