Gauging Engineer

Danville, Illinois, United Statesthyssenkrupp Dynamic Components Danville LLC

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Professionals
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Quality Management
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2024/05/21
Job number:US_RS_07544
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The Gauging Engineer position is an essential part of maintaining and exceeding expectations within the thyssenkrupp Quality Management System. Gauging Engineers provide mechanical and administrative gauging services plant wide, including but not limited to maintenance, repairs, troubleshooting, calibration, Gauging and Measuring Plans, organizing of spare parts and liaising with OEMs on all issues pertaining to gauges. Actively participates in a team environment to maximize production efficiencies in producing a zero-defect product. This position requires a strong commitment to safety.


To perform this job successfully, a successful candidate will be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Education: Gauging Engineer: Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field. Quality experience preferred. Automotive experience preferred.
  • Sr. Gauging Engineer: Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field plus 4-6 years of industry-related experience required.
  • Language: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Technology: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. SAP experience preferred.
  • Travel: Occasional travel, up to 10% including international
  • Other: IATF 16949, 8-D Analysis, APQP, PPAP, Control Plan, FMEA, SAP, and root-cause analysis experience preferred.

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Key Deliverables:

The Gauging Engineer serves as an engaged and trusted source in the organization. Success in this role is measured by meeting SQDC, departmental, and/or company specific KPI’s. Key deliverables to ensure success are listed below:

  • Maintains a safe working environment by complying with all safety and environmental policies in the workplace. Advocates for and promotes a safe work environment by reporting Near Misses and/or other safety and environmental hazards, wearing all required PPE and encouraging others to do the same.
  • Monitors calibrations and Measurement System Analysis records with software database.
  • Participates in internal and external audits.
  • Participates and coordinates any gauging functions needed for part approval, special runs, or prototype builds.
  • Program and maintain gauging strategies throughout the plant.
  • Organizes and administers internal and external training programs for the Gauge Group in coordination with the Quality Lab and Gauging Supervisor. Training programs will include.
    • Technical skill and knowledge workshops.
    • On-the-job coaching and mentoring.
  • Plans and implements Gauge Group cross training throughout the plant to promote improved capability, process knowledge and experience.
  • Drives Gauge Group capability for Preventative Maintenance and Total Predictive Maintenance (hereafter referred to as PM and TPM).
  • Coordinates with the Production Cell Teams, Controls Group and Mechanical Group to organize technical resources and materials, and to direct repair activities for production equipment using Work Orders.
  • Coordinates with the Production Cell Teams to implement approved Continual Improvement ideas submitted by Work Order.
  • Works closely with other Operations Staff to facilitate and participate in Program Management projects, Lean Manufacturing activities and facility improvements.
  • Works closely with Quality, Production, and Process Engineering staff to improve safety, quality and performance.
  • Reports out to the Quality Manager or Control Supervisor such information as is required on a weekly or monthly basis, or by request to the wider Operations Group. This might include.
    • Work order reports by time, work type or individual.
    • SAP reports by PO, Vendor or Cost Center.
    • Maintenance reports and schedules by machine or timeline.
  • Creates draft work procedures for PM and TPM tasks.
  • Monitors the established housekeeping standards for all Gauge Group work areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Has authority to stop processes to correct quality, safety, or environmental problems, to identify and place suspect product on quality hold, and to promptly notify supervisory personnel when processes become noncompliant.

Your benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Supplier Discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Exclusive free medical services through our partnership with Everside Healthcare for employees and their dependents 3+ years of age.
  • 401(K) Plan with 5% Company match!
  • Annual Bonus Eligibility of 4% of your base salary!


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$66,000 - $90,000 Per Year

Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

thyssenKrupp Dynamic Components is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age and veteran status or any other protected status required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us at


The business unit thyssenkrupp Dynamic Components is one of the leading automotive suppliers and development partners for highly complex drivetrain technologies. Around 3,500 employees produce 27 million drivetrain components a year at ten locations in Germany, Liechtenstein, Hungary, China, USA, Brazil and Mexico. The product range mainly comprises assembled camshafts, valve train systems and rotor shafts for high-end combustion, hybrid and electric engines. Further products for battery electric vehicles are already at an advanced stage of development. With our manufacturing and automation expertise, we make a significant contribution to reducing emissions for sustainable mobility.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


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Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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