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Job Title: Plastics Packaging Technician I - IV

Department / Division: Plastics Department / Amway Manufacturing

Location: Ada, MI


What’s special about this job:


The Plastics Plant manufactures and screen prints products that support multiple operations across Amway Manufacturing. As a Plastics Packaging Technician in the plant, you will be part of a collaborative team, learning all aspects of the plant’s operations. This role will include performing set-up and process adjustments while performing autonomous and preventative maintenance task.  The department’s foundation is built on the culture of the team with supporting one another and owning business results.  This has led to new and exciting key initiatives for the plant designed to build sustainability for our customers well into the future of the business.


The Plastics Plant runs 24 hours a day, four days a week, with a single 8-hour shift scheduled on Friday during the hours of 7:00am to 3:00pm. Shift schedules are from 6:00am to 4:00pm M-TH or 7:00am to 3:00pm M-F (1ST shift), 2:00pm to 12:00am (2nd shift), or 10:00pm to 8:00am (3rd shift). Hours are subject to change based on volume/demand.


How you would contribute to the role:


In this versatile role, you will have the opportunity to learn all functional areas within the Plastics Plant.  Plastics is equipped with trainers to teach the technical aspects of the job while using teamwork to create a positive and engaging environment in support of the business. You will have the opportunity to learn Blow Mold packaging, Screen Print packaging, and the Warehouse operation. As you develop in your career, you will train other team members on proper standards, operating procedures, and industry best practices. 


What skills and background will be important to be successful:


  • Safety and quality conscious
  • Strong attention to detail, a high level of accuracy, organizational and time management skills
  • The drive to understand the root cause of issues then apply to enhance processes
  • Willingness to adapt to different approaches, ideas, tools, techniques, and processes
  • Prior experience with manufacturer plastic products, troubleshooting, material changes, mold changeovers, measuring physical dimensions of a product and adjusting to correct is a plus
  • Ability to learn and navigate computer systems effectively
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.


The primary blow molding and screen-printing equipment used in this industry:

  • Shuttle machines--Bekum 151, R&B, Techne
  • Wheel machines—Uniloy (16 & 18 cavity)
  • Screen-printing—Novax/Omso
  • Support equipment—Conair, multiple grinders and auto-deflashers, air and belt conveyance systems, bottle hoppers, Mettler Toledo vision systems, leak detectors, and takeout systems





If you are interested, please notify your Front-Line Leader, Team Leader, Group Leader, or Manager.

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