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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 70,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Gage Engineer

Job Req ID:  2661

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent

Objective of job

Takes responsibility for the development and qualification of quality gages for carline projects at all interior sites in the Americas. Coordinates and assures implementation of required changes to gages in series production or their necessary repair.


Principle activities

  • Act as an internal and external contact for all gage related questions (incl. development, maintenance, repair) within the organization and provides related technical expertise.
  • Estimate fixture and gage cost for new program acquisition budgets
  • Create gage requirements manuals for each customer specific fixture development project.
  • Work with Purchasing to support fixture sourcing through scorecard activities.
  • Develop required fixture list with quality sub-project leader, Product and Process Development
  • Manage and track the transfer of all necessary data and drawings to the gage supplier
  • Conduct concept reviews with suppliers during gage design process.
  • Manage the gage design approval process with customer and plant representatives.
  • Create and maintain a tracking matrix to include all required fixtures for each program.
  • Monitor proper implementation of agreed plans by the fixture supplier to assure
    fixture availability in accordance to defined timelines, costs and quality expectations.
  • Coordinate required GR&R activities prior to release for series production.
  • Submit required fixture documentation (e.g. gage certification, Gage R&R etc.)
    for plant and customer approval.
  • Coordinate with transportation for all fixture and gage shipments.
  • Provide engineering estimates and quotes for all PI related fixture changes.
  • Provide plant site support for all fixture issues encountered in series production
    including necessary repairs as needed.
  • Coordinate fixture upgrades related to change management in series production.
  • Assure the definition or further development of existing processes and process documents
    within his/her area of responsibility in cooperation with relevant groups.
  • Perform all other duties as directed by the direct supervisor.


Job Requirements

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

Minimum of 4 years experience within quality or engineering (Automotive industry preferred)

5 years experience in Gage design & creation

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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