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Machine Operator - 230584

Company: W.L. Gore
Location: Elkton
Posted on: March 19, 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: The Gore family of consumer products, including our revolutionary Elixir - Strings, is designed to provide superior performance in a wide range of applications. Learn more at gore.com/products/industries

About the Role: Our Elixir - Strings team is looking for a Machine Operator for 3rd shift who will be responsible for operating high speed automated and manually operated machines, and equipment that produce Elixir - Strings for musicians around the world. At times the candidate will partner with technical, skill trades, and Continuous Improvement teams to implement process improvements in the Performance Solutions Division. Standard hours are Sunday evening - Friday morning, 11:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.

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!


  • Perform set-up, inspection, and operation of multiple automated and manual machines, along with recording process data
  • Utilize quality system and maintain understanding of relevant procedures and SOP's; read and follow all process SOPs to perform set-up, inspection, and operation of multiple automated and manual machines
  • Partner with the shop, engineering, and CI teams to help identify opportunities for improvement and participate in Lean Manufacturing System initiatives
  • Learn new processing technologies quickly to consistently increase production levels to meet demand
  • Follow and support all environmental, health, and safety requirements in the work area as well as actively reporting all near misses and unsafe conditions
  • Be a flexible, reliable teammate in a dynamic fast paced production environment
  • Achieve efficient throughput standards for automated and manual string assembly
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed and be flexible in work hours to meet business demand requirements
  • Actively support, practice, and teach the Gore Culture to positively influence others; drive personal development to increase your knowledge and improve the role

    Required Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated skill in a very fast-paced work environment
    • Excellent track record of attendance
    • Basic math and computer skills
    • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; be energized in a team environment where success is determined by the individual's capability to work well with the rest of the team and individually
    • Ability to work overtime as identified by the business and capable of receiving training on any shift
    • Ability to prioritize workload and multitasking
    • Ability to work in a standing position for prolonged periods of time during shift and occasionally lift 30 lbs
      Desired Qualifications:
      • Experience with MES computer systems
      • Demonstrated skill as a high-performance Elixir - Strings machine operator
      • Be passionate about manufacturing products that are the highest quality in their class
        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, Wilmington , Machine Operator - 230584, Other , Elkton, Delaware

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