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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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1st shift & 2nd shift Summer Help Team Members

Pyromation, Inc. is an innovative temperature sensor manufacturer that is utilizing Lean Manufacturing initiatives and we are growing! Please see our amazing Pyromation video that defines the company behind the sensors on our careers tab. Check us out on Facebook, Instagram & YouTube! Currently we are seeking Summer Help team members for our fun and family oriented environment. Together we have developed an atmosphere and culture where Team Members enjoy coming to work each day.

Here are just a few reasons why:

  • Clean, organized, modern, AIR CONDITIONED facility
  • Fun and Engaged Culture
  • Lean Manufacturing Methods & Improvement Activities
  • Encouragement of Ideas & Team Member Input
  • Company Supported Team Member Events, Wellness Activities, Fun Fridays, etc.

Part Time team members assist in assembling parts and raw materials to form complete units or sub assemblies at their assigned workstation(s), while following standard work and supporting lean initiatives. They also may be involved in cleaning or other improvement activities throughout the facility.

Part Time team members 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.


Customer Service
The role of the Customer Service Function is to input order data, assist the customer in configuring and pricing catalog items, expediting, changing, and the follow up of orders to ensure all customer needs and expectations. The Customer Service Function is responsible for upholding policies and procedures to promote an environment of lean efficiency, continuous improvement, and to support strategic company goals. The Customer Service Function reports to the Sales & Marketing Manager. are met.

The Customer Service Function will perform the following duties and have the following responsibilities:

  • Receive customer orders via mail, telephone, fax and email
  • Verify all information to ensure customer requirements are properly identified
  • Enter all customer orders into business system and process as required
  • Provide price, information, and availability on catalog items
  • Answer customer questions concerning orders in a timely manner
  • Provide customers with status and/or delivery information
  • Notify customers of late orders and acknowledge new delivery dates
  • Facilitate the expediting of orders
  • Work closely with Sales, Purchasing, Production Coordinators, and Buyer/Planners to ensure customer needs are met
  • Process change order requests
  • Follow up and resolve customer related issues
  • Enter customer complaints
  • The Customer Service Function shall perform other additional duties as required and as directed by the Sales & Marketing Manager

Skill Requirements:

  • Possess excellent computer and order processing skills
  • Professional customer service skills
  • Proficient knowledge of configuration codes
  • Possess knowledge or have the ability to learn Pyromation products, part numbers, functionality, applications, and manufacturing processes
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Be able to prioritize and multi-task to meet expectations
  • Display strong problem solving skills
  • Possess the desire to do what it takes to meet customer needs
  • Be self motivated
  • Be well organized and have the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Be able to work under a moderate amount of pressure

High School Diploma or G.E.D., college degree or college courses completed a plus. 1+ years in order processing, customer service, or sales administration. Pay commensurate with experience.



Shipping Manager
Currently we are seeking an experienced Shipping Manager who has a background in planning shipment activities, implementing procedures, and developing relationships with carriers, customers, vendors and management to effectively support effective processes. The Shipping Manager works in conjunction with Supply Chain, Delivery Value Stream, Sales, Accounting, team members and other members of management as needed. This position reports directly to the Quality Director and serves as a liaison with other areas of the company. Responsible for supporting and upholding policies and procedures to promote an environment of lean efficiency, safety, continuous improvement and engaged team members, while supporting strategic goals.

The Shipping Manager will perform the following functions and have the following responsibilities:

Logistics:

  • Lead UPS, FedEx, and LTL contract negotiations.
  • Assist Sales with packaging questions and freight estimates for domestic and export shipments, related questions for quoting.
  • Assist shipping department to determine best methods to ship large, fragile, high dollar orders, new products, etc. and evaluate best shipping option, for example UPS vs. truck shipments. Order crates.
  • Arrangement for same day deliveries. Arrange for guaranteed deliveries for LTL.
  • Coordinate export shipments, contact carriers, work with accounting/customer service.
  • Prepare export documents, certificate of origin, shippers export declaration, ITN numbers, chamber of commerce sign and stamp, etc.
  • Assist Supply Chain with domestic and import shipments.
  • Assist shipping with completing bill of lading paperwork.
  • Coordinate delivery and stocking program for corrugated materials, shipping peanuts, foam and various shipping mediums and evaluate alternative packaging methods.
  • Assist in insurance pricing for shipments.
  • Lead the designing and building of the interior of crates to support products.
  • Serve as the point of contact when there are issues with the carriers and communicate this information to pertinent parties.
  • File claims with freight carriers on lost or damaged shipments and settle claims.
  • Recommend and implement ideas on ways to continuously improve. Track reoccurring issues and advise remediation.
  • Accountable for the timely resolution of carrier issues or packaging issues.
  • Conduct price negotiation for packaging supplies.
  • Obtain data to assist in analysis on performance trends.
  • Assist in managing issues with missed pickups, late pickups and other carrier problems.
  • Communicate spikes or abnormal situations that could negatively impact profitability.
  • Lead or participate in lean manufacturing rapid improvement events or projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skill Requirements:

  • Possess Logistics knowledge and technical skills and experience.
  • Have in-depth understanding of carriers, shipping methods, shipping terms, ISTA standards, Incoterms, insurance processes for shipments, import/export processes, HT and HTS codes, packaging materials, class and item number for LTL shipments, etc. and display creativity, and be willing to offer ideas to continually improve.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer, application of office software packages including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Microsoft Outlook. Be capable of utilizing Doc Link and Epicor.
  • Possess time management and organizational skills; plan and prioritize to consistently meet or exceed goals and deadlines. Be able to work successfully under moderate amounts of pressure.
  • Be action oriented, customer focused, and display quality decision making abilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Business, or a related major desired. 3+ years in transportation logistics, carrier utilization, freight planning, insurance claims processing, and an understanding of manufacturing and shipping processes desired. Pay commensurate with experience, background and degree. This position is eligible for opportunity of annual bonus.



Quality Engineer
Currently we are seeking an experienced Quality Engineer who has a background in engineering and managing quality systems. The Quality Engineer is responsible for upholding policies and procedures to promote an environment of lean efficiency, continuous improvement, quality improvements, and to support strategic Value Stream goals. This position reports directly to the /quality Director and serves as a liaison to other areas of the company.

Functions & Responsibilities

  • Develop physical and functional test methods to ensure specifications are met.
  • Write and/or 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 in order 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 and /or assist Measurement System Analysis (MSA).
  • Conduct and /or assist Gauge Repeatability and Reproducibility (GR&R).
  • Support the development and compliance of DFMEA and PFMEA
  • Perform process improvement, control and monitoring on manufacturing processes.
  • Develop and implement procedures to provide easy to follow instructions and other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Possess a degree in quality management, business or related field preferred.
  • Possess a minimum of three years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Six Sigma green belt or higher preferred.

Degree in Quality Management, Mechanical Engineering or related field preferred. A minimum 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment. Six Sigma Green Belt preferred. Pay commensurate with experience, background and degree. This position is eligible for opportunity of annual bonus.



Human Resource Specialist

The role of the Human Resource Specialist is to support the Human Resource/Safety Director and the Human Resource Generalist in the administration and maintenance of personnel systems and benefit and policy administration within the company. The function of the Human Resource Specialist is to help ensure customer satisfaction, continuous improvement, and support the company’s goals. The Human Resource Specialist will interact with all company Value Streams. This position reports directly to the Human Resource/Safety Director and serves as a liaison to other areas of the company.

The Human Resource Specialist will perform the following functions and have the following responsibilities:

  • Administer the timesheet entering, attendance tracking program and other programs
  • Administer filing/scanning of personnel documents and maintain confidentiality
  • Assist in job postings, advertisement, job bids, reference checking and processing
  • Backup for team member hiring and interviews
  • Determine monthly headcount
  • Help ensure team members understand applicable policies and procedures
  • Assist in answering FMLA, ADA, worker’s compensation, and unemployment questions
  • Assist in open enrollment meetings and benefit elections for team members
  • Support safety training as required and help assure Pyromation safety programs are being followed
  • Help assure consistent administration of company policies
  • Support and mentor other team members, as they come to HR for guidance
  • Assist in creating an atmosphere of trust and engagement

Cultural Development

  • Monitor and participate in cultural activities
  • Assist with team member recognition programs and provide necessary information
  • Enter and process changes and data into the Paycom system
  • Gain knowledge of federal, state and local laws to help assure company compliance
  • Provide back-up for tracking evaluation system and administer document retention
  • Assist in investigations when needed
  • Help assure compliance of ADA requirements
  • Help with responses to verification of employment requests
  • Provide help with unemployment claims and hearings
  • Assist with benefit administration of Pyromation insurance lines
  • Help assure compliance of health, safety, and environmental programs
  • Assist in decision for necessary safety items, personal protective equipment, etc.
  • Create decline letters as needed for candidates not selected for employment
  • Adhere to established standard work for the Human Resource Specialist
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education and Skill Requirements

The Human Resource Specialist shall possess:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. required, Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree desired
  • 2+ years Human Resource and/or business experience

Pyromation offers an excellent compensation and benefit package. Pay is commensurate with experience and background.





2nd Shift CNC Operator
Pyromation, Inc. is an innovative temperature sensor manufacturer that is utilizing Lean Manufacturing initiatives and we are growing. Currently we are seeking experienced CNC Operator. The CNC Operator function processes parts and raw materials on assigned machines to form complete parts or sub-assemblies for use by other shops or customers by setting up, operating and programming assigned machines.

Summary of Job Duties:

  • Assemble heads and operate machinery.
  • Program, set up and operate assigned machines, hand tools, light power tools and other special equipment to perform assigned machining operations; may receive direction in the form of verbal or written instructions and may refer to technical drawings, catalog information or work instructions to complete assigned work.
  • Make minor adjustments to machine setups and tooling.
  • Monitor the quality of all items produced in their area by accurately using measurement instruments to meet product requirements.
  • Monitor the status of tooling, machinery, benches, and hardware used in the area and notify the Manager of any problems.
  • Maintain an organized and clean work area free of potential hazards.
  • Perform basic cleaning and preventive maintenance checks of equipment.
  • Rotate to build blocks as needed.
  • Perform related job requirements and other duties as assigned. (See enclosed function description.

Minimum Education and Skill Requirements

  • Minimum one year experience programming and running CNC machinery in a manufacturing environment desired, but not required.

Compensation commensurate with experience.



1st Shift Light Assembly
Pyromation, Inc. is an innovative temperature sensor manufacturer that is utilizing Lean Manufacturing initiatives and we are growing. The Light Assembly Operators 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 Light Assembly Operators 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 diploma or G.E.D. desired, but not required.
  • 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. Pyromation offers an excellent compensation and benefit package. Salary is commensurate with experience/knowledge

Benefits listed apply to full time employment opportunities. We even have Pet Insurance! Opportunity for annual bonus.



2nd Shift Light Assembly
Pyromation, Inc. is an innovative temperature sensor manufacturer that is utilizing Lean Manufacturing initiatives and we are growing. The Light Assembly Operators 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 Light Assembly Operators 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 diploma or G.E.D. desired, but not required.
  • 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. Pyromation offers an excellent compensation and benefit package. Salary is commensurate with experience/knowledge

Benefits listed apply to full time employment opportunities and 2nd shift has a .50 cent shift differential. We even have Pet Insurance! Opportunity for annual bonus.
NEW SCHEDULE! Four 9 hour days Mon. - Thurs. & only 4 hours on Fri.! Wouldn't it be great to have a 2-1/2 day weekend?




Calibration Technician
We are seeking an experienced Calibration Technician who has a background in verifying and documenting the acceptance of raw materials and finished assemblies. The Calibration Technician works in conjunction with team members and members of management as needed. This position reports directly to the Quality Director and serves as a liaison with other areas of the company. Responsible for supporting and upholding policies and procedures to promote an environment of lean efficiency, safety, continuous improvement and engaged team members, while supporting strategic goals.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Calibrate, repair, or perform preventive maintenance on IM&TE in accordance with defined procedures.
  • Report Conditions of nonconformance
  • Perform repairs required to return instruments to conformance.
  • Review and schedule customer orders and efficiently schedule work load.
  • Maintain organized records of the logging and testing of incoming material.
  • Provide certified non-destructive testing support, including but limited to UT, LP, VT, and hydrostatic leak testing.
  • Uphold the highest degree of quality in work performed.
  • Notify the Quality Director of any damaged equipment and/or new equipment needs.
  • Test and maintain all new and in process measuring and test equipment on the ISO 9001 Quality System.
  • Assist with the fabrication/repair of custom test equipment.
  • Assist with deployment of custom test equipment.
  • Assist with validation of test methods.
  • Assist the written calibration procedures for measuring and test equipment on the ISO 9001 Quality System.
  • Establish and maintain written procedures for the Metrology Laboratory.
  • Maintain lab standards and SPC charts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skill Requirements:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and attention to accuracy
  • Ability to carefully follow calibration procedures using calibration management software
  • Possess excellent listening, verbal & written communication skills, including strong interpersonal and development.
  • Ability to interact well with all levels of management/team members.
  • Possess technical & application knowledge.
  • Be able to prioritize & multitask to meet deadlines.
  • Be self-motivated & organized.
  • Ability to work equally well with team environment & independent activities.
  • Ability to work under moderate amounts of pressure.
  • Possess good basic math skills.
  • Possess working knowledge of personal computers, application of office software packages, including word processing, e-mail & spreadsheet software.
  • Exhibit problem solving skills.
  • Possess the willingness to continually learn & develop job related skills.
  • Be able to work with minimal supervision
High School education or the equivalence of a GED, metrology, machining or related degree a plus. Lab experience or calibration experience & 2+ years technical knowledge desired. Understanding of electrical and physical/dimensional principals desired. This position is eligible for opportunity of annual bonus. Pay commensurate with experience and background. Opportunity for annual bonus.



Configuration Specialist
We are currently seeking an experienced Configuration Specialist who has a background in creating and maintaining product configurations and methods of manufacture in our ERP software. The function of the Configuration Specialist is to help ensure customer satisfaction, continuous improvement, and support the company’s needs. The Configuration Specialist will interact with all company Value Streams.

The Configuration Specialist will perform the following functions and have the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare and modify configurations following specifications and instructions.
  • Test and debug configurations
  • Work with other departments to design and maintain Methods of Manufacture (MOM’s) including Bills of Operation (BOO’s) and Bills of Material (BOM’s).
  • Maintain and make changes to configurations and Methods of Manufacture as needed utilizing our various means of change control including but not limited to Configurator Change Notices (CCN) and Engineering Change Notices (ECN).
  • 3rd level line technical support as needed.
  • Customer contact with internal and external customers.
  • Other duties as assigned by the IT Manager.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Be able to use logic to complete complex tasks.
  • Display excellent listening, verbal, written communication, interpersonal and developmental skills.
  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer, application of office software packages including word processing, e-mail and spreadsheet software
  • Ability to interact well with all levels of management and team members.
  • Possess technical and application knowledge.
  • Be able to prioritize and multitask to meet deadlines and display a customer service focus.
  • Be self-motivated and organized.
  • Ability to work equally well within a team environment and on independent activities.
  • Ability to work under moderate amounts of pressure.
Technical software experience is beneficial. High school diploma or G.E.D desired. Completed college courses or college degree a plus. Pay commensurate with experience, background and degree. Opportunity of annual bonus.



2nd shift Maintenance Technician
Currently we are seeking a 2nd shift Maintenance Technician for our fun and family oriented environment. Together we have developed an atmosphere and culture where Team Members enjoy coming to work each day.

Summary of Job Duties:

  • Assist to ensure the maintenance of all equipment tooling, fixtures, hand tools and other tangible objects.
  • Assist in implementing formal preventative maintenance systems for all Value Stream production equipment.
  • Facilitate minimal equipment downtime and ensure that preventive and corrective maintenance needs are met.
  • Utilize tools and materials needed to perform all Value Stream equipment preventive and corrective maintenance needs.
  • Work in coordination with other Value Stream functions to ensure that customer requirements are met.
  • Perform corrective actions related to safety, quality and work environment improvements.
  • Fabricate equipment, equipment tooling, fixtures, electrical, pneumatic, and other tangible objects.
  • Complete requests for fabrication prioritized to support the Value Stream.
  • Assist in the installation and relocation of equipment.
  • Gemba walk within Value Stream.
  • Attend toolbox meetings to support Value Stream as required.
  • Be able to work any shift required or as needed to support the Value Stream.
  • Provide on-call responsiveness to Value Stream needs.
  • Support shift start-up and shut-down.
  • Help ensure continuous improvement s take place.
  • Insure a timely resolution to safety, and idea team action items.
  • Facilitate minimal equipment downtime and insure that preventive and corrective maintenance needs are met.
  • Utilize tools and materials needed to perform fabrication jobs to support the Value Streams.
  • Help to identify equipment improvements to increase productivity and quality while minimizing downtime.
  • Assist in designing and troubleshooting production equipment.
  • Help with upgrades of existing equipment.
  • Help to support lean activities, RI Events, 6/3’s etc.
  • Other related duties as required (see function description).

Minimum Education and Skill Requirements:

  • Maintenance knowledge required.
  • Three years of experience in the manufacturing maintenance processes desired.
  • Technical experience in the Value Stream is beneficial.
  • High School graduate or equivalence of a G.E.D. desired, but not required.
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 2nd shift Maintenance Technician will participate in Lean continuous improvement activities; and possess the willingness to continually learn and develop job related skills. 2nd shift differential pay and opportunity for annual bonus!



All interested candidates need to apply here online and complete an application to be considered.

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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