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Job title:                             Machinist I - III (2nd or 3rd Shift)

Department / Division:  Global Engineering & Facilities/Manufacturing

Pay Rate:                            $22.89 - $40.62/hour, depending on job classification

Location:                            Ada, MI



What do we need:

We are looking for a Machinist to join our Skilled Trades/Facilities Manufacturing Team. This position could operate on a 2nd or 3rd shift. 


2nd shift, Monday - Friday from 3 pm - 11 pm.

3rd Shift, Sunday - Thursday from 11 pm - 7 am.

What’s special about this team:

Our Ada Maintenance Team is responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing facility and manufacturing-related equipment at our World Headquarters complex. It is comprised of over 100 highly qualified Skilled Trades employees.


Our Machine Shop equipment and technologies are kept up-to-date and modern, and we maintain the equipment to a high standard. We also encourage our machinists to develop skills and abilities on all equipment so they are proficient and capable. If you enjoy problem-solving, multitasking, and challenging work, then this team may be a good fit for you.


What’s special about this role:

In this role, you will interpret engineering drawings/specifications, sketches, and written/oral instructions to machine various components. This person will operate and program manual and CNC equipment, working to close tolerances and inspecting work using precision measuring instruments. You will read, interpret, and edit CNC programming as required to mitigate production delays. Maintain and return all equipment to the proper storage area, such as tooling, jigs, fixtures, and gauges.

Perform routine operator preventive maintenance functions such as daily lubrication, chip removal, and cleaning machines, tables, and surrounding areas as required. Train other machinists as needed. At this level, you will machine complex parts on multiple machines with repeatability and accuracy, troubleshoot equipment problems on the manufacturing floor, develop prototypes to eliminate or facilitate manufacturing bottlenecks, and partner with Research and Development, Engineering, and others to reduce manufacturing costs of machined components.


Required qualifications:

  • One of the following;
    • HS Diploma with a Journeyman’s Card
    • Completion of related Apprenticeship Program
    • Associate Degree
  • Minimum 4 years experience in a facilities/skilled trades environment


Skills to be successful in the role:

  • CNC Machining Centers and CNC programming, including G-code, M-code, and CAD/CAM software
  • Independently performing tasks requiring accuracy and mental application in the use of shop mathematics, GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing), and Feeds & Speeds calculations
  • Setting, using, and reading precision layout and measuring instruments and computer skills
  • Reading and interpreting detailed blueprints and applying tolerancing
  • Metals and plastics machining (including stainless steel, tool steels, aluminum PDFE plastics, Delrin, etc.)
  • Communicating with customers and coworkers to facilitate work completion promptly
  • Using hand tools to assemble, dissemble, and set up tooling and components



This role is not eligible for sponsorship.



Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications, and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.

Amway’s exceptional compensation and benefits package includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Insurance
  • Generous 401(k) contribution schedule
  • Yearly Bonus potential
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On-site Fitness Center and access to digital Wellness tools
  • Discounts on Amway products

Amway is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Amway is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Amway is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, where each employee’s individual uniqueness is valued, creating a culture of belongingness. Amway also proudly hires veterans of our Armed Forces.

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