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Job Title:                             Manufacturing Technician – 2nd Shift (Cosmetics Plant)
Department / Division:  Cosmetics / Manufacturing 

Pay Rate:

         Associate Mfg Tech: $19.87/hour

            Mfg Tech I:               $21.17/hour

Location:                             Ada, MI   

What we’re looking for: 

We are looking for a Manufacturing Tech to join our team in the Cosmetics Plant.  This role will operate on a 2nd shift schedule working our current four 10-hour day schedule starting 3:00pm -1:00am Monday through Thursday.


As a Manufacturing Technician in the plant, you will be part of a collaborative team, learning all aspects of the plant’s operations.  Our flow to work design allows technicians to have new and unique experiences as they learn complex manufacturing processes.  This role will include performing set-up and process adjustments while managing autonomous and preventative maintenance tasks.  The department’s foundation is built on the culture of the Team supporting one another and owning business results. 

Required qualifications: 


Associate Technician 

    • High school diploma 
    • Must be capable of lifting 0 – 50 lbs.
    • Attestation of English language ability – proficiently able to read, speak, and write in English to understand instructions, standard operating procedures, and safety warnings, notifications, trainings, and processes.
    • Ability to read, interpret, and verbally communicate GMP & FDA documentation and regulation. 


Manufacturing Technician  

    • All above experience, plus: 
    • Prior experience with manufacturing food products, troubleshooting and repairing manufacturing equipment, or working in cGMP environment.


Skills to be successful in the role: 

  • Safety and quality conscious.
  • “Flow to Work” mentality to support operational needs. 
  • Strong attention to detail, a high level of accuracy, organizational and time management skills
  • The drive to understand the root cause of issues then applies to enhance processes.
  • Willingness to adapt to different approaches, ideas, tools, techniques, and processes.
  • Ability to learn and navigate computer systems effectively.
  • Willingness to follow strict cleanliness/sanitation guidelines.
  • The ability to work in a diverse inclusive team environment. 


Physical requirements of position: 

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • General labor activities.
    • Staging components, replenishing materials, and hand placing finish goods.


What’s special about this facility:

The Cosmetics plant manufactures the Healthy, Beauty, and Home Care product lines.  This high-volume plant provides the opportunity to learn, develop, and grow multiple skillsets across a variety of roles.  We manufacture personal care items -- shampoos, conditioners, body wash, lotions, skin care, and serums.  We also manufacture oral care items-- mouth wash, breath spray, and toothpaste.


The Cosmetics department utilizes a wide range of equipment starting in our pre-weigh and mix operation, then onto our versatile filling process, and ultimately onto our final packaging stage.  This requires multiple types of equipment from large DCI mixing tanks to Waukesha pumps. We utilize IWK, Ronchi, Groninger, and Pneumatic scale filling machines.  We also incorporate cartoners, cello wrappers, and case packers manufactured by IWK, IMA and Jones.  We have continued to invest in automation with specific focus on the use of collaborative robots. This proactive culture provides you with the opportunity to learn and develop in all aspects of packaging, mixing, and warehouse operations.  


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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