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Senior Line Maintenance Technician

Company: W.L. Gore
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

About Us: Gore is a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates.

About the Industry: Saving lives and improving the quality of life for patients is at the core of everything we do. This meaningful work gives purpose to our lives and inspires us to create solutions that make a difference in the lives of others. Learn more at

About the Role: We are looking for an Senior Line Maintenance Technician to join our Maintenance & Calibration team. In this role, you will sustain, troubleshoot and repair complex manufacturing equipment within a cleanroom environment. Standard hours for this role are day shift, 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., M-F.

This role will be located at our facility in Santa Clara, California.

Pay and Benefits:

  • $43 - $48 per hour
  • This role is eligible for an additional $2/hour shift differential pay for evening, night, and weekend shifts (in California, the shift differential pay is $2.40/hour).
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits effective on Day 1 of employment!
  • We offer a comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive benefits. More details are available at
  • Factors considered in extending an offer within this pay range include (but not limited to) education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Responsibilities:

    • T roubleshoot and repair complex manufacturing equipment within a clean room environment
    • Respond to maintenance service calls, perform scheduled and unscheduled work, installations, and enhancements of machinery and equipment
    • Ensure Quality System requirements are being met
    • Work with multiple teams across the division including production, skilled trades, and technical associates with the dual purpose of maximizing schedule efficiency and minimizing impact to manufacturing
    • Document work performed per procedures
    • Follow, write, and revise M&C standard operating procedures
    • Support other facilities with electrical controls technician needs as necessary
    • Maintain compliance with training expectations as required for this position
    • Perform additional responsibilities as required within the scope of the position
      Required Qualifications:
      • Completion of an Electrical Controls Technician (or equivalent) apprentice program or 2 year technical degree and minimum of 1 year hands on experience or a minimum of 4 years experience in electrical controls and/or automation
      • Electrical experience up to 480 volts, and understand electronics/electrical theory
      • Experience with the following: Pneumatics, motors and gear drives/controls, automation, temperature controls, water systems, pumps, and Product Life Cycle
      • Troubleshoot and repair of complex equipment within a manufacturing environment
      • Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical, electrical, controls systems, drawings/schematics, and measurement equipment (i.e., multi-meters, timers, calipers, etc.)
      • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Power Point, Word), and Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
      • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task under pressure
      • Ability to work weekends and off-hours to meet customer needs
      • Ability to work at heights of at least 15 feet, lift 50 lbs., and work in challenging locations
      • Ability to travel up to 5%
        Desired Qualifications:
        • Electro-Mechanical experience
        • Background in sustaining automated manufacturing equipment
        • In depth knowledge of PLC's and automated controls with the ability to troubleshoot electrical and mechanical process equipment
          What We Offer: At Gore, we offer comprehensive, competitive rewards in the form of compensation and benefits. Among these are work-life balance and sports programs, 401(k) Plan with a gift, Associate Stock Ownership Plan, health & well-being program with full health plan, and a flexible working program. Within Gore, you will find a unique culture, diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and opportunities for growth and development. Learn more at

          We believe in the strength of a diverse workforce and inclusive work environment. In support of our values and continued success we are proud of Associates around the world who support an inclusive work environment, strive to reflect the diversity of the communities where we operate, and ensure all Associates and external partners are treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

          Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.

          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.

          Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)

          Our Talent Acquisition Team welcomes your questions at

          Additional Information
          • Travel%: 5%
          • Shift: Day Job
          • Schedule: Full-time
          • Posting Date: Sep 15, 2023
            About Gore

            For 65 years, Gore has improved lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for Associates. We push the boundaries of what's possible - not just through our products and technologies but also through individual growth and development.

Keywords: W.L. Gore, Santa Clara , Senior Line Maintenance Technician, Professions , Santa Clara, California

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