• Internship - Tooling/Stamping Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Urbana
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/11/2018 11:48 AM)
    # of Openings
    Tool and Die
    Guardian West 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 Tooling/Stamping Engineer Intern should expect to learn all facets of the Tooling/Stamping operation. 


    Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    Specifying the type and quantity of machine required for each operation, required tooling, fixtures, and gauges

    Determining the proper take time and the number of pieces per hour that can be produced 

     Assist Tool and Die Makers and Apprentices with projects

    Providing time studies with information needed for labor cost estimates and provide planning with information regarding starting dates, changeover dates and production capacity 

    Continuous quality improvements using Kaizens and other quality improvement tools (the term "tools" includes patterns, dies, jigs, fixtures, machine tools or special equipment) 


    Bachelor's degree, BSME or equivalent BS in a related technical discipline 

    Previous engineering experience in a manufacturing environment, or completion of an engineering co-op/internship

    Strong problem solving skills

    English language competency required with good communication skills

    Strong computer skills; proficient in MS Office

    Ability to work any shift, weekends and overtime as required


    Possess strong problem solving skills (SPC, DOE, Kaizen, and root cause analysis)

    Knowledgeable in areas of mistake proofing and problem solving techniques (MQP process, SPC, PFMEA, and FMEAC, part print reading, GDT Tolerances)


    • 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.




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