Job Description

Posted Date3 months ago(3/14/2024 12:41 PM)
# of Openings
Tool and Die
Ventra Angola, 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

The Tool and Die Maker position fabricates parts utilizing most of the equipment in the department, i.e. Standard Knee Mill, Lathes and Grinders. The Tool and Die Maker will produce this product in a safe manner, efficiently utilizing Blueprints, Sketches and other oral or written instructions. In addition, the Tool and Die Maker maintains and repairs pre-notch stamping dies, progressive stamping dies and other support equipment and other tasks as assigned as necessary to ensure production requirements are met.


Maintain all dies, support equipment, preventive maintenance and troubleshooting problems. Fabricate details using blueprints, sketches, oral instructions using Manual Mills, Lathes and Grinders. The Tool and Die Journeyman will be able to effectively read detailed blueprints and fabricate parts to specified tolerances using a variety of materials and processes. Other duties as assigned.


Ability to operate Tool and Die equipment including welding and heat treat. Ability to Operate all tool and die manufacturing equipment safely and efficiently. Understand blueprint reading, utilize personal protective equipment per company guidelines. Ability to run a Wire EDM is a plus.

Language Skills: Ability to understand and follow work related instructions. Ability to communicate with a diversified Team.

Mathematical Skills: Basic Math using Standard, Metric measurement systems. Ability to make conversions, trigonometry

Reasoning Ability: The ability to analyze and troubleshoot machinery and processes. Follows directions given by Journeymen, Technical Services supervisor and Technical Services Manager.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations: DOL Journeyman’s card preferred but not required.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described ere are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is frequently required to sit, stand, talk, walk, see and hear. The associate is frequently required to life a minimum of 20 pounds by using hands, fingers and arms. Also required repeatedly is bending, reaching and lifting.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the essential duties of the job, the associate is occasionally exposed to fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions. The noise level the associate is exposed to is usually moderate to high.

$34.00/hour plus a $0.75 shift premium for Journeyman

$32.50/hour plus a $0.75 shift premium for non Journeyman


• 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.

Application Instructions

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