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No room to
GROW.

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Rethink Manufacturing

It's time to debunk the many misconceptions about the world of manufacturing. We're trying to do our part by telling you more about the reality of a career in manufacturing at Fort Wayne Metals. We're diverse. We're growing. We're innovative. If you #RethinkManufacturing, a world of career opportunities awaits you.

What we do matters.

Every employee at Fort Wayne Metals is empowered and equipped through their job to make a difference in the world. Our impact is significant - more than 90% of the materials we make are used in life-changing devices in the human body. Our purpose builds on a culture of innovation - there's always something new to be learned at Fort Wayne Metals in an industry that's constantly evolving. At the end of the day, our mission isn't just about making wire, it's about solving problems and saving lives. Join us in our mission and build your career at Fort Wayne Metals!

Benefits

At Fort Wayne Metals, we're all about making lives better. And that starts with our people, the source of our strength. Our employees enjoy a great quality of life, in part because of our many outstanding benefits that come with a career here.

Health

We want our employees to be their best selves! That's why we provide an array of health care benefits that help our employees both inside and outside the workplace.

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Prescription eyeglass reimbursement
  • Specialty prescription drug discount program
  • Health savings account
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance
  • 24/7 Call-a-Doc program
  • Patient advocacy program
  • Free annual flu shots
  • Free annual wellness screenings
  • Health flexible spending accounts
  • Diabetes management care program
  • Voluntary insurance policies through Aflac
  • 25% off custom LASIK packages and a free evaluation for all employees, friends, and families

Wellness

In addition to affordable health insurance, we offer our employees wellness opportunities that enhance overall well-being.

  • On-site fitness rooms
  • Free on-site health coaching and personal training through the YMCA
  • Corporate discounts for YMCA memberships
  • Fort Wayne Metals Wellness Club offers free registration for employees and family members to community wellness events
  • Fort Wayne Metals campus bikes
  • Employee Assistance Program offers free counseling to help employees and family members affected by emotional, financial, legal, and other concerns.
  • Fort Wayne Center for Learning benefits
  • Wellness challenges and lunch & learns
  • Wellness rewards program

Talent Development

Fort Wayne Metals is an incredibly enriching environment. We believe in our people and invest in them to help each person reach their career potential - professionally and personally.

  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • On-site certifications
  • On-site technical training
  • Annual Leadership Development Academy
  • Financial assistance with off-site conferences, seminars, and training
  • Online access to e-books, webinars, and leadership and career development courses

Financial Benefits

We understand that life can get expensive. In addition to competitive salaries, we provide other benefits that can give you stability to help you build a great quality of life today and for years to come.

  • Dependent care
  • 50% match up to 7% towards 401(k) retirement contributions
  • Quarterly bonuses on a discretionary basis
  • Paid long term disability
  • Paid vacations, paid time off, paid holidays, paid bereavement, sick time
  • Educational assistance programs with 100% tuition reimbursement
  • Paid parental leave for 2 weeks of regular pay when a new child is born/adopted into the family

Company Perks

Going hand-in-hand with our family culture, Fort Wayne Metals employees enjoy company perks that make them feel valued and right at home.

  • Free raffles for tickets to local sporting events
  • Food trucks on-site periodically
  • Company intranet garage sale board
  • Free entry membership at Science Central for 2 adults and 6 kids
  • Jeans Day Fridays for non-production employees
  • Milestone celebrations
  • Designated lactation rooms
  • Electric car charging stations
  • Company-paid uniforms for a variety of positions
  • Partner with United Way for the United Way Day of Caring
  • Fresh food delivered to our lunch rooms every day
  • Access to company wearables and other cool swag

Events

We celebrate our family-like atmosphere both inside and outside of work through a variety of events that bring us all together. We want to extend our reach, because we know it's important to our employees to include family members at many of our events.

  • Wirepalooza
  • Annual Meeting
  • Annual Golf Outing
  • Retirement celebrations
  • Annual Holiday Party
  • Milestone celebrations
  • Company Picnic
  • Komets Family Night
  • TinCaps Family Night
  • Fall Festival
Fall Festival
The family-friendly Fall Festival on our campus features food, entertainment, and games.
Wirepalooza
The daylong Wirepalooza, complete with food trucks and kids games, celebrates the musical and artistic talents of our employees.
Golf-Outing
Our annual Golf Outing brings together employees for a fun day of golf to support a community cause.
Zoo Day
Employees and their families are treated to a company picnic and outing in the summer.
Holiday Party
There's no better way to bring together everyone to celebrate the end of an amazing year than with our Holiday Party.
Family Culture

Fort Wayne Metals is regularly recognized as one of the best places for anyone desiring a fulfilling career in Fort Wayne. What has earned us that reputation, and makes us different from other employers, is our culture. Family-owned and operated since 1970, Fort Wayne Metals is both welcoming and uplifting. It's such a friendly and supportive workspace, we think of each other as family. And like any family, we make up a diverse group of people who are always there for one another.

Annual Meeting
You can see...we have a BIG family! We're a growing family who welcomes ALL people.
Employees Working-1
We need each other if we're going to do our best work. You can count on support from your co-workers every step of the way.
Golf Outing
We love coming together to support charitable causes like the Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne through our annual Fort Wayne Metals Golf Outing.
Quarter Century Club
We have a growing number of people joining our Quarter Century Club, employees who've worked here at least 25 years.
Employee Working-2
All our work is connected. No matter what department you're in, we each have a hand in making lives better.
Day of Caring
Our people want to make our community a better place for everyone. That's why every year we participate in the United Way Day of Caring.
Our Community

Fort Wayne: A great place to call home.

Our headquarters have always been in Fort Wayne, Indiana, so you won't be surprised to hear that we feel right at home here. And we think that you will, too. With a population of 264,000, Fort Wayne blends small-town charm with big-city amenities. Whether you're single or have a family, this is a place that offers an outstanding quality of life for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Recognized for our affordability and overall outstanding quality of life, Fort Wayne was most notably ranked as the 40th Best Place to Live by U.S. News & World Report. We have enjoyed an infusion of arts, recreation, food, housing, and entertainment options for a community that is increasingly diverse, creative, and active. This is most visible in downtown Fort Wayne where new restaurants, apartments, shops, festivals, bike trails, and riverfront development have marked a rebirth, energizing our community.

Fort Wayne has something for everyone and, best of all, nearly all attractions are within a 30-minute drive, so no matter where you're at you can spend less time commuting and more time doing what you love.

Tincaps
Enjoy a family-friendly experience in the heart of downtown with the Fort Wayne TinCaps, ranked as the best ballpark experience in all of Minor League Baseball by Stadium Journey.
Science Central
Imaginations are sparked at Science Central where kids can explore more than 200 hands-on exhibits.
Fort Wayne Museum of Arts and Arts United
Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne serves as the cultural hub of our downtown, featuring the Arts United Center, Auer Center for Arts & Culture, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Hall Community Arts Center and more.
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is one of the top children's zoos in the country, featuring the African Journey, Australian Adventure, and Indonesian Rain Forest.
Botanical Conservatory
An oasis in the center of downtown, the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory boasts lush, seasonal displays, four outdoor gardens, a tropical garden, and more.
Komets
A family tradition for more than 60 years, the Fort Wayne Komets pack fans of all ages in the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum for a night of fun.
Embassy Theatre
The beautifully restored Embassy Theatre features national productions from the Broadway stage, cinema, and concerts of all musical formats, including the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.
MadAnts
As part of the NBA Development League, the Mad Ants provide major league entertainment at an affordable price.
River Greenway
Fort Wayne and the surrounding area is home to an exceptional park system that features more than 80 parks, including the iconic Franke Park, more than 100 miles in paved trails, Fox Island County Park, and Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve.
“You feel welcomed and are given every opportunity to learn and grow. You are challenged and are continually learning something new. The amount of training you receive is phenomenal.”
Analilia Llamas, Quality Inspector
“I am so grateful for the support and encouragement I get daily, that I could not think of a better place to work. They make it feel like a real family and not just a place to work.”
Shane Balkema, Custom Assembly
“It's the culture and people that make it a special place to work. Every day I work alongside genuine, caring, and talented individuals who all share the same passion for saving lives!”
Kieu Pham, Customer Service Associate, Non-Medical Products