Electrical/Controls & Automation Engineer
W. L. Gore & Associates 15 reviews - Phoenix, AZ

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Gore is a technology-driven global company built on entrepreneurial innovation, integrity, and teamwork. Through

our product leadership, we've been changing lives and changing industries including medical devices, fabrics,

electronics, and manufacturing for more than 50 years.

The Medical Products Division of W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. is seeking an Electrical/Controls & Automation Engineer. This person will work with manufacturing and machine design teams and will be responsible for the identification, conception, specification, design, build, implementation and support of manufacturing and test equipment.

Duties will include the following:
Interpret equipment requests and develop design specifications

Design of controls systems including motion, vision, robotics, and SCADA

Development of safe R&D, test, and manufacturing equipment

Writing and validation of new Software

Document systems, software and electrical schematics

Write supporting documentation for manufacturing per Quality System requirements

Propose projects and complete within time & cost estimates

Support manufacturing by performing installation and operational qualification, troubleshooting and modifying existing equipment


Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related degree

Minimum of 3 years experience in relevant field

Programming experience

Safe electrical practices

Good verbal and written communication skills required

Must have the legal and ongoing authority to work in the US

Programming experience in .NET, LabView, C++ and PLC's

Experience with motion control systems

Experience with AutoCAD or AutoCAD Electrical.

Able to develop machine design concepts based on needs for product quality, process capability, and/or manufacturing throughput needs

Proficiency at integrating computer hardware/software, motion control and instrumentation components

Experience implementing temperature, strain, flow and pressure transducers and other sensors

Development and understanding of control algorithms

Understanding of data acquisition systems, instrumentation and calibration

Experience in electrical trouble shooting and equipment maintenance in a manufacturing environment.

Knowledge of industrial control concepts such as RS232 and Ethernet communications protocols, distributed I/O, analog and digital signal processing

Experience with Machine Vision Systems, Lasers, and Laser systems

A work style of hands-on involvement in all phases of a project

Experience in the medical device or other regulated industry

Understanding of electrical standards such as NFPA 79 and NEC

EEO/AA Employer (applies to all positions located in the U.S.)




Primary Location


North America-United States-Arizona-Phoenix



Day (1st shift)

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15 reviews
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) is a technology-driven global company built on entrepreneurial innovation, integrity, and teamwork. Our...