Job Description

Posted Date3 months ago(2/15/2023 8:23 AM)
# of Openings
Ventra Ionia Main, 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

A maintenance apprentice works alongside fully qualified maintenance journeyman to learn the skills of the trade. As a maintenance apprentice, your responsibilities are to assist with a variety of duties, including installing equipment, maintaining mechanical systems, and repairing machines.


  • Log 2000 hour of on the job learning each year to gain the necessary skills to advance to the next level of the apprenticeship.
  • Complete 144+/- hours of formal training annually at MCC (Montcalm Community College) with a "C" letter grade or higher.
  • Maintain written log book of skills worked on and learned that is validated by the mentor regularly.
  • Work side by side with a maintenance journeyman for hands on learning and to ensure safe procedures are learned to work with presses, welders, robots, and other industrial machinery throughout the plant


Applicants for apprenticeship must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Must be of legal age for the trade(s) covered (in no case less than 18).
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Must be able to physically perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Take enrollment test at MCC (Montcalm Community College) and submit passing grades with along with application to HR. Must be able to enroll in necessary classes for apprenticeship program.


• 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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