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MPG Quality & Gage Technician in North Vernon, Indiana

Description/Job Summary

This position will be responsible for the gaging of parts, maintenance and troubleshooting of our gaging equipment. This position will facilitate the standardization of processes; and the development of new processes and technologies used in the verification and production of the systems.


  • Responsible for overseeing all gaging on crew.

  • Support to develop gaging maintenance instructions and maintenance plan.

  • Support to develop gaging instructions usage and visual aids.

  • Performs maintenance on Gages as required to Standards and specifications (daily, weekly, monthly,…)

  • These positions will work with Gaging suppliers as required to maintain our high level of quality necessary and during gaging acceptance process.

  • Assists in the validation of gages for new processes.

  • Assist on development of new requirements and development for new gages.

  • Confirms feasibility/capability of proposed manufacturing and gaging processes

  • Assists Quality Engineering in the transfer of product and prototypes to and from our manufacturing facilities

  • Supervision of quality data gather and frequencies according control Plan

  • Capability studies of data gather from gages

  • Gage repairers (such as transducers and critical parts of the gages)

  • Perform R&R, linearity, and bias studies

  • Maintain correctly stored gaging measure certifications, gaging prints,..

  • Gaging calibrations

  • Participate on development of APQP, Control Plan, FMEAs and inspection instructions.

  • Incoming inspection Control of components (forging, bolts and bushing)

  • Final auditory of Product prior shipping to customer

  • Scrap control

  • Participate in scrap reduction activities and continuous improvement teams

  • Perform training to machining crew about quality (visual defects), gages and quality equipment, tolerances, SPC, …

  • Make sure that machining crew at the line is aware of boundary visual limits and make them clear

  • Be able to use the CMM, contracer, roundtester, SEM, micrometers, calipers, hard gages,…

  • Work daily to assure parts on hold and Non conforming material are processed according disposition and maintaining the log.

  • Assuring that machining crew uses correctly the SPC.

  • Perform product and process auditories and LPA auditories.

  • Participate on 8D and continuous improvement teams. To be able to update the formats and assuring that other team members make the requirement improvement implementation

  • Other duties required.

  • Required Education*

  • Technical degree beneficial

  • Preferred Qualifications*

  • 3 to 5 years experience working with gaging equipment

  • Tool/ Gage design

  • Must have good technical, mechanical, and controls aptitude

  • CNC machining experience beneficial

  • Understands GD&T

  • Willingness and ability to travel, as necessary

  • SPC Understanding

  • CMM (desired Calypso knowledge)

  • Gage measure usage and understanding

  • Understanding R&R (attributes and variables), lineability and Bias understanding

  • Knowledge of Gage Calibration and measurement traceability

  • Knowledge of Gage design will be beneficial