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Quality Engineer

W.L. Gore
Elkton, MD
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About Us: Gore is a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates. Learn More.

  • 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

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or science field and solid knowledge of engineering fundamentals
  • A minimum of 3 years of direct hands-on experience in a quality, process, product, or manufacturing engineering role post-graduation
  • Experience with hands-on product, test method, process or equipment validations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • 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
    • Ability to apply statistical analysis to trending, improvements, and troubleshooting
    • Make effective risk-based decisions
    • Identify potential failure modes, assess root cause, improve product performance, and drive risk management
Desired Qualifications:
  • 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
  • General understanding of quality systems, documentation, and methodologies (for example, GMP, ISO 9001, APQP, House of Quality, etc.)
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.
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.)
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Posted: 2019-11-19 Expires: 2019-12-19

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