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Equipment Project Manager

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

Job Description:

About the Role: We are looking for a Technical Equipment Project Manager to join our Gore Medical Design & Automation team. In this role you will be responsible for delivering equipment solutions to support Medical Products Manufacturing and R&D equipment. You will be facilitating and driving equipment projects utilizing internal and/or external resources.

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


  • Work with internal customer to understand equipment needs vs. wants and develop accurate user requirements
  • Ensure the translation of user requirements and technical specifications into equipment specifications that are achievable and verifiable
  • Recommend best solutions based on cost, technical feasibility, and timelines to perspective customers
  • Act as liaison for issues arising between internal customer and supplier in coordination with Equipment Strategic Sourcing Team
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and tools to ensure successful project execution in alignment with Gore standards
  • Review SOW (Statement of Work) for projects and provide input on terms for contractual agreements (e.g. Supply, Development, IP)
  • Support and drive multiple custom equipment projects utilizing internal and/or external resources as appropriate to meet business needs
  • Effectively communicate project status with all stakeholders
  • Lead and motivate teams to successful project outcomes
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required within the scope of position

    Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Software Engineering or other related Bachelor's degree
    • Minimum of 5 years in supporting manufacturing and/or in automation industry
    • Minimum of 3 years experience in project management, design, specification, qualification, or procurement of automated manufacturing equipment or other technical goods and services
    • Experience driving transformational change and successful track record of continuous improvements
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including experience in writing functional and technical specifications
    • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
    • Ability to influence Associates across organizational teams
    • Ability to participate in development and own execution of strategic plans while successfully managing multiple priorities
    • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in project scope, resource changes and delivery schedules
    • Ability to travel up to 15-20%

      Desired Qualifications:
      • Experience with medical manufacturing equipment design and/or procurement
      • Experience supporting early stage/new product development
      • Experience with project management, contracts and/or negotiations

        This position requires access to export-controlled areas and information. Candidates must be "U.S. persons" as th at term is defined in 8 USC -1324b(a)(3). The term "U.S. persons" includes resident aliens ("green-card" holders) as well as certain refugees, asylum-holders and residents qualifying for temporary residence under the terms of 8 USC -1255a.

        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 , Equipment Project Manager, Executive , Flagstaff, Arizona

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