Job Description

Posted Date4 days ago(7/18/2024 9:00 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

The Weld Maintenance Technician is in charge of run welding processes to ensure the integrity and quality of products, always seeking to optimize resources and continuous improvement. This is a 3rd Shift position from 10pm - 6:30am. starting pay at $32.50/hr + $0.75 shift premium.


  • Modify and maintain welding applications using Fanuc & Nachi Robotic Welding
  • Modify and Maintain (PLC AB) backups for welding equipment
  • Modify and maintain weld schedules, setup/changeover, setup parameters for MIG welder, Spot and projection welding applications.
  • Modify weld fixtures setup to improve or correct welds/components position as per drawing specifications.
  • Support Production and Maintenance departments in troubleshooting and repair of the welding equipment.
  • Identify and implement continous improvement projects for increasing plant efficiency and cost reductions.
  • Participate in 8D Discipline Report to implement process or product corrective and/or preventive actions
  • Update welding PFMEA for various products as requested
  • Validate and maintain records of welding control parameters
  • Assist in training and methods for welding operations
  • Optimize the performance of welding consumables
  • Support plant quality system
  • This job description is not all inclusive. The duties, experience, functions, and any other descriptions herein may be changed at any time and other duties may be assigned as necessary.


  • Community college/technician school diploma in Welding Engineering Technology, certified Weld Technician from a recognized body or at least four (4) years related work experience in a welding manufacturing environment
  • PLC Programming using Allen Bradley Preferred, but not required.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Welding Standards
  • Leadership
  • Basic skills in full Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to follow guidelines
  • Must be a highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with an attention to detail
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Interpersonal skills are required
  • Troubleshooting ability is required
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated good internal customer service skills

Working Conditions

  • Physical ability up to lift min of 50lbs
  • Manual dexterity required to use on tools and equipment required
  • Overtime as required


• 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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