2022 Gates Innovation in Engineering Program

Job title: 2022 Gates Innovation in Engineering Program

$72500 – 77500 per year

Company: Gates

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Job description: 2022 Gates Innovation in Engineering Program


Denver, CO United States

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For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in Colorado, Gates is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation range is specific to the State of Colorado and takes into account various factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to candidate’s relevant experience, qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role.

Are you inspired by challenging the status quo? Do you thrive in collaborative environments that drive results? If so, Gates could be for you.

Gates is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. We push the boundaries of material science to engineer solutions that continually exceed customer expectations.

Let’s simplify it, think belts and hoses. Found in motorcycles, conveyor belts, cars, tractors, blenders, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, & 3D printers just to name a few. Because why not do it all?


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 2022 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, material science, 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. We are seeking highly motivated, ambitious, forward thinking and open-minded individuals who are ready to start their career with us. Could this be you?


  • Must be a current B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Electrical, Manufacturing, Chemical or Industrial Engineering with an expected Graduation date between December 2021 and June 2022
  • Relocation will be provided for candidates that meet the requirements
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without sponsorship


  • Internship or Co-Op experience in 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

) * Global mindset and the ability to thrive in a diverse culture and environment


  • Salary Range $72,500-$77,500
  • Sign-On Bonus
  • Full-Time
  • Relocation is not provided
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance and other voluntary benefit options: benefits begin on the first day of the month immediately following your date of hire
  • Eligible for 3 weeks of paid vacation + 11 holidays (9 scheduled & 2 floating) + 8 sick days. All vacation days are accrued
  • 401(k): 3% company contribution and additional 3% company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Learn more about the benefits we provide at


Founded in 1911 in Denver, Colorado, Gates is publicly traded on the NYSE. While we might operate in a vast amount of time zones we operate as “One Gates” and have a common goal of pushing the boundaries of materials science. 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.

While we expect the best, we also want to give you the best. That’s why at Gates we provide an environment where people can succeed from our policy of “Dress for your Day” (yes – that means you can wear jeans), health club reimbursement, to your ownership of your work/life balance and more. Visit to learn more.


At Gates, we believe that we are better together. Proximity has been important to our success over the years as there are critical items that are simply better when done together. One of those critical items is efficient collaboration. We cannot underestimate the power of informal conversations and connecting face-to-face with our coworkers.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands and fingers to work with objects, tools, or controls; and use office equipment including computers, telephones, and/or copiers/scanners. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Gates 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.

Location: Denver, CO

Job date: Fri, 03 Sep 2021 01:55:43 GMT

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