Job Description

  • Job LocationsCA-ON-Bradford
    Posted Date2 months ago(9/17/2018 12:54 PM)
    ID
    2018-4400
    # of Openings
    3
    Department
    Engineering
  • Overview

    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

    FlexNGate is a dynamic, privately owned OEM auto parts manufacturer with 68 manufacturing facilities in 11 countries. The FlexNGate Mechanical Assembly Group designs, develops, validates, and manufactures high quality automotive mechanical assemblies such as: Jacking Systems, Conventional & Electronic Pedal Assemblies, Park Brake Assemblies, Door, Hood & Trunk Closure Systems and Spare Tire Winch Assemblies. These parts are supplied as original equipment to virtually every major automotive manufacturer in the world.

    Responsibilities

    We are looking for 3 student interns with an interest in Mechanical Engineering to join us for a 14 to 16 month work term starting in the spring of 2019. Successful candidates will be given projects to complete using all of the resources available at our facility. We have a creative, stimulating working environment and follow a "Can Do" corporate culture from the office to the factory floor. The possible activities within these positions will include a challenging mix of:

    • Participation in value analysis studies and industry related R&D projects. Computer modelling of mechanical systems with follow up to testing for design validation of the part.
    • Participation in the design, building, testing and analysis of prototype assemblies.
    • Competitive product benchmarking and analysis.
    • Assisting in product cost estimating and the preparation of quotations.
    • Some limited OEM customer interaction.

    Qualifications

    We're looking for "Hands On" type Mechanical Engineering students that have completed their 3rd year of engineering school and are highly motivated self-starters with a strong mechanical aptitude. This is to be combined with excellent written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work within a team environment. Computer literacy with Microsoft Office products and a CAD software environment are preferred. Formal training or job experience in the operation of power hand tools is also a benefit. Each successful candidate must have a valid Ontario G2 licence (full G licence preferred) and the ability to travel to the US is beneficial.

    Location for Work Term:

    Flex N Gate-Product Development Centre

    75 Reagens Industrial Court

    Bradford, Ontario

    L3Z 0Z9

    Benefits

    Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. Ontario Human Rights Code and AODA.

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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