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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)
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.



Project Engineer
Currently we are seeking an experienced Project Engineer who has a background in the following: 

  • Planning and leading development activities for new and existing products and processes.
  • Validating new and revised designs.
  • Maintaining design control on new and existing products.
  • Designing, implementing and troubleshooting new/existing equipment and fixtures.
  • Developing and utilizing engineering tools and systems
  • Determining financial impact of projects, products, and processes.
  • Assessing voice of the customer data and incorporating the information into product/process designs.
  • Providing technical support to customers regarding products and services.
  • Supporting the company value streams.

The successful new team member must have the skills and ability to develop products, processes, and systems that support strategic company goals; participate in Lean and Six Sigma continuous improvement activities; and acquire new skills and training as needed to meet strategic company goals.

3+ years of project engineering experience is preferred. Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma skills are a plus. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is desired. Pyromation offers an excellent compensation and benefit package. Salary is commensurate with experience/knowledge and/or degree.



Manufacturing Team Leader - 2nd Shift
Currently we are seeking a 2nd shift Team Leader. The Team Leader ensures flow in the Value Stream and upholds standard work requirements and producing products to quality standards. This position reports directly to the Group Leader. Responsible for promoting an environment of lean efficiency, continuous improvement and support for strategic value stream goals.

The Team Leader will perform the following functions and have the following responsibilities

  • Ensure standard work and work instructions are being followed.
  • Respond to andon light/sound signals.
  • Sign production sheets and notify problems escalated from PCB to Group Leader.
  • Assure PPE and other OSHA requirements are being followed.
  • Lead morning staffing meeting to allocate team members.
  • Create production control sheets and link with heijunka rules.
  • Lead team member toolbox meetings at the start and end of shift.
  • Sign off and audit daily 6S safety checklists.
  • Attend daily Buyer/Planner meeting.
  • Conduct gemba walk with Group Leader.
  • Resolve red tag issues and keep red tag updated with status.
  • Load heijunka box per standard work.
  • Run express report and communicate with 2nd shift Team Leader.
  • Ensure all required materials are at point of use before traveler is released to production.
  • Create material pull tags for Supply Chain.
  • Follow up on late customer orders with Group Leader.
  • Support PDCA improvement cycles with Group Leader and support other Team Leaders.
  • Monthly 6S auditing and ensure audit findings are being resolved in a timely manner.
  • Support safety meeting with Group Leader.
  • Support idea system.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Skill Requirements

  • High School education or the equivalence of a G.E.D.
  • 3 yrs. Team Leader experience in manufacturing is 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 Team Leader 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.

Pyromation offers an excellent compensation and benefit package. Pay range is $15.00 per hour to a top rate of $19.00 per hour.




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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