Our vision is to be a world-class company, powered by an amazing team, that recognizes the opportunities that arise from serving others.
Our people mean everything to us.
If you are considering joining the Advance team, here’s a summary of benefits that we provide to our employees:
Paid health insurance. Full-time employees are eligible for health insurance after just 30 days of employment. Advance covers 95% of an employee’s health insurance cost and and a large percentage of spouse and family coverage.
Paid vacations. Employees are eligible for one week of paid vacation after six months of employment. Starting with their second year of employment, employees are eligible for two weeks of paid vacation.
Paid holidays. Employees are eligible for six paid holidays after 30 days of employment.
Paid personal days. Employees earn a paid personal day for every two years of service, up to five paid personal days.
Paid sick days. Salaried employees are eligible for up to four paid sick days per year.
Paid training. In addition to on the job training, all employees are eligible for paid off-site training.
Profit sharing bonus. Advance believes strongly in sharing its blessings with its people. Each year at the annual Christmas party, employees receive a Christmas bonus.
Incentive bonuses. On a regular basis, Advance distributes bonuses to eligible employees company-wide for reaching quality, sales, savings and/or safety goals.
Anniversary bonus. Employees who reach a 10-year milestone with Advance receive a $1,000 bonus.
401k. Advance offers a 401k retirement plan for full-time Advance employees with an unlimited 25% match of all contributions that employees make to their retirement savings.
Dental insurance. Advance offers dental insurance for employees who wish to have dental insurance coverage.
Life insurance. Employees can obtain life insurance 30 days after the start of employment.
Short term disability. Advance offers short term disability for employees.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Employees and members of their household have 24/7/365 access to free confidential financial, legal & health and well-being counselors.
Uniforms. Uniform shirts and safety glasses are provided to production personnel. We also reimburse employees for 50% of their safety footwear expense every two years.
Key@Work. Employees of Advance can sign up for a Key@Work Advantage checking account offered by Key Bank.
YMCA membership. Advance offers a discounted membership to the YMCA.
Opportunities for advancement. Every manager at Advance has worked his or her way into that position. We love helping make people more valuable as they grow.
Payroll Schedule. Advance pays employees on a weekly basis, not bi-weekly.
Direct Deposit. Advance is 100% direct deposit.
Regular paid lunches. On a regular basis, Advance provides lunch for its employees.
A Caring Culture. Advance is a company that provides a pleasant work environment based on love & integrity.
What else you might like to know about us:
Employment. We are the largest job shop machine shop in central Ohio. We employ about 40 great people. Hourly personnel are scheduled for three shifts in Grove City.
Work shifts. Production runs on first shift from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Second shift runs from 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM Monday through Friday. Third shift runs from 11:00 PM to 7:30 AM, Sunday through Thursday. Overtime is usually available.
Locations. Our headquarters in located on Harrisburg Pike in Grove City. We also have a satellite office and shop in West Chester, Ohio (suburb of Cincinnati).
Equipment. We invest in high quality, high performance equipment. Our 4-axis horizontal CNC machining centers are made by Makino, Matsuura and Okuma – three of the most respected names in the industry. Almost all of these machines are newer than 2010.
Our 5-axis CNC mills are made by DMG Mori. Our Swiss machines are made by DMG Mori and have up to 11-axis capability. Our CNC lathes can turn up to 10 feet in length.
Inspection Equipment. In addition to hand-held measuring instruments, Advance has three CMMs (two are portable) and four vision measuring systems including laser scanning.
Magazine Features. Advance has been featured on the covers of Modern Machine Shop and Production Machining magazines.
Inc 5000. In 2014, Advance was listed as one of America’s fastest growing private companies.
ISO 9001:2008. In 2015, Advance achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification.
Tithing. Built on a strong religious foundation, Advance tithes a portion of its income.
Drug-Free Workplace. Advance requires all new employees to pass a drug test prior to employment. Random drug tests are performed throughout the year.
Safety Record. Advance’s safety record is among the tops in the industry. Our most recent streak without an accident exceeds 1,000 days.
Social Media. You can follow us on Twitter and Facebook.