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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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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.

Improvement

  • 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.



Network Administrator - 1st Shift
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 Network Administrator. The role of Network Administrator is troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, and installation activities, such as assembling and installing new computer equipment or units of local area networks requiring use of standard interface protocols. The function of the Network Administrator is to implement and maintain systems to ensure continuous improvement, customer satisfaction, and the maximization of profits. The Network Administrator will interact with all Value Streams in order to accomplish ongoing successful utilization of Pyromation computer systems. The Network Administrator reports to the Quality Director. Network Administrator will perform the following functions and have the following responsibilities:

Functions & Responsibilities

  • Monitors the status of the network to ensure that all devices are working properly.
  • Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems.
  • Evaluates network performance to maintain standards, and correct as necessary.
  • Install, upgrade and configure network printing, directory structures, rights, security, software and files services, including registering users, monitoring internet use, and installing firewalls.
  • Administers e-mail system and phone systems.
  • Receives calls pertaining to network problems or directs user issues and facilitates appropriate resolutions.
  • Administers backup strategy and disaster recovery.
  • Assemble and configure network components and associated services.
  • Sets up and maintains basic network operations and provide assistance as needed.
  • Upgrade network hardware and software components as required.
  • Establish network users, user environments, directories, and security for networks being installed.
  • Install and test necessary software and hardware.
  • Other duties as assigned. See enclosed function description.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Possess knowledge to provide users with network technical support and perform troubleshooting.
  • Possess knowledge to manage active directory and group policy (MS Server 2012), virtual servers on a failover cluster (MS Hyper-V), a VOIP phone system MS Skype for Business (Lync), virtual desktop infrastructure (MS Hyper-V / VDA), network infrastructure, ex. (switches, wireless access points, and routers) (Cisco IOS / IP4/IP6 understanding).

The Network Administrator shall possess skills to respond to needs/questions of users in a timely manner, have excellent communication skills and understanding of user environment and needs. Minimum of High School degree or the equivalence of a G.E.D required, college degree desired. Experience in Windows Server 2003 and Windows operating systems. Experience with Microsoft Office products. 1+ year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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





Product Engineer
Currently we are seeking an experienced Product Engineer. The Product Engineer’s primary responsibility is to work with sales and customers on product design, development, application and technical support. The Product Engineer reports to the Sales & Marketing Manager. The Product Engineer will perform the following functions and have the following responsibilities: 

  • Serve as primary technical contact to sales, marketing, operations, and others, as required for in-service product support.
  • Assist sales personnel in all aspects of product development and design
  • Provide technical support to customers on Pyromation products and services
  • Assist with customer quotes.
  • Review and approve product documentation
  • Manage drawing database and ensure products conform to Pyromation quality systems and standards.
  • Develop and analyze product specifications and functional tests.
  • Write and maintain application literature, instruction manuals and data sheets.
  • Provide technical analysis to evaluate proposed products or enhancements
  • Perform analysis and tests on competing products. Other Duties and Responsibilities.

B.S. degree in an Engineering and Product Engineering background desired. Possess 2+ years engineering experience. Broad understanding of engineering and manufacturing concepts required. Possess strong computer skills: AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, etc. Possess strong technical background and advanced problem solving skills. Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities, including the ability to prioritize, organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines. Possess good verbal and written communication skills. Be self-motivated and able to work with little or no supervision. Have the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment and be able to work under a moderate amount of pressure.

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

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

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Note: all careers require drug screening

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