About Us: Gore is a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates. Learn More.
About the Industry: Our diverse portfolio includes everything from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics. Learn More.
About the Role: Are you a Senior Quality Engineer looking for a collaborative work environment where your unique contributions will help ensure our innovative products that improve life perform as promised, time and time again? We are looking for proven Senior Quality Engineers to join various teams in our Fabrics Division, Medical Products Division, and Performance Solutions Division (PSD), as well as our Core Technology business in the Newark, DE and Elkton, MD area. As a Senior Quality Engineer at Gore, you will utilize your subject matter expertise while still being involved in the hands-on evaluation of materials, designs, processes, tests and products throughout the product life cycle.
Assuring product quality across the supply chain by evaluating non-conforming material, identifying and resolving quality issues, and driving process/product changes
Partnering cross-functionally, both internally and externally, to understand fitness-for-use requirements and driving the specification development of new and derivative products
Evaluating, selecting, and validating components and materials from various potential supply sources
Driving risk-based decision making based on deep technical and historical knowledge
Identifying and monitoring key product performance measures and driving improvement
Developing test methods and fixtures to evaluate components, product designs, and materials
Validating test methods and products, and developing visual standards and sampling plans
Designing, executing, and analyzing experiments based on statistical techniques
Documenting work via reports, technology notebooks, and the quality system
Gaining an understanding of product processing and manufacturing
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or science field and solid knowledge of engineering fundamentals
A minimum of 5 years of direct hands-on experience in a quality, process, product, or manufacturing engineering role post-graduation
With hands-on product, test method, process or equipment validations
Driving support to quality processes (for example, product surveillance, assessing product complaints, non-conformance, CAPA, change management, field events, risk management, audits, complaints, etc.)
Making risk-based decisions
Demonstrated ability to:
Initiate, prioritize, drive to completion, and concurrently manage multiple products and projects
Successfully interact with cross-functional teams, communicate effectively, and influence others as well as work independently
Build depth in product knowledge across the supply chain in order to develop or improve product specifications, identify potential failure modes, assess root cause, improve product performance, and drive risk management
Apply statistical analysis to trending, improvements, and troubleshooting
Strong written and verbal communication skills
General understanding of quality systems, documentation, and methodologies (for example, GMP, ISO 9001, APQP, House of Quality, etc.)
Experience transitioning new products to manufacturing
Experience coaching or mentoring other technical team members
What We Offer: At Gore, we offer comprehensive, competitive rewards in the form of compensation and benefits. Among these are work-life balance and sports programs, 401(k) Plan with a gift, Associate Stock Ownership Plan, Health & Well-being program with full health plan, and a flexible working program. Within Gore, you will find a unique culture, diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and opportunities for growth MSand development.
We believe in the strength of a diverse workforce and inclusive work environment. In support of our values and continued success we are proud of Associates around the world who support an inclusive work environment, strive to reflect the diversity of the communities where we operate, and ensure all Associates and external partners are treated with fairness, dignity, and respect.
Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.
Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the U.S. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.
Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)