Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-MI-Royal Oak
    Posted Date3 weeks ago(5/23/2019 12:24 PM)
    # of Openings
    Flex-N-Gate Royal Oak, LLC
  • 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

    This position requires the safe operation of combustion or electrical powered industrial lift trucks (hi-lo) designed to safely lift, stack, load, unload, move and transport various materials, tools, equipment and/or products from one location to another location (also includes loading/unloading onto a trailer). Drivers in Shipping must keep area clean and safe, this includes the Yard for racks stacked at a safe height and put in designated areas. Must complete daily Hi-lo checklist.


    Must be able to ascend or descend from the vehicle to adjust the forks, inspect the load to be moved and operate levers or other devices to complete the assigned tasks. Must be able to drive in reverse when vision is blocked.

    Responsible for inspecting the vehicle for proper operating conditions, report deficiencies and operate the vehicle in a safe manner at all times.

    Must pass appropriate physical examination when required. Must satisfactorily pass a written and operating examination. Must have a valid Michigan Driver’s License.

    Must understand and be able to read an order sheet (pick sheet).

    Must be able to work in a fast-pace environment.

    Must know and understand FIFO; understand 7-poimt inspection process for C-TPAT

    Knowledge of loading weight onto trailer, including weight distribution, stack ability, organization of parts best suited for transit.

    Knowledge of trailer alignment for wide rack loads; and verify safety chocks are in place and operation of the dock plates.


    Previous Hilo driving experience preferred due to time constraints in meeting production and/or shipment requirements to customer.

    (There will be minimal Training on driving Hilo-must have previous experience of driving a Hilo).

    General education requirements: H.S. Diploma (including high school math and reading proficiency).

    Must be able to work mandatory OT as required 6-7 days per week.


    • 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

    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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