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Design Engineer

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250

Nov 21, 2020


  • dormakaba is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to be a vital part of our New Product Design team and supporting project and product design by performing and completing work engaged in research and development of mechanical and electro-mechanical commercial locksets and hardware.  You will participate with representatives from engineering, project management, manufacturing, quality, test, and marketing in project definition, justification, planning, and execution.  Under the direction of management, and with help from your peers, you will grow your understanding, and use a broad range of manufacturing processes and practices to help drive designs and successfully meet project goals and commitments. 



  • Works under the direction of Management and Senior Design Engineers to support project teams through the project phases of an NPD project
  • Participate in executing all aspects of engineering design for projects/products through team collaboration, persuasion, or hands on task execution
  • Ensure all project and engineering documentation is properly recorded and archived using engineering due diligence and existing company policies and procedures
  • Participate with, and support cross-functional teamwork with electrical, software and manufacturing engineers in the integrating of mechanical and electronic hardware with software for electromechanical product designs
  • Create and Analyze design concepts and detailed designs to assure compliance with product requirements, design specifications and applicable standards
  • Create and review test plans, test procedures, and test results to verify compliance with product requirements and quality standards.
  • Lend technical and analytical expertise to aid in the analysis and refinement of product design concepts
  • Perform calculations and/or use computer analysis software to develop, analyze, and refine product models and design concepts.
  • Research modern design and development tools, processes, and methods that are applicable to current or future Dormakaba products



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ work experience in engineering
  • Knowledge of how to design for multiple manufacturing processes greatly desired.
  • Examples of Manufacturing process of interest: Machining (Lathe, Mill, grind, CNC, wireEDM…etc.), Broaching, Extrusions, Forging, Die Cast, Investment Cast, Powder Metal, Mold-Injected Metal, Mold-Injected Plastic, Stamping, Progressive Die, Deep Draw, and Hydroforming
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills required
  • Time management and organization skills required
  • Comprehension of kinematics, statics, dynamics, stress analysis, properties of materials, and mechanism design required
  • Ability to perform tolerance stack-up analysis required
  • Working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (ASME Y14.5M-1994) required
  • Understanding of DFMEA, DFM/DFA, and C&E analyses required
  • Skills and experience with personal computers and applications which include electronic E-mail, personal scheduling, word processing, electronic spreadsheet, and project management required
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD modeling & detailing, Cero preferred
  • Working knowledge of CAD Data Management systems, Windchill preferred



  • A global company with a family culture and strong core values (Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, 
  • Competitive pay with 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!


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