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It's True, People Can Enjoy Where They Work!

We're a small enough company that you'll get to know everyone. As Team Members, we interact with people in every part of the company - from office managers to the President/owner of the company. We're like family.

The common theme is that we all take pride in building a top quality American-made product that is critical to many industries. We're one of the leading manufacturers of temperature sensors in North America and our products are used all over the United States and the world. From wind turbines to large pharmaceutical processing plants, companies depend on Pyromation temperature sensors.

Pyromation has developed an atmosphere in the plant and offices where team members enjoy coming to work each day. We offer big-time company benefits while maintaining small company flexibility. We're professional, but not rigid. These are just a few of the reasons our Team Members like coming to work at Pyromation:
  • Clean, air-conditioned, brightly lit workplace
  • Lean manufacturing - cell assembly operations
  • Encouragement of ideas, Team Member input
  • Employee recognition
  • Skills development
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Competitive benefits and pay
  • Bonus programs
  • Earned vacation days
  • Company supported Team Member events - lunches, parties, health activities

Pyromation has been successfully growing its business since 1962, and as a privately held company, we'll continue to be a significant employer in this area for the long term.

When you put it all together, joining Pyromation is a smart move. And, like our Team Members, we think you'll enjoy working here.

Check out the latest career opportunities at Pyromation. Your new career starts here…


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Quality Engineer
Pyromation, Inc. is an innovative temperature sensor manufacturer that is utilizing Lean Manufacturing initiatives and we are growing. Currently we are seeking an experienced Quality Engineer. The Quality Engineer will test and evaluate component parts to ensure customer standards are met, as well as follow Pyromation practices. The Quality Engineer will assist in validating process test and capabilities.

Functions & Responsibilities

  • Develop physical and functional test methods to ensure specifications are met.
  • Write/review design verification and validation test plans and reports.
  • Assist in part specification and definition of part key characteristics.
  • Analyze trial products during development or finished goods.
  • Record and analyze the results to decide whether to approve or reject specific products.
  • Ability to compare the differences between two parts for possible side effects in manufacturing.
  • Ability to perform “where used” analysis on component part.
  • Ability to understand how a part is used in the process.
  • Review part specification to our definition.
  • Define or research secondary operations to original component part (e.g. make parts).
  • Develop process validation requirements and equipment qualifications.
  • Conduct and/or assist testing outlined in test plans (TP), test methods (TM), and Design of Experiments (DOE).
  • Conduct/assist Measurement System Analysis (MSA).
  • Conduct/assist Gauge Repeatability and Reproducibility (GR&R).
  • Perform process improvement, control and monitoring on manufacturing processes.
  • Develop and implement procedures to provide easy to follow instructions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Possess good comprehension of processes and their interrelationships
  • Possess working technical knowledge & ability to resolve technical issues
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer, application of office software packages
  • Strong technical written communication and cross-functional interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to understand industry regulations
  • Proficient understanding of blueprints and understanding of statistical information
  • Ability to use dimensional measuring equipment
  • Ability to perform mechanical tasks
  • Basic product, design & prototyping skills
  • Ability to create, review and coordinate test protocols and reports
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Ability to work well in a team environment or independently
  • Self-motivated with effective planning, prioritizing and organizational skill set
  • Action oriented with excellent problem solving and strong attention to detail skills
  • Capable in application of lean tools
  • Possess a positive, flexible and adaptive attitude
  • Possess the willingness to continually learn and develop job related skills

A two-year degree in quality management, business or related field preferred. A minimum 3+ yrs. experience in a manufacturing environment desired.
Pyromation offers an excellent compensation and benefit package. Salary is commensurate with experience/knowledge and/or degree.



2nd Shift Production Supervision (Group Leader)
Pyromation, Inc. is an innovative temperature sensor manufacturer that is utilizing Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma initiatives and we are growing. Currently we are seeking an experienced Group Leader for 2nd shift shop supervision who has a background in manufacturing management, implementing policies and procedures to promote an environment of lean efficiency, continuous improvement, and to support strategic company goals.

The Group Leader is responsible for the development and management activities for their Product Groups in the Value Stream by working in conjunction with the Team Leader and Value Stream Operators and with the support of Process Analyst, Buyer/Planner, Manufacturing Engineer and Maintenance Technicians. This position reports directly to the Value Stream Leader (Operations Manager) and serves as a liaison to other areas of the company. Responsible for administering policies and procedures to promote an environment of lean efficiency, safety, continuous improvement and engaged team members, while supporting strategic value stream goals.

Production Support

  • Assure PPE and other OSHA requirements are being followed.
  • Assure work rule and company policy compliance.
  • Respond to andon light/sound as required.
  • Utilize escalation process as needed.
  • Conduct morning gemba walk with Team Leader.
  • Spot check product quality conformance.
  • Follow up on late customer orders with Team Leader.
  • Administrative responsibilities as required.
  • Approve overtime and SPTO.
  • Attend weekly staff meeting.
  • Lead the bi-weekly Value Stream Operator meeting.
  • Lead idea board discussion bi-weekly with support team.
  • Conduct product group safety audit meeting at safety board.
  • Assist with interviews as needed.

Team Member Development/Engagement

  • Develop and implement strategic cross training.
  • Lead job instruction breakdown usage and development.
  • Monitor skills training progress of new hires with Training Coordinator – 30 day review.
  • Manage training process.
  • Serve as a resource on the manufacturing processes in the Value Stream.
  • Perform evaluations for direct reports using evaluation forms and procedures.
  • Identify and address disciplinary issues through Job Relation activities and corrective action system as needed.
  • Assist in the retention of team members - identify and facilitate career development plans.

Improvement

  • Ensure quality improvements through root cause identification and permanent solutions.
  • Complete PDCA improvement cycles.
  • Co-lead morning and afternoon toolbox meetings. Communicate containment occurrences.
  • Safety idea review.
  • Conduct 6S and standard work audits as scheduled or as needed.
  • Resolve 6S, safety and standard work audit findings.
  • Assist management of idea system.
  • Manage accident investigations.
  • Work to improve equipment, tooling, layout and production processes.
  • Other related duties as required.

Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related major and 5+ years of managerial experience, within the manufacturing industry desired. Experience and understanding of machining processes, CNC knowledge, G & M code, tooling background desired and manufacturing based technology, Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma knowledge a plus.

Pyromation offers an excellent compensation and benefit package. Salary is commensurate with experience/knowledge and/or degree.



2nd Shift Value Stream Operator - Light Assembly
Pyromation, Inc. is an innovative temperature sensor manufacturer that is utilizing Lean Manufacturing initiatives and we are growing. Currently we are seeking Value Stream Operators. The Value Stream Operator assembles parts and raw materials to form complete units or sub assemblies at their assigned workstation(s), while following standard work and supporting lean initiatives.

The Value Stream Operator will perform the following functions and have the following responsibilities:

  • Utilize hand tools, light power tools and other special equipment to perform assigned assembly operations.
  • Monitors the quality of all items produced in the area.
  • Performs basic cleaning and preventive maintenance checks of equipment as required or assigned.
  • Maintains a clean, safe and organized work area.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Skill Requirements:

  • High School education or the equivalence of a G.E.D.
  • Manufacturing assembly experience desired. Lean manufacturing experience a plus.

The successful new team member is to have the skills and ability to be action oriented with effective problem solving skills, possess good communication/interpersonal skills and have the ability to work in a team environment. The Value Stream Operator will participate in Lean continuous improvement activities; and possess the willingness to continually learn and develop job related skills, while assisting others to do the same. The pay range for this position is $10.00 to $15.00 per hour, with a .50 cent shift differential.



1st Shift Material Handling Specialist – Supply Chain
Pyromation, Inc. is an innovative temperature sensor manufacturer that is utilizing Lean Manufacturing initiatives and we are growing. Currently we are seeking an experienced 1st shift Material Handling Specialist. The role of the Material Handling Specialist is to receive material, issue stock, maintain organized stocking locations, verify stock levels, and use good inventory practices. This position reports directly to the Supply Chain Manager. The Material Handling Specialist is responsible for upholding policies and procedures to promote an environment of lean efficiency, continuous improvement, and to support strategic company goals

Material Handling Job Duties:

  • Milk Run
  • Parts Department
  • Receiving
  • Cycle Count
  • Supply Chain Administrative
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education and Skill Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalence of a G.E.D.
  • 3+ years of experience in manufacturing processes desired.
  • Knowledge of Pyromation part numbers, MRS and kanban system desired.

Pyromation offers an excellent compensation and benefit package. Material Handling Specialist pay range is $12.00 to $17.10 per hour. Compensation commensurate with experience.




Contact Information:
Send your resume along with salary requirements to:

Pyromation, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
5211 Industrial Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Fax: (260) 482-9240

Send e-mail resumes to: Human Resources (jobs@pyromation.com)

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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