Job Description

Job Post Information* : Posted Date2 weeks ago(5/17/2023 3:16 PM)
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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 Electronics Technologist is responsible for managing all aspects of electrical design for projects within the organization’s field. The Electrical Control Technologist provides solutions to technical problems and is responsible for job planning and quality production. This position is accountable for the processes of design, testing and continuous development of electrical equipment, components and systems as assigned.


  • Troubleshoot and repair all the Assembling Equipment in a timely manner using sound knowledgeand understanding of Ethernet communication, Control Logic and Programmable Logic Control (PLC Omron & Allen Bradley)
  • Troubleshoot and repair all the Assembling Equipment in a timely manner using sound knowledge and understanding of Ethernet communication, Control Logic and Programmable Logic Control (PLC Omron & Allen Bradley)
  • Repair and maintain robotic devices and computer-controlled systems.
  • Check on meters and gauges to ensure that the machines work well.
  • Troubleshoot assembling systems, investigate the machine/system failures and perform repairs using skills in the areas of pneumatic power, manufacturing processes, electricity, electronics, and mechanical systems
  • Based on their knowledge in the areas of electronics, mechanics, and computers should be able to investigate the machine/ system failure and perform repairs in a timely manner
  • Ensure the safety standards are effective and followed all the time
  • Respond to all emergency troubleshooting on mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic equipment to determine problems associated with the machines
  • Perform monthly EPV Audits and perform EPV corrections, where required
  • Maintain smooth communication with different levels of departments and peers
  • Provide technical assistance and support regarding all projects, installations, and repairs
  • Conduct investigations; recommend changes and upgrades to equipment
  • Upgrade hardware and software for improved process control
  • Communicate findings, upgrades, and troubleshooting to colleagues and management through the e-mail, texts, and voice calls
  • Ensure the calibration of all machines and maintenance after calibration
  • Provide regular system operation training on automated systems
  • Assist in the specification, installation, and modifications of the systems.
  • Must be able to rotate shifts


  • Community College Diploma in Engineering Technology;
  • Three to five years experience in machine controls and PLC programming
  • Automation experience is required
  • Proven project management skills (if no full-time work experience)
  • Work experience with CADKey and PLC programming
  • Proven experience with Robotic troubleshooting and programming.
  • Able to design control circuits and generate electrical schematics
  • Demonstrated understanding of engineering theories and principles
  • Strong presentation, oratory, and verbal skills
  • Able to communicate ideas and recommendations to non-engineer team members in a clear manner
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian electrical standards
  • Work experience with pneumatic/ hydraulic controls, sensors and electrical hardware, and control wiring circuitry.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of required code for operation’s geographical area
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills
  • Able to apply right mathematical methods and formulas to problem solving
  • Able to create alternative solutions to problems


• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance
• RRSP retirement savings plan
• 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. Ontario Human Rights Code and AODA.

Application Instructions

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