Job Description

Job LocationsUS-MI-Detroit
Posted Date2 months ago(10/18/2021 2:36 PM)
# of Openings
Flex-N-Gate Detroit, 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

Works independently to construct, repair, or layout tools gauges, jigs or dies for use within the plant.



Reads and interprets engineered drawings, and specifications of tools dies, prototypes or models

Prepares templates or sketches to determine work processes

Positions, measures and secures castings for machining

Sets up and operates CNC machines to cut, bore, grind mill or otherwise shape pieces to correct dimensions

Uses hand tools and operates other equipment such as lathes, grinders, drill presses, etc.

Cleans checks and lubricates machines as assigned

Repairs equipment per blueprints and dimensions

May heat treat parts to ensure conformity to tolerances and specifications

Verifies precise measurements using CMM, micrometers, Vernier calipers and electronic measuring devices

Responsible for maintaining ISO/TS16949:2002 compliance within the tooling discipline.

Responsible for maintaining ISO14001:2004 compliance with the tooling discipline.

Responsible for maintaining OSHA compliance

Note: This description covers the major duties of this job and is not intended to be all inclusive. Duties may be performed of a type that would not alter the rating of this job.



Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Must have 3 yrs, of experience

Must have computer experience

Has the responsibility to aid in the provision of a safe and clean work environment. This will be accomplished by participating in the safety process. Examples of participation would include, but not limited to conducting internal safety audits, investigation of accidents and communication of safety related information.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and talk or hear.

The employee is regularly required to climb and bend

Lifting and reaching overhead and below the waist is frequent. A full range of motion is required

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and depth perception.

Other duties as required.


• 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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