Career Path

Explore, innovate, and grow with a job at Gates.

Creating the highest quality industrial and automotive solutions in the world takes world-class talent.

Find your perfect career now 

Whether you are looking for a career in North America or one of our many international locations, Gates is the place to excel in:

  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • HSE
  • Legal
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Supply Chain Management

Engineering

When you join Gates engineering team, you become an industry-leading innovator in the science of motion performance. You’ll start with an understanding of customer and market needs, and then research, design, develop, and test custom solutions that save costs, increase production, improve safety, and conserve energy for operations all over the world. Whether your focus is in manufacturing, process, quality, packaging, or electrical engineering, help Gates build efficient and effective components and systems for the ever-growing industrial and automotive industries.

Operations

From running day-to-day processes to helping Gates achieve long-term business goals, Gates operation employees understand manufacturing technologies and their impact on business, quality, continuous improvement, and change management. Protecting our factory and field employees is of utmost importance to us, so we work together to implement safety measures and work practices that minimize risk. Whether you work in an executive position or in production on the plant floor, we want your job at Gates to be exciting, secure, empowering and rewarding.

Sales & Marketing

Our sales and marketing representatives collaborate to communicate the key value propositions of Gates solutions to the many industries we serve. From market analysis and segmentation to pricing and channel management, our sales and marketing teams bring our brand promise to life. Every day we derive success from understanding Gates business objectives and communicating the benefits of working with us to our esteemed customers and partners.

Finance

Gates offers a range of finance and accounting opportunities for employees, in roles from financial analyst to the executive level. Join the team of number crunchers who monitor, forecast, and help drive the financial health of our vast organization.

Information Technology

Business analysts, systems architects, network and IT engineers, and technicians discover rewarding careers in the ever-evolving, systems-dependent world of Gates.

Human Resources

Our HR experts use advanced software and processes to keep compensation and benefits, recruiting and talent management, and other important facets of Gates life running smoothly. 

Awards & Recognition

At Gates, we know it’s our people who keep us moving. We recognize the dedication of our employees with a Service Award after one year, and in five-year increments thereafter. We also issue Winner’s Circle Awards to those who drive our continuous improvement efforts forward, uncovering cost saving opportunities in our production and distribution facilities. Every two years, we award our highest recognition to individuals who best exemplify the spirit of innovation inspired by our founder with the Charles C. Gates Award for Excellence.

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Straight from the source

“Gates has given me experiences that I couldn’t have imagined when I started as an application engineer. I was encouraged to step outside engineering and have now had successful roles in marketing as well as strategic and tactical business planning.”

- Shannon, Metals Program Manager, Denver, CO