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There’s a promote-from-within culture at this manufacturing company, which makes Gore-Tex fabrics, medical devices, and more. Nearly half of its hires in the past year were made internally. Employees say they can “literally move to any role in the organization” with the right skills and training—which Gore will help pay for.

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Company Info

Rank last year12
Years on list
20
HQ location
Newark, Del.
Total employees9,889
Job openings (as of February 2017)66
Industry
Manufacturing & Production
Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
$2.9 billion
Year founded
1958
Type of organization
Private
Number of work sites38
Websitehttp://www.gore.com

Perks

100% health coverage
no
Unlimited sick days
no
Onsite fitness center
yes
Discounted gym memberships
no
Telecommuting
yes
Job sharing
yes
Compressed work weeks
yes
Fully-paid sabbaticals
no
Onsite medical care facility
yes
Medical facility at all locations
no
Onsite childcare
no
Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
yes
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
yes
Sick days for part-timers
yes
Health insurance for part-timers
yes
PTO for volunteering
yes
College tuition reimbursement
yes

Diversity

% Women39%
% Minorities21%
% African-American/Black4%
% Asian5%
% Caucasian/White78%
% Hispanic/Latino9%
% Native American/Alaska Native
3%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
<1%
% Two or more races
<1%
% Unknown ethnicity
<1%

Paid Time Off

General PTO21
Total PTO after 5 years
26
# Sick days
10
Max hours PTO for volunteering
8
General PTO for part-timers-
# Sick days for part-timers-

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Engineer
Avg. base pay (salaried)-
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
Most common job (for hourly employee)
Medical Device Assembler
Avg. base pay (hourly)-
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)-
Total pay for most common job (hourly)-
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-

Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

Full-time job growth %-4%
# of job applicants19,004
Avg. # of applicants per opening-
FT voluntary turnover4%
Jobs filled internally325
% Jobs filled by referral12
# New graduates hired48
Avg. college tuition reimbursed-

Training

Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)42
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)42