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Lean Project Manager

Indianapolis, US, 46250

Nov 24, 2022


Dormakaba is seeking a Lean Project Manager to join our Operations team in Indianapolis, IN! This position is responsible for the development and execution of operations supply chain optimization projects. This role will lead the efforts to organize, report, and execution of strategic projects across various functional teams including Product Management, Marketing, Engineering, Sales, Operations, Quality, Finance, IT, and Legal and Materials planning. 



  • Develops clear, cross-functional, and attainable project plan with well-defined tasks and ownership ensuring that the project remains on the specific timeline
  • Executes projects according to a defined phase gate process
  • Oversees the assigned projects to ensure the goals are met
  • Tracks and adjusts various budgets and spending, look for gaps in work efficiency, communicates with various functional teams and suggest potential changes in the plan
  • Assures customer delivery and quality is not impacted by project execution
  • Assures applicable compliance standards, certifications and government regulations are met during project execution
  • Defines, reports, and proactively mitigates risks to program



  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business or other technical degree required (MBA or master’s degree in Management, Finance or Engineering a plus)
  • Project Management Certification highly desired
  • Five years minimum project management work experience
  • Experience leading teams, including remote and multi-cultural teams
  • Proficient in use of MS Products including PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • A solid business financial acumen is preferred
  • Lean Six Sigma certification desired                      



  • Candidates who embrace dormakaba’s core values will be most successful in our organization: Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance
  • Team player and strong collaborator
  • Problem solver (always brings solutions, enjoys challenges)
  • Dependable (reliable and follows through on commitments)
  • Problem solving; self-reliant to get the job done and ask the right questions
  • Positive “can do” attitude to drive teams to results/timing plans
  • Ability to work under pressure and always maintain composure with team
  • Knows when to press team members for results and hold team members accountable, but also when to ask for help
  • Work alongside the team members to help them complete task and work cross-functionally. This role is not simply to “keep score”



  • 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!


The Federal Executive Order 14042 on COVID-19 requires all current and new employees of government contractors to comply with one of the following on or before the Federal deadline date:

  1. Received their final vaccination dose – either their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of Johnson & Johnson OR
  2. Submitted a medical exemption/accommodation request for approval OR
  3. Submitted a religious belief exemption/accommodation request for approval.


dormakaba is a federal contractor which means all our team members must comply with this order by the Federal deadline to start and continue employment with us. Our Talent Acquisition team will confirm the Federal deadline date at the time an offer is made to help ensure compliance.

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