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Production Associate – Produce Firefighter PPE – 1st or 2nd Shift

Production Associate – Produce Firefighter PPE
1st or 2nd Shift
  • $1,500 Hiring & Retention Bonus!
  • $15-16 per hour starting pay!
  • Fully Paid Training
  • Produce Firefighter PPE
  • Direct Hire

Hours of Work around your school schedule:
  • 1st shift: Monday through Friday: 6:00 am - 2:30 pm OR 4:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • 2nd shift: Monday through Thursday: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm and Friday: 1:00pm - 9:30pm – start your weekend earlier!

When joining the Fire-Dex team, you can:
  • Work in a vibrant culture with great benefits, bonuses, incentives & perks
  • Have a set and consistent full-time schedule - no waiting to find out if you’re on the schedule and when
  • Have fulfillment about the purposeful work you do within an impactful industry - a job with purpose while you pursue your degree
  • Upon graduation you may find a great opportunity in our business or may decide to move on with experience you've gained of meaningful work
  • Work in a modern and air-conditioned facility operating safe industrial sewing equipment within a fun team-focused environment

Do you live in or near Medina and want to find a full-time job while attending school? Did you know you can make a positive impact on firefighter health and safety? Fire-Dex is a global manufacturer of PPE for first responders. We’re seeking self-motivated Production Associates to train to work in a team setting and maintain quality and speed while making safe and effective PPE for the first responders we serve.
Fire-Dex was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Medina, Ohio. We pride ourselves on being a family business whose mission is “to serve those who serve”. Our dedicated team of associates have helped paved the path of innovation for new products and services that are focused on the health and safety of first responders.
You could have very purposeful work being a Fire-Dex Production Associate!
If you are energetic with an upbeat personality, have manual dexterity, the ability to multi-task, and are detail oriented, we can train you to operate our industrial sewing equipment!
Additional Qualifications Needed:
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time on cushy and comfortable floor mats
  •  Basic math skills
  • Ability to work positively in teams as well as possess self-accountability
  • Open and effective communicator with co-workers and supervisors
  • Solution focused mind-set
  • Self-motivated with desire to work hard to meet goals
  • Ability to work carefully and follow safety standards
  • Ability to read and execute instructions with varying details
  • Possess a high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Possess a strong sense of urgency, follow-through and diligence, including meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrate adaptability to learn new skills and follow company procedures
  • Dependability with good attendance
Additional Benefits Include:
  • $15.00 per hour starting pay!
  • $1 shift differential for 2nd shift, equaling $16 per hour!
  • $1,500 hiring and retention bonus! - $500 when reach your twelfth week of employment and an additional $1,000 incentive bonus after reaching one year!
  • Weekly direct deposit pay
  • Steady full-time hours and a set and consistent schedule
  • Attendance incentives
  • Weekly performance and production incentives (once trained)
  • Profit sharing bonuses based upon company success
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time off starting after 90 days
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401(k) with matching
  • Life insurance and short-term disability insurance
  • EAP(employee assistance program) for you and your entire family
  • Local entertainment discounts
  • Comprehensive training
  • Celebrations (usually involving free food), contests and parties!
  • Gift for your birthday!
  • Once trained, listen to your own personal devices while working... music, books, podcasts
  • Other perks

More About Us:
  • Mission: To serve those who serve
  • Our values include fun, integrity, respect, and excellence = FIRE!
  • Headquartered in Medina, OH (between Cleveland and Akron)
  • Air-conditioned shop floor with a nice break room and outdoor patios
  • 39 years in business
  • Multi award-winning organization – including recognition as a Top Workplace by NorthCoast 99 six times over, Family Business Achievement Awards, Cascade Business Growth Awards and Weatherhead 100!
  • COVID-19 safety protocols: masks are optional, daily temperatures are being taken and frequent cleaning and sanitation of the building and surfaces

780 South Progress Drive, Medina, OH Off of North State Road (turns into Marks Road), down the horseshoe of the street from Ohio E-check, and a few blocks north of the Medina County Fairgrounds
How to Apply:
Be part of making the highest quality personal protective equipment in the USA and keeping first responders safe!
Learn more about our culture and team!
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) |Drug Free Workplace | Background Check | E-Verify