About Us: Gore is a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates.
About the Industry: At Gore, our global support teams bring together extensive knowledge and collaborate closely to support our diverse portfolio of products that solve complex problems and perform in the most demanding environments.?Learn more at gore.com/products/industries
About the Role: At Gore, we look at the world and see endless possibilities to improve life. What are the possibilities that you can bring to Gore?
We are currently looking for experienced Quality Engineers to join various teams in our Fabrics Division, Medical Products Division, and Performance Solutions Division, as well as Core Technology in the Newark, Delaware and Elkton, Maryland area. As a Quality Engineer at Gore, you will be involved in the hands-on evaluation of materials, designs, processes, tests, and products throughout the product life cycle.
Assure product quality across the supply chain by evaluating non-conforming material, identify and resolve quality issues, and implement process/product changes
Partner cross-functionally, both internally and externally, to understand fitness-for-use requirements and drive the specification development of new and derivative products
Evaluate, select, and validate components and materials from various potential supply sources
Champion risk-based decision making based on deep technical and historical knowledge
Identify and monitor key product performance measures and drive improvement
Develop test methods and fixtures to evaluate components, product designs, and materials
Validate test methods and products, and develop visual standards and sampling plans
Embed statistical techniques in execution of all phases of experimentation
Document work via reports, technology notebooks, and the quality system
Gain an understanding of product processing and manufacturing
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering with a minimum of 3 years of hands-on engineering experience in a manufacturing environment post-graduation with demonstrated experienced applying engineering fundamentals
Experience with designing and implementing methods for process control, process improvement, testing and inspection (for example - design of experiments (DOE), validation (IQ/OQ/POQ/PQ), & SPC/SQC)
Demonstrated ability to document, communicate, and present technical bodies of work
Demonstrated ability to prioritize, plan, and champion multiple projects concurrently from development to completion against agreed upon timelines and deliverables
Demonstrated ability to effectively interact and influence cross-functional teams, as well as work on one’s own
Demonstrated ability to leverage critical thinking to identify critical issues and failure modes, creating a framework of action to address these issues and assess root cause and improve product performance
Ability to make risk-based choices (for example, use of tools such as FMEA, FTA, contingency planning)
Ability to make data-based choices (for example, use of statistical analysis)
Ability to build depth in product knowledge across the supply chain in order to develop or improve product quality and/or specifications
Ability to travel up to 10%
General understanding of quality systems, documentation, and methodologies (for example, GMP, ISO 9001, APQP, House of Quality, etc.)
Experience in applying statistical analysis to trending, improvements, and troubleshooting
Experience building depth in product knowledge across the supply chain in order to develop or improve product specifications
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 and development. Learn more at gore.com/careers
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.)