Job Description

Posted Date2 days ago(4/22/2024 6:25 AM)
# of Openings
Ventra Grand Rapids 29, 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

2nd Shift Manufacturing Supervisor Primary responsibility is the supervision of activities within the plant through assigned team leaders or other subordinate associates. Responsible to ensure production objectives are met in the areas of Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost. The Successful candidate will be one who is looking to advance his/her manufacturing career through development and implementation of standard manufacturing principles and will have the desire to promote to high levels of responsibility within the organization. Starting pay $60,000/yr


  • Exercises direct supervision over 2nd shift department associates with respect to production quantity and quality and meeting production schedules.
  • Assesses training needs and supports employee training, including communication of procedures and work practices to employees in their area of responsibility.
  • Communicates procedures and work practices.
  • Ensures adequate product is available for on-time shipment; this includes product for service orders.
  • Strives to meet production schedules so as to keep overtime requirements to a minimum.
  • Determines causes of production problems and resolves those issues directly or by assigning appropriate resources.
  • Assists in determining root cause of PPMs and non-conforming product and helps come up with corrective actions.
  • Addresses safety issues promptly and thoroughly and reports issues to appropriate personnel or upper management.
  • Maintains compliance to Company policies and work rules, safety standards and good housekeeping practices.
  • Maintains 5S standards as they relate to housekeeping in the department.
  • Follows ISO 14001 and TS16949 requirements per standards.
  • Works with team members / management staff to attain Company goals.
  • Supervise indirect and direct associates on the shift.
  • Participate in career development training and education with the goal to become promotable to management positions.
  • Complete required paperwork in a timely fashion.
  • Support department with coverage, including overtime as needed with little or no notice.
  • Cycle counting products as needed.
  • Maintain a safe work environment while complying with the departmental procedures regarding environmental protection.
  • Helps to foster an environment of teamwork and cooperation.
  • Develops, implements, monitors and enforces standardized work.
  • Completes hourly associate reviews.
  • Initiates paper work for disciplinary action as needed
  • Helps investigate injuries, accidents, or near misses throughout the plant and provides detailed documentation to Human Resources, EHS, Shipping and Receiving Manager and/or Materials Manager



2 year associates degree is required. 4 year degree is preferred. At least two years experience in a manufacturing environment required.


Ability to read, write, understand, and speak English is required.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret production reports. Ability to respond effectively to complaints from customers or associates.


Computer literate or ability to learn computer skills.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills


• 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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