Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-MI-Ionia
    Posted Date2 weeks ago(2/10/2020 9:54 AM)
    # of Openings
    Ventra Ionia Main, 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

    Welding Quality Lab Technician


    • Cut and prepare samples complete for micro analysis / examination and measurement.
    • Analyze and determine quality level of welds.
    • Enter data into Data storage system.
    • Analyze warranty return product and report findings.
    • Analyze defective Production welds for Root Cause analysis.
    • Assist Production Welding personnel in problem solving and process improvements.
    • Communicate test results, issues, concerns, etc to the Quality Supervisor, Welding Engineer and Welding Supervisor.
    • Maintain equipment and keep work area clean.


    • Previous experience working in a Welding Test Lab.
    • Associates degree or BS in Welding Technology.
    • Familiar with ‘PAXIT’.
    • CAD skills.
    • Familiar with robotic weld systems.
    • Self motivated with Ability to read and interpret customer specifications.
    • Good problem solving skills, Mechanical aptitude and Strong integrity.
    • Ability to lift average welded hitchplates, bumpers, etc. without assistance.
    • Be familiar with Gas Arc welding, and ‘Stick’ welding and have the ability to operate weld equipment.
    • Willingness to work across all shift times to include overtime.
    • Formal training as a welder.
    • Familiar with best welding practices and quality requirements.
    • Function in a Team Orientated environment.
    • Use and read hand held measuring tools, rulers, calipers


    • 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

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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