Process Technician

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 day ago(9/26/2023 10:39 AM)
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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 Process Engineering Technician is primarily responsible for the day-to-day troubleshooting, diagnosis and repair of controls and instrumentation devices on automated industrial machinery.  Secondary responsibilities include installation and improvement of these devices on automated industrial machinery.  The successful Process Engineering Technician quickly and accurately identifies the root cause of equipment downtime and supports the Process Engineering department with the generation and implementation of robust solutions.


  • Support day-to-day manufacturing production processes through diagnosis and repair of unique and chronic equipment problems
  • Continuous improvement of existing systems
  • Install, diagnose and fix programmable logic controllers and other devices that operate automated equipment.
  • PLC and HMI programming and troubleshooting
  • Robotic programming and troubleshooting
  • Responsible to improve equipment reliability and uptime related to automation and controls
  • Other duties as assigned
  • The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Environmental Management System (EMS) as stated in EMS policy CEVPL.00005.
  • The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Quality Management System (QMS) as stated in CQAM.00001 – Corporate Quality Manual.


  • Graduate of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician (Robot and Automation Program preferred) or equivalent education/experience
  • Additional training courses in PLC programming and controls an asset
  • 2 – 3 years of Automotive Manufacturing experience in a technical support role required
  • Strong technical knowledge in the programming, installation, configuration and troubleshooting of automated industrial equipment (assembly, welders, machining centres, etc.)
  • Knowledge of PLCs (Allen Bradley, Omron), Robotics (ABB, Fanuc), HMI programming, Vision Systems (Cognex, Keyence)
  • In-depth working knowledge of load cells, potentiometers, torque transducers and related amplifiers and signal conditioners
  • Superior analytical capabilities
  • Problem-solving and decision-making
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks


• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance
• RRSP retirement savings plan
• 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.   Ontario Human Rights Code and AODA.


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