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Punch Press Operator (1st, 2nd, and 3rd Shift)

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250

May 24, 2023



dormakaba is seeking 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift Punch Press Machinists to join our Operations team in Indianapolis, IN! This position is responsible for setting up and operating the punch press operation.


**We're offering a $2000 SIGN ON BONUS for this role!!**




  • Sets up press according to the specifications, installing/setting the proper dies, aligning, and verifying the punched produce product
  • Prepares, loads, and unloads material for operation
  • Checks width, length, and angles of metal before and after machine punches, forms, notches frame parts
  • Reads and understands work orders/drawings to produce required parts for finished products
  • Inspects parts for defects after being punched and acting if needed
  • Makes equipment adjustments
  • Reports production and quality data
  • Ensures operation of equipment by following preventative maintenance policies and procedures



  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Mechanical/machine manufacturing experience
  • Basic math skills



  • Candidates who embrace dormakaba’s core values will be most successful in our organization: Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance
  • Ability to read a tape measure/scale to the 1/32nd
  • Measurement and mathematical fraction/decimal conversion skills
  • Ability to determine whether parts meet specifications
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds
  • Ability to push/pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds
  • Ability to stand in place for extended amount of time
  • Team player and strong collaborator
  • Problem solver (always brings solutions, enjoys challenges)
  • Dependable (reliable and follows through on commitments)



  • An opportunity to work in global company with a family culture and strong core values (Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance)
  • Competitive pay with great benefits options (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance, 401k), Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Career fulfillment with growth and development opportunities 
  • Employee discounts (online discounts for shopping, travel, insurance etc.) and much more!



*Our Sign-On Bonus applies for this role and is paid in two installments following 90 and 180 days of employment. 



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