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Gates Corporation is the world's leading manufacturer of power transmission belts and fluid transfer products. Our highly-engineered products are critical components used in diverse industrial and automotive applications where the cost of failure is high relative to the cost of our products. We provide a differentiated value proposition to our customers by offering a broad portfolio of premium product and service solutions for both replacement and first-fit applications across our targeted end markets, which encompass a wide variety of industrial applications and automotive solutions. Gates products are recognized by distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and installers as the premium brand for quality and technological innovation, a reputation we have built for over a century since our founding in 1911.

As an engineering leader with a strong foundation in research and development, Gates is committed to advancing the science of motion performance by developing safe, forward-thinking products, services, and solutions, while fostering long-term customer and employee relationships. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Gates employs over 13,000 people across 100 locations in 30 countries.

If it moves you, there's a good chance Gates has a part in it. Gates. Powering Progress.


At Gates you're going to learn fast. You're going to be challenged. And you're going to get the hands-on experience you will need for a long, successful career. The 2018 Rotational Engineer (RE) Program will take you down a path of limitless opportunity. This two-year program includes 2-3 rotations in Gates' Development & Technical Centers and Production Facilities across the US. In order to increase Gates' knowledge and development, assignments will span multiple facilities and/or functions during the length of the program.

REs will join Gates' engineering team and innovate in the science of motion performance. Through training and on-the-job experience REs gain an understanding of customer and market needs, research, design, development and test custom solutions that save costs, increase productivity, improve safety and conserve energy. Whether your engineering focus is in manufacturing, process, quality, packaging or research and development, you can help Gates build efficient and effective components and systems for the industrial and automotive worlds.

The purpose of this program is to accelerate professional development with technical training and critical business assignments. And the benefits of becoming an RE are to gain diverse engineering and manufacturing experience such as:

* Leadership, technical, and cross-functional competency development

* Acquiring a thorough introduction to engineering and technology from a global product perspective

* The opportunity to work in several functional assignments including: Product Line Engineering, Advanced Materials Development, Applied Research & Development, Systems Engineering, Product Application, Testing Laboratories, Engineering Capability, Product Quality and Manufacturing

* Providing the opportunity to learn, understand, and apply techniques

Job Requirements


* B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Electrical, Manufacturing, Chemical or Industrial Engineering, minimum 3.2 GPA

* Graduation date between December 2017 and June 2018


* Manufacturing or experience as an intern or co-operative student in a highly regulated domestic or international manufacturing environment strongly preferred

* 1-3 years of experience through education, student internships, etc. preferred


* Excellent communication (verbal and written), ability to work as a contributing member of a fast paced engineering team

* Positive attitude and strong desire to learn

* Flexibility to move every 8-12 months during initial two-year Rotational Engineering program assignments (you will receive relocation assistance)

* Prior academic experience as a team leader or group leader for class projects strongly preferred

* Prior experience using Engineering software (CAD/CAM) is required

* Strong proficiency with Microsoft Suite and other ERP systems, such as Oracle

* Exhibits the Gates values in all actions and decisions


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; see, talk or hear. The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Must be able to work in an office or manufacturing environment.

Must be able to travel as needed.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Personal protective equipment will be required when physically in manufacturing settings, including hearing protection, eye protection, and safety shoes.

Please be advised that Gates Corporation does not accept resumes from third-party recruiters.


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