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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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Logistics Coordinator
Currently we are seeking an experienced Logistics Coordinator 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 Logistics Coordinator 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 Supply Chain Manager 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 Logistics Coordinator 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.



2nd Shift Production Supervision (Group Leader)
Currently we are seeking an experienced Group Leader for 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. Pay range is $1,538.46 to $2,269.23 bi-weekly. Salary is commensurate with experience/knowledge and/or degree.



PT HR Coordinator

The role of the PT HR Coordinator is to support the Human Resource/Safety Director, the Human Resource Generalist and the Human Resource Specialist in the maintenance of personnel systems within the company. The function of the Human Resource Coordinator is to help ensure customer satisfaction, continuous improvement, and support the company’s goals. The Human Resource Coordinator 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 Coordinator will perform the following functions and have the following responsibilities:

  • Support as a backup to 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 as needed
  • Assist in open enrollment process for team members
  • 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
  • Help with safety audits
  • Create decline letters as needed for candidates not selected for employment
  • Adhere to established standard work for the Human Resource duties
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education and Skill Requirements

The Human Resource Coordinator shall possess:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. desired, but not required. Some college classes completed or degree a plus.
  • Human Resource and/or business experience a plus


Approximately 20 hrs. per week with flexible schedule options.
Pyromation offers an excellent compensation and benefit package. Pay is $13.00 per hour.



1st 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 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. The pay range for this position is $13.00 to $17.00 per hour.


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 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. The pay range for this position is $13.00 to $17.00 per hour, with a .50 cent shift differential.




Part-Time Value Stream Operator  positions available. Contact Human Resources for more details.



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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