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Job Title:                              Manufacturing Technician – 2nd Shift (Cosmetics – Mix)
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 Mixing operation of our Cosmetics Plant. 
This role will operate on a 2nd shift schedule working Monday through Thursday 3:00pm – 1:00am.  This role will train on 1st shift for up to 6 months.  
As a Manufacturing Technician in the plant, you will be part of a collaborative team, learning all aspects of the plant’s operations. In this versatile role, you will have the opportunity to learn all functional areas within Cosmetics


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 in order to understand instructions, standard operating procedures, and safety warnings/notifications/trainings/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: 

  • Strong attention to detail/safety and a high level of accuracy 
  • Willingness to follow strict cleanliness/sanitation guidelines 
  • Organizational and time management skills 
  • The ability to trust and follow through on commitments with team members 
  • The drive to understand the root cause of issues and develop and enhance processes 
  • Willingness to adapt to different approaches, ideas, tools, techniques, and processes

Physical requirements of position: 

  • Frequent bending and continuous twisting for the purpose of working on equipment from below level to overhead, picking, gathering and packing orders from shelves to conveyors and loading and combining orders, adding raw materials to blends and weigh-up 
  • Frequent computer operation (e.g.; typing, reading monitor, etc.) for up to 6 hours.
  • Frequent gripping for up to 6 hours, for the purpose of operating hand and power tools, equipment hand controls, gripping ropes and/or chains, and selecting and grabbing product for mixing, packing, or shipping/receiving 
  • Continuous lifting and carrying of 50-pound packed boxes and equipment Continuous standing and walking up to 8 hours.
  • Continuous use of upper body (arms, wrists, hands) for up to 12 hours
  • Continuous twisting for the purpose of picking, gathering and packing orders from shelves to conveyors, adding raw materials in weigh-up and blending, and turning while driving moving vehicles
  • Frequent climbing for the purpose of climbing on and off equipment on ladders.


What’s special about this facility:
The Cosmetics Plant manufactures and produces Cosmetics for Amway’s Nutrilite Brand of products. This high volume, fast paced facility continues to experience significant business demand.  To support this high-volume demand, we are excited to grow our team, and are excited to meet you.
  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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