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Layout Technician

Company: Gast Manufacturing
Location: Canton
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Job Description:

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POSITION TITLE : Layout Technician

REPORTING TO: Director - Quality

LOCATION: Benton Harbor, MI

Who is GAST Manufacturing?

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

As a business unit of IDEX Corporation, GAST Manufacturing has a long history of being the leader in design and manufacturing of quality air-moving products. We specialize in offering cost effective solutions for a wide variety of industries including industrial manufacturing, healthcare, and environmental cleanup applications. We are looking to add more talent to our Benton Harbor, Michigan facility.

*This is an onsite position.

SUMMARY: Executes dimensional analysis on product designated for First Article Inspection both internal Gast Mfg. and/or externally supplied material. Part of the basics function is to also provide assistance to the Receiving Inspection function daily. Communicates with internal and external customers on inspection results.


  • Performs dimensional analysis on manufactured product from various product groups and external suppliers for parts/items in regards to dimensional inspection using the CMM and other inspection tools.
  • Writes, revises, and distributes internal paperwork and documentation concerning the results of said analysis, for rejected internal and external supplier parts (Sample Inspection Reports). Loads all required information electronically in Quality Database.
  • Packages and returns said product, to the supplier, through shipping department.
  • Investigates use of appropriate standards and methods as required. Analyzes and works with appropriate engineer to resolve dimensional discrepancies on part prints.
  • Participates in design review of prints when required.
  • Assists engineering in trouble shoot production issues by measuring product upon request.
  • Assists with Engineering and Procurement in trouble shooting issues with supplied parts.

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum 2 years' experience operating a CMM
    • Recognized training In Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
    • At least five years related experience with blueprints, layout technique, first article inspection and supplier relations.
    • Certified quality technician certification preferred

      • Demonstrated ability to operate personal computer and other various types of office equipment.
      • Ability to multitask.
      • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement
      • Ability to work well in a team environment that promotes: thinking independently and showing initiative in anticipating and preventing problems.
      • Mechanical aptitude using mechanical/physical and visual acuity
      • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills.

        GAST Manufacturing, a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

        The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.

        Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

        IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

        Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at for assistance with an accommodation. These contact tools may be used only by individuals with a disability for accommodation requests. Do not inquire as to the status of an application.

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