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Calibration Technician

Location: Monroe, Georgia, United States
Job ID: R0029857
Date Posted: Nov 30, 2023
Segment: Astemo
Business Unit: Hitachi Astemo
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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On January 1, 2021, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Keihin Corporation, Showa Corporation and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. merged to form Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., a world-leading mobility solutions provider focusing on advanced mobility technologies within the fields of electrification, autonomous driving, and connectivity to help reduce environmental damage, decrease traffic accidents, and improve comfort.  The name "Astemo" is derived from the words "Advanced Sustainable Technologies for Mobility" and describes the mission of the integrated company to "provide a safe, sustainable and comfortable mobility life through technologies that contribute to an advanced and sustainable society". Our people are at the heart of achieving these goals, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

We recruit and develop people from diverse backgrounds who can bring their skills and experience to our organization and make us even more effective.  Own the Future and become a part of the team.  We have a current career opportunity as a Calibration Technician.


  • Day to day functions include maintenance & calibration of testing equipment. Including producing schedule for gauge calibration.
  • Test gauges for compliance and conformation of drawing and/or standard.
  • Perform instrument calibration/verification and work with external calibration sources to ensure all gauges maintain a current calibration status.  Ensure Calibration Labs are accredited.
  • Maintain control of calibration tracking program.  Maintain records of tests conducted.
  • Use calibration system for calibration records, standards, measurements and procedures.
  • Conduct technical analysis of problems to determine the root cause of quality/product problems related to gauging equipment.  Review, investigate, disposition and resolve non-conforming issues related to gauges.
  • Assist Quality Engineer with the completing and managing GR&R schedule and master parts.
  • Use statistical tools to analyze data, make acceptance decisions, and improve process capability. (Example: linear regression, cross and linear studies etc.)
  • Provide support to process operators to help resolve non-conforming issues affecting product fit, form or function as it relates to gauges.
  • Recommend modifications to existing gauges and standards, methods, and procedures or suggest new standards, methods and procedures that offer more control.
  • Write Equipment Operation work instructions.
  • Train Inspectors and Operators in the use gauges and final release of gauging standard. Assist or create methodology scheme.
  • Audit and support production lines for gauge handling and usage.
  • Utilize effective communication and problem solving skills to foster an effective team environment, which strives for product quality, job productivity, safe working environment, organizational effectiveness, and continuous improvements.


  • Associate degree in technical field or equivalent experience required, with preference in inspection, engineering, or machinist background. 
  • Ability to set up and run an in plant Calibration system. Ability to make judgment decisions about actions needed to ensure gauges maintain their status of calibration.
  • Advance level experience using inspection equipment such as calipers, micrometers, CMM, Vision Systems and other measuring devices. Ability to create a methodology of measurement scheme for new items that must be measured.
  • Analytical ability required to measure trends for systemic problems and ability to utilize SPC software.
  • TS16949 / ISO14001 environment preferred.
  • Good communication and organization skills.
  • Intermediate or greater level computer skills. Must be a self-starter with new computer software.
  • Requires ability to work both independently and effectively within a team environment to ensure individual and departmental objectives are accomplished.
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and color vision.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications including but not limited to GD&T.




While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk. The employee occasionally is required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


This position works in a warehouse/production environment.  The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The performance of this position requires exposure to the manufacturing areas where certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Since we only hire the best and want to maintain a safe and pleasant work environment for all, final candidates are subject to drug screen and background checks. Hitachi is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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