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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…

Current Open Positions:

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2nd Shift Production Supervision (Group Leader)
Currently we are seeking an experienced Group Leader for 2nd shift shop supervision who has a background in manufacturing management, employee development, leading engagement, 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

  • Conduct product group equipment startup/shutdown as needed.
  • Meet with Team Leaders at 'Pyro Park' to allocate players, if needed.
  • 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.
  • Communicate with all VS team members; recognize someone; give credit for a job well done.
  • Audit posted standard work, Heijunka loading, WIP locations and PCB sheets.
  • Audit training matrix and ensure team member training is in process and JI breakdowns are being utilized by the coach. Discuss training progress with Learner/Coach.
  • Evaluate and discuss team member engagement with Team Leader.
  • Spot check product quality conformance.
  • Follow up on late customer orders with Team Leader and End-Of-Shift Report.
  • Administrative responsibilities as required.
  • Approve overtime and time off with team members. Assure attendance books are utilized for entering in ADP.
  • Attend weekly staff meeting.
  • Support Problem Solving Meeting.
  • Conduct product group safety audit meeting at safety board.
  • Update L3 policy deployment.
  • Review L4 policy deployment with Team Leader.
  • Assist with interviews as needed.

Team Member Development/Engagement

  • Develop and implement strategic cross training.
  • Lead job instruction breakdown usage and development.
  • Review and evaluate training with assigned coaches.
  • Review and approve the completed skill certification documents and batter score with support staff.
  • Forward completed batter score card to Human Resources with universal form, skill certification form and JI breakdowns, and other documents like WI’s used for training.
  • Update training matrix on PCB.
  • Conduct and follow up team member evaluations (bi-annual reviews).
  • Serve as a resource on the manufacturing processes in the Value Stream to answer team member questions or strive to obtain the required knowledge, as needed.
  • Assist in creating an atmosphere of trust and engagement. Utilize coaching and mentoring to develop team members on a consistent basis to continually improve.
  • Identify and address disciplinary issues through Job Relation activities and corrective action system as needed.
  • Assist in the retention of team members and work with them to identify and facilitate career development plans.
  • 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.


  • Support quality improvements through root cause identification and permanent solutions.
  • Complete PDCA improvement cycles. Ensure current and target condition is documented and posted on the PCB.
  • Co-lead toolbox meetings.
  • Support 6S and standard work audits as scheduled or as needed.
  • Support 6S, safety and standard work audit findings.
  • Support idea meetings.
  • Follow up and coach team on idea implementation.
  • Update each team member’s idea count on tracking form.
  • Review oops occurrence locations. Discuss occurrence with team member and suggested improvement.
  • Work with other manufacturing Value Stream support staff and the Manufacturing Value Stream Leader to improve equipment, tooling, layout and production processes.
  • Keep up-to-date on information and technology affecting the Value Stream to increase innovation and ensure compliance.
  • Other related duties as required (see function description).

Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related major and 5+ years of experience managing in the manufacturing industry desired. Managerial experience and understanding of the manufacturing processes in the Value Stream or experience with manufacturing based technology.

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

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

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

Note: all careers require drug screening

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