Gauge Technician
Flowery Branch, GA 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

Location: Flowery Branch, GA
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Job Function:

Inspects, repairs, and adjusts gauges, measuring instruments, and testing equipment for conformance to blueprint specifications.

  • Verifies accuracy of manual gauges and measuring instruments using master gauges (rings) or master parts.
    • Obtains master rings or parts from gauge room.
  • Examines gauges or measuring instruments for wear or adjustment; inspects parts for wear, warping or other defects.
  • Completes calibration in gauge room.
  • Supplies manufacturing/operations with gauges, master rings or tooling.
    • Uses hand cart to transport gauges, master rings or parts.
  • Repairs, maintains, calibrates, and sets up automatic gauges in accordance with preventive maintenance schedule and/or production schedules.
    • Realigns and/or replaces worn parts, recording pre- and post-work condition of equipment.
    • Cleans and lubricates equipment.
    • Trouble shoots electronic boards from automatic gauges, using ohmmeters to check voltage and continuity and hand-held soldering tool when necessary for repair.
    • Set up, repair, calibration and maintenance is performed throughout manufacturing.
  • Conducts capability studies on automatic gauges in accordance with preventive maintenance schedule.
    • Sets up, loads, operates and monitors production or assembly runs on thirty parts (ten parts, three times each) before and after adjustments or repairs to automatic gauges; records measurements.
  • Assists with inspection, trouble shooting, dimensional checks on production runs.
  • Sets up and operates optical comparator, Talysurf/Talyrond, universal measuring machine (Mahr), MWA160, Contracer, etc. to verify dimension of parts against blueprint specifications.
    • Enters identifying data into computer.
    • Secures part and equipment; compares blueprint to specifications and calculations on computer monitor and records results.
  • Maintains records on calibration schedule, location and movement of all gauges, indicators and micrometers, and all completed calibration and repairs, both manually and on computer.
  • Maintains set-up, calibration, and gauge repair logbooks.
  • Browses Cribware data base to track purchase parts, tooling, etc.
  • May issue purchase orders to requisite tooling and gauges.


  • High school diploma or GED


  • Minimum of 3-5 years manufacturing experience
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to stand for long periods
  • High competency with process improvement
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to work alone or in team environment

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!

SKF Celebrates Diversity in the Workplace! We actively develop ourselves and our teams to enable outstanding delivery. Trust the strength of diverse teams and encourage agile ways of working.

Health and Wellness Benefits. SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!

Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested). And regardless of your participation, SKF automatically contributes 5% into your account per pay period (3 Years Vesting).

SKF Cares! The four fundamental cornerstones of SKF Care - Business, Environment, Employees and the Community are critical for us to sustain long-term success.

Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!


Equal Opportunity Employer/Disable/Veterans


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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