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Controls Technician - B Shift

at Flex-N-Gate

Posted: 11/13/2019
Job Reference #: 5346
Keywords: automotive

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-MI-Shelby Township
    Posted Date2 months ago(9/19/2019 8:48 AM)
    # of Openings
    Flex-N-Gate Shelby, 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

    This is a B shift position working Wed - Sat from 4:30pm - 3am. 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.


    • Test, troubleshoot, and oversee implementation of new processes
    • install retrofits to existing systems and troubleshoot hardware, software, and instrument problems
    • Supports start-up activities
    • Create and maintain automation processes
    • Over-see testing procedures, writing reports and making sure that the instruments you develop comply with quality standards and safety regulations.
    • Available for support calls 24/7
    • Install, diagnose and fix programmable logic controllers and other devices that operate automated equipment.


    • Completion of a 2-year degree or technical certificate program
    • 3 to 5 years manufacturing experience and a strong technical knowledge in the programming, installation, configuration, troubleshooting and maintenance of equipment
    • Superior analytical capabilities
    • Problem-solving and decision-making
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision
    • Ability to manage multiple projects
    • Experience with Nachi, Allen-Bradley, Mechantronics, HMI preferred
    • Strong electrical and/or mechanical background desired
    • Experience in automotive manufacturing start up facility preferred


    • 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!