Job: Automation Maintnenace Technician

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Flex-N-Gate Urbana LLC


Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

Scope of the Position:

Design, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, program and modification of automated equipment such as (but not limited to) programmable controllers, sensors, vision systems, computers, measuring devices, scanners and related automation equipment and associated machinery.


  • Recommends changes and corrections in circuitry, programs, controllers, sensors and so forth to simplify or improve processes, procedures or safety.
  • Conducts functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability of electric, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical devices.
  • Analyzes and interprets test data. Adjust, calibrates, aligns, and modifies automated equipment.
  • Coordinates with and supports other skilled trades.
  • Writes technical reports, develops charts, diagrams and schematics to describe and illustrate operating characteristics.
  • Will be responsible for the preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on all equipment.
  • Will be required to work on all aspects of automation, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical.
  • Perform facilities maintenance as required.
  • Provide technical support across multiple facilities.


  • Strong electrical skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and program PLC logic.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be familiar with electrical codes and procedures.
  • Ability to perform job functions with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with vision systems a plus.
  • Experience with automated torque systems a plus.
  • Experience with 6-axis robots a plus.
  • Experience in facilities maintenance a plus.
  • High School and/or GED required plus minimum 2 years of vocational/technical trade school or equivalent experience.


• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
• Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
• Paid holidays and vacation time

What do our employees have to say?
“It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
“Lots of growth opportunity.”
“The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
Not just a job—a great place to work!

Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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