Job Description

Job LocationsUS-MI-Grand Rapids
Posted Date2 weeks ago(3/31/2021 2:16 PM)
# of Openings
Ventra Grand Rapids 5, 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

Directs and coordinates activities of Manufacturing Engineering department in Advanced Quality Planning and processing materials or manufacturing products in industrial organization by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.


Ability to manage program launches and programs based on customer requirements.

Ability to interact and communicate program milestones and opportunities with customers in a tactful and professional manner.

Directs and coordinates department resources to efficiently support plant operations to meet customer, production and plant goals.

Develop program launch and ramp up plans for new programs.

Development and timely delivery of secondary manufacturing equipment.

Assure manufacturability of new parts prior to launch.

Effectively delegates and oversees work to subordinates as required while assisting them when appropriate.

Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.

Develops or revises standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards.

Controls internal change process thru the C.N.A. process.

Discusses work-place issues with all associates in a respectful manner looking for positive solutions.

Recommend capital equipment usage and manage cost associated with such.

Must be flexible for change and be able to work well under deadlines and manage multiple priorities.

Responsible for maintaining 5S standards as they relate to housekeeping in assigned work area.

Maintains compliance to company policies, work rules, safety & housekeeping standards.

Follow ISO 14001 and TS 16949 Requirements per the standard.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


• 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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