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Head Checker- Gauges

Bucyrus, OH, US, 44820

We're passionate about applying our expertise to engineer and manufacture applications that will perform in the most challenging environments. Every day, more than 20,000 associates around the world collaborate to deliver unique solutions and unparalleled value to our customers.


Directs Checker-Gauges in qualifying gauge, gauging equipment and changeover parts used on production lines.  Responsible for ensuring that envelope dimension of each piece of product produced is within  specifications.  Coordinates gauging areas of the QS 9000 program.



Instructs, assists, and may perform any or all the duties of the Checker-Gauges.  


Performs the master recheck and sends and receives all gauging masters, calibration masters, blue blocks, based on the master recheck schedule or ISO9000 requirements.


Responsible for all QS9000 requirements involving measuring systems.


 Prepares requests for reconditioning, replacement, or checking of worn parts, set-up gauges, or other expendable supplies. 


Trouble shoots to determine the cause of, and takes corrective action to eliminate, gauging equipment, gauges and changeover machine parts failures.


Dismantles, repairs, reassembles, and adjusts automatic gauging equipment.


Prepares gauges, gauging equipment, and changeover parts for scheduled changeovers (Production lines changed from one part number to another).


Disassembles, examines and returns to storage, changeover parts returned from production lines.


Handles and moves materials and equipment in and about department using hand truck or by hand carrying.  Keeps tools and work area clean and orderly.


Education and Experience:

3-5 years work experience in manufacturing environment or related education preferred.

Experience with quality gauging is a plus

Technical or mechanical background.

Proven record of reliable attendance, strong work ethic and team skills.

Demonstrated strong math and mechanical skills.

Must have high school or general equivalency diploma (GED)

Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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