Job Description

Posted Date3 weeks ago(7/2/2024 2:04 PM)
# of Openings
Tool and Die
Flex-N-Gate Battle Creek, 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

Lead Tool and Die Repair will assist with leading and coordinating tool room personnel for the shift. Will be responsible for repair and maintenance of production tools and dies.


Work hours 2:30 pm to 10:30 pm

  • Lead to support prioritizing job calls during shift
  • Conduct shift/ safety meetings
  • Schedule staff over time as needed for shift
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair single hit, transfer and progressive dies
  • Works from blueprints and sketches to create or modify tools, dies, jigs and molds
  • Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators
  • Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications, making adjustments as necessary
  • Keep production boards and assignment boards up to date
  • work directly with apprentices to ensure they are meeting requirements


  • Requires High School diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience with progressive and line dies
  • Prefer candidate with a Journeyman Card
  • Must supply tools usual to the trade
  • Ability to pass pre-employment screening including background check, drug screen and physical


• 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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