Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-MI-Detroit
    Posted Date2 weeks ago(7/3/2019 8:57 AM)
    # of Openings
    Flex-N-Gate Detroit, 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

    The Molding/Door Sequencing Manager will be responsible for managing and coordinating the activities of the Molding and Doors Department's production and operation workers. The Molding/Door Manager will be held accountable for the department's production schedule and efficient completion of orders within the approved budget. The Molding/Door Manager will review completed new tooling and processes to assure a complete and repeatable molding package is delivered. The Manager will also assist molding technicians and production workers in troubleshooting and solving problems. Other duties, relevant to the position, will be assigned as required.


    • Supervise, plan and coordinate Door and Molding operations on assigned shift to maintain production schedules, quality and cost standards, and maximize efficiency.
    • Ensure quality of work, efficient material and work flow, proper use and are of equipment and machines, and proper application of production methods.
    • Organize and assign work to utilize employees’ knowledge, skills, and abilities to the best advantage to expedite work schedules and obtain efficient work performance.
    • Improves productivity throughout the plant through employee training, involvement in and implementation of lean manufacturing practices, and supporting implementation of the Business System goals and objectives
    • Leads employee training and employee meetings to keep lines of communication open
    • Evaluate work performance and counsel and coach employees to maintain safe and efficient work performance
    • Maintain continual focus on reducing scrap to lower production costs as well as reduce possibility of shipping sub-standard product to customers
    • Ensures that plant maintains a safe, clean and organized work environment through implementation and support of all aspects of 5S
    • Maintain conformance with Company policies, work rules and regulations by coaching employees and/ or initiating disciplinary actions as required
    • Manage, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of the Mold production workers who operate machines, fabricate, assemble, finish or inspect parts and products.
    • Establish methods to meet production and work schedules through the co-ordination of work activities with other departments.
    • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality.
    • Request materials and supplies.
    • Train Injection Mold employees on, and ensure adherence to, job duties, safety procedures and company policies.
    • Monitor, assess and manage Injection Mold employee performance.
    • Prepare various production reports.
    • Other duties, relevant to the position, shall be assigned as required.


    • Previous Door/Plastics experience
    • Minimum of 5 year’s previous supervisory/managerial experience in manufacturing environment
    • Must be able to work well under deadlines and manage multiple priorities
    • Experience in Lean Manufacturing techniques
    • Knowledge of requirements of TS 16949
    • Professional/ mature demeanor under stressful situation
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrates strong leadership, motivation, and supervisory qualities
    • Ability to manage priorities and demonstrate a high level reactivity in critical situations


    • 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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