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If you are searching for a company where you can make a difference, we're looking for you. Gore is looking for talented hands-on individuals who have demonstrated the ability to apply engineering fundamentals to technical challenges and successfully navigate ambiguity to solve problems and deliver results. Gore has multiple opportunities for experienced quality engineers in businesses across the Medical Products Division, Fabrics Division, Performance Solutions Division, and Core Technology.
As an experienced Quality Engineer, you will evaluate fitness for use of materials, designs, processes, tests and products throughout the life cycle of a product. The impact you will have on the quality of our existing products as well as on next-generation and entirely new products during design and development will directly support our Enterprise strategy to develop innovative products that customers can count on.
The ideal candidate will:
Value deep technical knowledge
Be passionate about providing quality support for products that are the highest quality in their class
Excel at collaborating on cross functional teams to influence and deliver positive business outcomes
Recognize the importance of building and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
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, 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
Writing procedures and training associates
Gaining an understanding of product processing and manufacturing
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science
3 or more years of direct hands-on experience in a quality, process, product, or manufacturing engineering role post-graduation
Solid knowledge of engineering fundamentals and demonstrated ability to apply them to development, optimization, and troubleshooting activities
Demonstrated ability to apply statistical analysis to trending, improvements, and troubleshooting
Experience with hands-on product, test method, process or equipment validations
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
to identify potential failure modes, assess root cause, and improve product performance
to own and drive product risk management
make effective risk-based decisions
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Self-starting and able to establish priorities in an ambiguous, dynamic environment
Ability to travel ~10%
Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or Materials Science
5+ years' experience
Experience in the application of Lean, Six Sigma or other continuous improvement tools
General understanding of quality systems, documentation, and methodologies (for example, GMP, ISO 9001, APQP, House of Quality, etc.)
Experience driving support to quality processes (for example, product surveillance, assessing product complaints, non-conformance, CAPA, change management, field events, risk management, audits, complaints, etc.)
Experience transitioning new products to manufacturing
Proficient in basic and intermediate statistical concepts (DoE, SPC, Sample Plans, etc.)
ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) training
This position requires access to export-controlled areas and information. Eligible candidates must be 'U.S. Persons,' meaning any natural person who is a lawful permanent resident of the United States, citizen of the United States, or any other protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).
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 US. 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.)