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Enterprise Facilities and Security Leader

Company: W.L. Gore & Associates
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

This position may be located in Europe or the United States.

  • Candidates located in EU, please apply to job# 240485

    About the Role: We are seeking an Enterprise Facilities and Security Leader to provide global leadership across our Enterprise in the areas of physical security, facilities, & logistics. In this role, you will be responsible to set overall policy, processes, and Enterprise governance for physical security standards, global facilities, and logistics. These policies will apply across all divisions and countries to ensure a comprehensive global strategy that safeguards associates, assets, information and ensures regulatory compliance.

    This position will be located at a US East facility (Newark, Delaware or Elkton, Maryland) or US West facility (Flagstaff or Phoenix, Arizona), with the possibility of a hybrid remote work arrangement, depending upon the responsibilities of the role and business needs.

    • Drive work to transition from centralized functions to ones that are staffed in each division
    • Work closely with the functional leaders to embed policy and processes
    • Promote collaboration, communication and alignment across the Enterprise to ensure we maintain high performance in the functions
    • Continuously improve the work of the functions through adoption of Gore Business System tools and systems
    • Partner on operational planning across the functions in partnership with each division
    • Provide connectivity to Enterprise Leadership on waterline topics
    • Identify and analyze emerging trends and adjust functional strategy as needed
      Required Qualifications:
      • Minimum 7 years of leadership experience with a proven track record of results
      • Minimum 3 years of experience in subject areas of facilities, security, global compliance and/or logistics
      • Successful experience in negotiating and driving choices with other functions, shared service teams, or businesses
      • Experience in crisis management and emergency response
      • Demonstrated learning agility and ability to navigate ambiguity
      • Proven ability to lead, influence, and integrate in a matrixed environment - both across businesses and functions
      • Demonstrated ability to resolve conflicts while aligning business and functional strategies
      • Demonstrated ability to translate strategy into priorities/goal, drive performance and engagement through coaching and feedback, measure outcomes, and hold others accountable for results
      • Ability to lead in subject areas where you are not the expert
      • Ability to travel 15%

        Desired Qualifications:
        • Experience leading other leaders
        • Experience driving work or leading globally
        • Strong knowledge of local and international building codes, safety regulations, security best practices and global regulatory requirements

          Hybrid Working Arrangements are permitted for Associates in the continental United States (US) and Canada, with appropriate approval and compliance with Gore's hybrid working policies, from the country in which they are employed.

          What We Offer: Our success is based on the capability and creativity of our Associates, and we are proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive total rewards program that supports your everyday and helps you build your tomorrow.

          We provide benefits that offer choice and flexibility and promote overall well-being. And in keeping with our belief that every Associate should share in the collective success of the enterprise; we provide a distinctive Associate Stock Ownership Plan in each country as well as potential opportunities for "profit-sharing". Learn more at

          We believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workplace. With diverse perspectives, ideas and experiences, we uncover new possibilities and make a greater impact in the world. We are proud of Associates for building on our rich history of innovation, upholding our values and supporting an inclusive work environment where we treat each other and our external partners with fairness, dignity and respect.

          Gore is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applications irrespective of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, status as a qualified individual with a disability, genetic information, pregnancy status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran, gender identity and expression, and any other characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations.

          Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening. Gore will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, e.g., arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws.

          Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the U.S. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.

          Our Talent Acquisition Team welcomes your questions at

Keywords: W.L. Gore & Associates, Newark , Enterprise Facilities and Security Leader, Other , Newark, Delaware

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