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Manufacturing Technician

W.L. Gore & Associates

W.L. Gore & Associates

Elkton, MD, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

About the Role: We are looking for a Manufacturing Technician to join our Flexible Manufacturing team who will help to ensure that we are meeting our operations objectives and business needs. You will be required to cross-train and support multiple manufacturing areas and equipment as needed. This is a night shift position from 11:00pm-7:30am Monday through Friday.

This role will be located at our facility in Elkton, Maryland. ​​

Please note that evening, night and weekend shift positions are eligible for an additional $2/hour shift differential pay (in California, the shift differential pay is $2.40/hour).
Medical, Dental and Vision benefits effective on Day 1 of employment!

  • Operate lamination manufacturing equipment to produce product (including line setup, troubleshooting, inspection, accurate record keeping and data entry, and preventative maintenance)
  • Utilize quality systems, work instructions, and SOPs to consistently deliver products that meet customer requirements, both internal & external
  • Identify and actively participate in continuous improvement efforts
  • Follow and advocate safety practices, including the use of personal protective equipment
  • Work well within a diverse team and contributing to a high performing manufacturing environment

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience setting up, operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting lamination manufacturing equipment
  • Demonstrated basic computer skills and ability to learn more advanced computer applications (i.e., MRP and MES) as well as good documentation and record keeping skills
  • Be willing to adapt to changing business needs, with a willingness to work overtime, weekends, and alternate between shifts if business needs.
  • Willingness to identify issues and find resolutions resulting in good decision making
  • Work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Wear an air hood and pass PS1 test (Medical Surveillance Program) and wear a headset throughout the shift and lift 35 pounds as necessary, operate a powered industrial vehicle; stand for long periods
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities and perform multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to be a motivated and positive influence on team and teammates
  • Demonstrated ability to attentiveness to detail and organization
  • Demonstrated ability to perform quality checks & QA functions

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Computerizes Production Systems
  • Mechanical aptitude

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.

This position requires access to export-controlled areas and information. Candidates must be "U.S. persons" as that 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.

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

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