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Manufacturing Engineer

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250

Jan 19, 2023





dormakaba is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team in Indianapolis, IN. This position is responsible for planning the arrangement of equipment to ensure the most efficient and productive processes and layout utilizing lean manufacturing practices to drive change.



  • Identifies appropriate plating and finishing technologies creating a roadmap and capital plan for the Indianapolis facility
  • Plans the arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout. Directs the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance
  • Documents and maintains process procedures, work instructions and tool drawings
  • Reviews performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies
  • Conducts root cause analysis for rejected or faulty parts. Researches work processes and conduct failure analysis to determine cause of error or problem parts
  • Analyzes SPC (statistical process control) data for identified work processes to ensure level of performance
  • Assists with instructing, training, and answering area-specific questions for less experienced manufacturing engineers or other departmental personnel
  • Conducts “make vs. buy” analysis on new or existing parts/processes
  • Establishes acceptance criteria for new tools, equipment, and/or processes
  • Serves as a technical resource and Manufacturing liaison to Supply Management and New Product Development for new and existing parts, products, and processes
  • Performs duties and responsibilities as described in the quality system
  • Documents and specifies routine and work instructions for the use of equipment and processes that affect product performance
  • Ensures corrective actions are communicated to the production personnel through work instructions or procedure updates and training



  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, industrial engineering/technology, from an accredited institution preferred
  • 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing or process environment preferred
  • Certified Manufacturing Engineer (CME) preferred
  • AESF (American Electroplating / Surface Finishing) or CEF (Certified Electroplater Finisher) certified preferred
  • Be able to lift up to 20 pounds
  • Must have good vision, with or without correction



  • 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)
  • Plating and surface finishing experience / expertise
  • Skills or experience with personal computers, including electronic E-mail, personal scheduling, word processing and electronic spreadsheet skills
  • Working knowledge of SAP or ERP systems preferred
  • Blueprint reading, including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Knowledge of drawing technical prints and CAD preferred
  • Fundamental knowledge of SPC



  • 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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