The largest investment by an auto supplier in the City of Detroit in over 20 years is well underway.
Auto supplier Flex-N-Gate Detroit will soon be hiring over 400 employees. The positions will range from hourly workers to management.
Flex-N-Gate owner Shad Khan has committed to hiring Detroit residents first.
The company will be partnering with Detroit Works to help Detroiters get the training they need.
Courses at Detroit Works are expected to start in February and will run through December 2018. Training will be available for over 300 Detroit residents throughout the year. You can find out more information about the training and employment here.
Construction on the 480,000 square foot, $160 million facility is more than halfway complete. This build-up in hiring employees is to prepare for the opening of the Flex-N-Gate facility in October.
The facility will supply auto parts to Ford Motor Company once it opens.