MPG Quality & Gage Technician in North Vernon, Indiana
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,..
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
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.
Technical degree beneficial
3 to 5 years experience working with gaging equipment
Tool/ Gage design
Must have good technical, mechanical, and controls aptitude
CNC machining experience beneficial
Willingness and ability to travel, as necessary
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