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Process Engineer - Occluders - 230443

Company: W.L. Gore
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

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: Saving lives and improving the quality of life for patients is at the core of everything we do. This meaningful work gives purpose to our lives and inspires us to create solutions that make a difference in the lives of others. Learn more at gore.com/products/industries

About the Role: We are looking for an entry level Process Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will utilize your skills as a member of a diverse team in providing technical support of commercialized product manufacturing. Your daily activities may include manufacturing process improvements, product quality determinations, hands-on problem solving, and ensuring operator safety. You will be a part of installation, operation, maintenance and upgrade of production equipment and workflow.

Diversity is a core value at Gore. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable work environment for all Associates. We believe every member of our team enriches our work environment by exposing us to a broad range of perspectives to understand and engage with our customers, suppliers, and each other.

This position will be located at our facility in Flagstaff, Arizona, with work from home days possible as part of a hybrid arrangement, depending upon the responsibilities of the role and business needs.*


  • Provide day-to-day process support for the manufacturing of the GORE - CARDIOFORM Septal Occluder and GORE - CARDIOFORM ASD Occluder
  • Become a process expert in the manufacturing processes you support
  • Apply formal problem-solving techniques to determine root cause in troubleshooting product non-conformances and developing and implementing corrective and preventative action (CAPA) plans
  • Identify and address opportunities to continuously improve our processes; and assess opportunities for regulatory, quality, ergonomic, safety, environmental, and cost impact
  • Plan and execute technical work using statistical techniques
  • Partner with experienced engineers in a wide range of process projects throughout the development cycles: scale-up, validation, and improvement (improved safety, cost, quality, capability, and capacity)
  • Continuously develop your engineering skills through training and challenging projects
  • Provide technical support and collaborate with other functions such as Quality, Manufacturing, and Regulatory in execution of work
  • Practice equitable and inclusive behaviors with other Associates to achieve outstanding results

    Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in science or engineering and solid knowledge of engineering fundamentals
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaborate effectively as part of a team
    • Ability to create and support inclusion in your work environment
    • Ability to prioritize, plan, and drive multiple projects concurrently from development to completion against agreed upon timelines and deliverables
    • Ability to make effective risk-based decisions
    • Ability to document, communicate, and present technical bodies of work
    • Ability to travel up to 5%
      Desired Qualifications:
      • Direct experience in a quality, process, product or manufacturing engineering role post-graduation
      • Experience with hands-on product, process, or equipment validations
      • Experience in a Regulated Industry
        *Remote Working Arrangements are permitted for Associates in the continental United States (US) and Canada, with appropriate approval and compliance with Gore's remote working policies, from the country in which they are employed. Locations not eligible for new remote work arrangements include: Alaska and Hawaii (for all roles), and Rhode Island (for wage/hourly roles only).

        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.)

        Our Talent Acquisition Team welcomes your questions at gore.com/careers/contact

Keywords: W.L. Gore, Flagstaff , Process Engineer - Occluders - 230443, Engineering , Flagstaff, Arizona

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