Product Design Engineer


Gore is a technology-driven global company built on entrepreneurial innovation, integrity, and teamwork. Through our product leadership, we have been changing lives and changing industries including medical devices, fabrics, electronics, and manufacturing for more than 55 years.

Those who choose Gore, want to discover and explore new ways - using their passion and knowledge. Where doing so as part of a strong and engaged network is as important as individual performance.

You will be responsible to ensure product designs meet quality requirements, customer specification requirements,  design for manufacture and process/manufacturing requirements, and other fitness-for-use considerations. You will create assembly CAD drawings, models and technical specifications based on customer needs, specification review output and Application Engineer design input. In addition you will identify opportunities to improve manufacturing costs through the standardisation of raw materials, components, and/or intermediates in the creation of new designs or modification of existing product designs. Importantly, you will partner with Application Engineers to ensure product design output meets design input requirements, and also Product Process Engineers and Manufacturing associates to review manufacturing requirements, test procedures for inspection, and design for manufacture considerations. You will understand detailed cost considerations in design creation and component selection and also co-ordinate cross-functional design-related activity to achieve timely completion of designs. Key will be the ability to collaborate globally with other Product Design Engineers to share best practices, fundamental knowledge, and design learnings. In addition you will implement and/or utilise standardised product design software/systems; establish and document Product Design rules in partnership with others; explore alternative designs to meet application performance requirements, optimise costs, and/or build fundamental product design technical knowledge and document accordingly. Finally you will support Application Engineers and Product Specialists in product design, application, and program-related queries and also review and approval of drawings and technical specifications.

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering as well as 3+ years’ experience in technical product design: Product Design Engineering, Application Engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Solid knowledge of engineering fundamentals and ability to apply this knowledge to product design and manufacturing.
  • Strong working knowledge of drafting and/or modelling software (AutoCAD, SolidWorks, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise, initiate, and drive projects to completion.
  • An understanding Signal Integrity principles and ideally a basic knowledge of RF and Microwave principles.
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills, along with proven team working and collaboration skills.
  • Ideally familiar with AS9100 quality requirements and Mil-Std specification requirements plus knowledge of typical commercial and military cable/assembly applications, and of cable assembly design software.
  • Preferred experience in cable assembly fundamentals, including: materials selection, dimensions, and configuration understanding to electrical and mechanical performance requirements.
  • Travel up to 5%.

The Fine Print: In addition to interesting job opportunities and a unique culture, Gore offers its Associates many attractive benefits: work-life balance and sports programs, attractive social benefits, childcare subsidies, generous holiday entitlement, flexible workplace design and working practices, diversity initiatives, as well as subsidised cafeterias and coffee areas.

You want to make a difference?

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Application Details

Marko Kuckuck
+49 6039 9345-0
Our Recruiting Team will be pleased to answer your questions on:
+49 (0)89 4612 2800 or toll free on +800 4612 2800

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