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Job Title:                                Team Leader – Machine Shop

Department / Division:     Facilities and Manufacturing / Supply Chain

Salary Range:                      $85,967 -$111,251

Location:                               Ada, MI


What do we need:

As a Machine Shop Team Leader, you will supervise the day-to-day operations and team members of the Machine Shop while ensuring that all equipment and facilities are properly maintained and in good working order. This includes coordinating routine maintenance, responding to emergency repairs, supervising, coaching, and mentoring the skilled trades maintenance staff. 


What’s special about this role:

  • Lead a team of Machinists and Designers / Programmers to deliver quality materials to our internal teams
  • Hire and onboard new talent as needed
  • Work closely with production personnel to address issues in a timely manner
  • Ensure that maintenance procedures and policies are followed consistently by the team
  • Develop and maintain relationships with equipment suppliers and service providers
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities to identify and implement ways to increase equipment efficiency and effectiveness
  • Conduct regular performance evaluations of team members and provide training and development opportunities as needed
  • Conduct routine audits of the facilities and equipment to ensure compliance is maintained for a GMP facility and processes.
  • Perform Safety walks with leadership and EH&S, provide guidance and take ownership for all safety work performed by maintenance and contractors.


Required qualifications:

One of the following;

    • Minimum 5 years facilities/manufacturing experience plus bachelor’s degree
    • Minimum 4 years’ Machining experience plus Skilled Trades Journeyman or Amway’s mechanic career path
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience plus bachelor’s degree in Engineering


Skills to be successful in the role:

  • Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems
  • Knowledge of Manual and CNC Mills, Lathes, Routers, Grinders, Faro Arms, Drills, Saws, Shears, Breaks, Welders, Hand Tools, Deburring Tools.
  • Ability to sketch components, read precision measuring devices and interpret drawings and schematics.
  • Demonstrate ability to produce high quality designs and CAM Programs for advanced tooling and assemblies
  • Strong organizational, planning, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate complex technical issues in a way that can be understood and embraced by a non-technical community
  • Ability to use computer-based maintenance management software and systems, preferably experience with an Enterprise Asset Management system like Hexagon.
  • Ability to read and understand equipment and facility drawings including parts schematics, BOM, P&ID drawings and architectural drawings.


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, and is comprised of over 100 highly qualified Skilled Trades employees. Our Machine Shop’s equipment and technologies are kept up to date and modern, and we maintain the equipment to a high standard. If you enjoy problem solving, multitasking, and challenging work, then this team may be a good fit for 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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