2020 Innovation in Engineering Program

  • Gates Corporation
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Sep 06, 2019
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Driven by Possibility
Gates Corporation is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. At Gates, we are driven to push the boundaries of materials science to engineer products that continually exceed expectations.
We don’t rest on our rich heritage of innovation. We leverage it to inspire solutions that will power the next hundred years. We invest continually in R&D and technology, so our products not only outperform industry standards; they exceed our customers’ demanding expectations. We invest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us to solve our customers’ diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow. And we are constantly expanding our product catalog and value-added service offerings to support every facet of our customers’ operations. In the most extreme environments and those more familiar, Gates is there with the right product, in the right place at the right time. Whether building original equipment or maintaining products in the aftermarket, we enable companies in every industry to be more efficient, productive, and profitable. 
We are Gates.
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 2020 Gates Innovation in Engineering Program will take you down a path of limitless opportunity. This two-year project based program offers the opportunity to work in one or more of the Gates’ Development & Technical Centers and Production Facilities across the US (specifically but not limited to Colorado, Michigan, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas).  In order to increase Gates’ knowledge and development, assignments will span multiple facilities and/or functions during the length of the program.
Program participants will join Gates’ engineering team and innovate in the science of motion performance. 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 through project-based business assignments.  And the benefits are to gain diverse engineering and manufacturing experience.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis with a deadline of Sunday, October 6, 2019.
  • 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 2019 and June 2020
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship 
  • Manufacturing or experience as an intern or co-operative student in a highly regulated domestic or international manufacturing environment, strongly 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
  • Geographically mobile (you will receive relocation assistance)
  • Prior experience using Engineering software (CAD/CAM), preferred
  • Exhibits the Gates values in all actions and decisions (Values can be found at https://www.gates.com/us/en/about-us/company-overview)
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.
Gates Corporation is committed to providing a safe place to work.  Personal protective equipment will be required when physically in manufacturing settings, including hearing protection, eye protection, and safety shoes. 
Gates Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other consideration defined by law.

Experience level of the applicant we want

Undergraduate, College / Sixth form, High School