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A career at Amway is a career in opportunity. At Amway you can explore and grow, make a difference, and find success. Established in 1959, Amway is a multi-billion dollar company, and the world’s No. 1 direct selling business, according to the Direct Selling News Global 100. Amway is a center of health, skincare and home product innovation and top-selling, global brands. We manufacture and distribute 450+ consumer products. More than 17,000 employees worldwide support millions of Amway Business Owners who sell Amway products.

Job title:           Research Scientist Nutrition Quality Assurance – 1st Shift

Department / Division:    Chemical Quality Control - Supply Chain Quality Assurance

Location:          Ada, MI



What’s special about this team:


This active team in Quality Assurance oversees and executes chemical and physical testing for raw materials, in-process samples, and finished goods, following strict customer and regulatory standards in an ISO 17025 lab environment. This team works broadly across our Ada manufacturing complex, with a wide variety of cross functional partners to investigate deviations and out of spec test results. On this team you will be known for strong service and support, proactively identifying corrective and preventative actions, that deliver top quality products to our Amway Business Owners (ABOs) globally. The superior quality and safety standards, which are fundamental to the Amway reputation for quality and value, are upheld by this team. If you would enjoy a role that provides broad quality exposures working with many nutrition products, materials, instruments, and test methods, this team will offer a compelling opportunity to learn and grow!


How you would contribute to the role:


This position offers a role that is largely lab focused, based at our Ada, Spaulding lab location.  In this role, you will support the nutrition business line, involving fiber, mineral, vitamin, and protein testing, offering lab support and testing for raw materials and finished goods for plants producing nutrition/food products.  This role supports the Chemical Quality Assurance team, providing day to day lab support, test method and specification improvements, and technical support and troubleshooting with both instrumentation and process efficiencies.  Additionally, you will act as a key point of contact for contract/suppliers with method alignment and will investigate instrumentation discrepancies to offer resolution.  A sciences background with experience in food/nutrition quality assurance is a requirement, as you will investigate quality issues or Out of Specification results, offering solutions for improvements.  This is a predominately lab focused role, so if you love working in a fast-paced lab environment, this may be perfect for you!


What skills and background will be important to be successful:

  • Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience in a food or nutrition quality assurance environment  
  • Background in nutrition testing, requirements and method alignment with experience troubleshooting ICP, fiber, protein instruments
  • Experience supporting specification development offering test methods support
  • Background delivering solutions with discrepancies or OOS
  • Experience with Empower, Starlims, PLM, SharePoint, JDE, Red Prairie, and Excel
  • Background in food, beverage or nutrition manufacturing operations
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • BS degree in a sciences field or closely related discipline




Amway’s exceptional benefits package includes: Medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance; 401(K) participation; Profit Sharing; Bonus Eligibility; Fitness Center; product discounts.  Look into how Amway can transform your career!  Visit our web site to apply:  http://www.amway.jobs. For additional information, check us out at www.linkedIn.com/company/amway, www.facebook.com/AmwayTalent, and www.twitter.com/AmwayTalent.

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