• GR5 Controls Technician - 3rd shift

    Job Locations US-MI-Grand Rapids
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/26/2018 9:43 AM)
    # of Openings
    Ventra Grand Rapids 5 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

    A Controls Technician is responsible for the installation, calibration and maintenance of automated industrial machinery. A Controls Technician keeps things running smoothly as they check on and maintain machinery. Successful Controls Technicians are able to respond quickly to any problems that might arise.


    Job Duties

    1. test, troubleshoot, and oversee implementation of new processes.
    2. Vision system setup and maintenance.
    3. install retrofits to existing systems and troubleshoot hardware, software, and instrument problems.
    4. supports start-up activities.
    5. create and maintain automation processes.
    6. over-see testing procedures, writing reports and making sure that the instruments you develop comply with quality standards and safety regulations.
    7. Available for support calls 24/7.
    8. Install, diagnose and fix programmable logic controllers and other devices that operate automated equipment.



    1. completion of a 2-year degree or technical certificate program or equivalent
    2. 3 to 5 years manufacturing experience and a strong technical knowledge in the programming, installation, configuration, troubleshooting and maintenance of equipment
    3. Superior analytical capabilities
    4. Problem-solving and decision-making
    5. Good written and verbal communication skills
    6. Ability to work with minimal supervision
    7. Ability to manage multiple projects


    Working Conditions

    • Physical ability to lift 60lbs
    • Manual dexterity
    • Overtime as required
    • Industrial workplace, where PPE is 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.


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