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Industrial Engineer

Company: W.L. Gore & Associates
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

About the Role: We are looking for Industrial Engineers to join our manufacturing teams for multiple openings. You will be a member of a cross-functional team supporting commercialized medical device manufacturing. The industrial engineer's responsibility will be to apply industrial engineering fundamentals and contribute to Lean process improvements, data analysis, cleanroom layout design, and demand and capacity plans. The ideal candidate will b e passionate about providing Industrial Engineering support for state-of-the-art implantable medical devices, energized by working for a world-class manufacturer and collaborating on cross-functional teams, r ecognize the importance of building and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships and p ossess strong attention to detail, and excellent documentation skills.

This position will be located at our facility in Flagstaff, Arizona, with the possibility of a hybrid remote work arrangement, depending upon the responsibilities of the role and business needs.


  • Apply industrial engineering fundamentals for process improvement and problem solving
  • Support capacity planning process by managing data collection, capacity modeling, and analyzing and prioritizing capacity improvements
  • Drive quantitative decision making through use of data analytics and simulation modeling
  • Develop, implement, and support manufacturing and supply chain processes to establish optimized, scalable product and material flow
  • Lead cross functional projects to successful completion utilizing project management skillset
  • Apply Lean principles to design and improve manufacturing and other business processes, coach, and mentor other associates on Lean methodology
  • Understand and apply software related to ERP, PLM, CAD, Microsoft Office suites, project management, discrete event simulation, and statistical analysis
  • Leverage broad supply chain knowledge to identify and prioritize improvement opportunities across the end-to-end supply chain
  • Effectively communicate and influence individuals, teams, and across the organization

    Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or degree in related disciplines with transferable knowledge and experiences
    • Solid knowledge of industrial engineering fundamentals and ability to apply this knowledge to manufacturing
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Demonstrated history as an effective team member
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, initiate, and drive projects to completion
    • Ability to be on-site a minimum of four days a week
    • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time

      Desired Qualifications:
      • Preferred 1 year relevant engineering or manufacturing operations experience
      • Medical device manufacturing industry or other regulated industry
      • Class II or Class III medical device manufacturing experience

        Hybrid Working Arrangements are permitted for Associates in the continental United States (US) and Canada, with appropriate approval and compliance with Gore's hybrid working policies, from the country in which they are employed.

        What We Offer: Our success is based on the capability and creativity of our Associates, and we are proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive total rewards program that supports your everyday and helps you build your tomorrow.

        We provide benefits that offer choice and flexibility and promote overall well-being. And in keeping with our belief that every Associate should share in the collective success of the enterprise; we provide a distinctive Associate Stock Ownership Plan in each country as well as potential opportunities for "profit-sharing". Learn more at gore.com/careers/benefits

        We believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workplace. With diverse perspectives, ideas and experiences, we uncover new possibilities and make a greater impact in the world. We are proud of Associates for building on our rich history of innovation, upholding our values and supporting an inclusive work environment where we treat each other and our external partners with fairness, dignity and respect.

        Gore is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applications irrespective of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, status as a qualified individual with a disability, genetic information, pregnancy status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran, gender identity and expression, and any other characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations.

        Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening. Gore will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, e.g., arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws.

        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.

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



Keywords: W.L. Gore & Associates, Flagstaff , Industrial Engineer, Engineering , Flagstaff, Arizona

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