Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Flagstaff


Experienced Product Development Quality Engineer - Medical Devices-181119
Gore® is a technology-driven global company built on entrepreneurial innovation, integrity, and teamwork. Our diverse portfolio includes everything from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics. Through our product leadership, we've been changing lives and changing industries for more than 50 years. What can you change by joining GORE? Visit to find out.
Job Description
GORE Medical Products has provided creative therapeutic solutions to complex medical problems for 35 years, saving and improving the quality of lives worldwide. As a leading manufacturer of vascular grafts, endovascular and interventional devices, surgical meshes for hernia repair, and sutures, we are looking for an experienced New Product Development Quality Engineer to join our team in Flagstaff, AZ.
Just 150 miles north of Phoenix and 80 miles south of the Grand Canyon, Flagstaff is an ideal place to join GORE and change. Surrounded by pine forests and mountains, Flagstaff offers natural beauty, small-town charm, a vibrant educational community, and a diverse culture. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy all four seasons here, with 300 days of sunshine and a variety of recreational activities. A major employer in Arizona's growing bioscience sector, GORE has led Flagstaff's growth in medical device jobs since 1975.
If you are searching for a company where you can make a difference, we're looking for you. In this role, you will be responsible for key aspects in the development of new products, while also leading, assisting, or mentoring as needed. You will be involved in the creation of new prototypes and evaluation of fitness for use of materials, designs, processes, and tests. You will also work as part of a project team and with other technical associates in the Medical Products Division (MPD) to transition a product from concept to manufacturing.
Responsibilities include:
Developing an in-depth understanding of user needs
Participating in the device design cycle on a fast-paced product development team
Translating user needs into design inputs and/or design specifications
Developing and validating test methods for the range of design verification activities required for endovascular devices
Performing and documenting design verification activities
Understanding product processing and manufacturing methods in order to transition new products into manufacturing
Selecting, evaluating, and validating components from various potential supply sources
Using the quality, complaints, design control, corrective and preventive action, risk management, and non-conforming product systems
Designing, executing, and analyzing experiments based on statistical techniques
Developing visual standards
Writing procedures and also training and assisting technical associates
Contributing to and/or managing various Design Control activities
Mentoring and driving best practices across multiple product teams
Required Job Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in science or engineering
Minimum of 3 years' experience in product-development engineering
Experience in test method development and specification development
Demonstrated ability to prioritize, initiate, and drive projects to completion
Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
Knowledge of Design Control activities and best practices
Solid knowledge of engineering fundamentals and ability to apply this knowledge to manufacturing and product design
Knowledge of the fundamentals of statistics
A work style of hands-on involvement with all phases of projects
Ability to network and interact effectively with a broad range of associates internally as well as external suppliers spanning various disciplines and responsibilities
Ability to work effectively in team situations as well as independently
Desired Job Qualifications:
Advanced technical degree
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.)
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About the company

Gore is a materials science company whose associates are driven by curiosity and the opportunity to improve lives through our products and innovations.

Working closely and collaboratively with our customers, we devise best-fit solutions that work the first time and every time — delivering a high standard of reliability expected by our customers and the people they serve. With products ranging from medical devices that treat aneurysms to high-performance GORE-TEX® Fabrics, and with over 2,000 patents granted in our 55-plus-year history, we’re committed to innovations that improve lives.

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