• Gates Corporation
  • $82,220.00 -115,440.00/year*
  • Rochester, MI
  • Engineering
  • Full-Time
  • 470 Lexington Dr

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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.

This position is responsible for developing and maintaining product properties and models essential to computer aided engineering applications. This includes developing physics and analytics models, test methods, coordinating testing, developing fatigue models, automating data collection and analysis, and managing relevant data for multiple product lines.


  • Evaluating, updating, and developing various product models essential to computer aided engineering applications.
  • Coordinate implementation of product models with software development, product development, and product line management.
  • Developing and standardizing test methods to determine critical product properties.
  • Coordinating and collecting relevant data from a variety of sources including laboratory testing and application measurements.
  • Automating the data collection and analysis to speed future development


  • Operates under general direction from senior professional.
  • May provide guidance and work direction to less senior professionals.
  • May lead project teams under the direction of a team sponsor.



  • Five years of applicable experience within the areas of product development, application/system engineering, advanced analysis, or product data development.
  • Experience with probability, reliability, and statistical methods in engineering.
  • Experience in multi-variable regression and fitting multi-variable models.
  • Experience with MS Excel, MATLAB, Python, R, MATHCAD, Minitab, DesignExpert or other equivalent tools.
  • Prefer experience with higher level programming languages (for example C#) and developing macros in Excel.


  • Demonstrated ability to design experiments to efficiently determine constants for multi-variable models of product performance.
  • Demonstrated ability to transform test data into accurate product models.
  • Strong proficiency with calculation tools.
  • Good listening skills, builds strong relationships, is flexible/open-minded, negotiates effectively, solicits performance feedback and handles constructive criticism.
  • Builds collaborative relationships, shares knowledge and is aware of how individual actions impact others.
  • Targets and achieves results, sets challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, overcomes obstacles, accepts accountability, sets team standards and responsibilities, provides leadership/motivation
  • Ability to communicate complex analytical concepts and results through written reports and presentations.as Oracle.

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; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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

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 gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status or any other protected class defined by state or local law.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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