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Machinist I, II, and III (1st Shift)

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250

May 23, 2023


dormakaba is seeking 1st Shift Machinists to join our Manufacturing team in Indianapolis, IN. This position is responsible for fabricating, repairing, and assembling metal parts by operating mechanical equipment.


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


dormakaba is seeking to hire Machinists in the following classifications:

Machinist I - Entry Level - Uses blueprints and design sketches to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerance levels of the finished product. May require 0-1 year of general work experience.

Machinist II – Mid-Level - May also provide training to lower - level machinists. May require 1-3 years of related experience.

Machinist III - Experienced - Has gained mastery skills in multiple competencies relevant to the job. May require 4+ years of related experience.


Machines may include but not limited to:

• Auto Combinating

• Auto Key


• Finishing

• Paint & Powder

• Plating

• Punch Press/Stamping

• Single or Multi Spindle Screw Machine

• Rotary Transfer



  • Operates machine(s) according to standard operating procedures
  • Operates machine(s) safely & communicates any problems to supervisor/lead
  • Meets production standards as set by department goals
  • Understands work orders and routings
  • Monitors the quality of work per Quality Assurance Inspection Procedure
  • If applicable, performs minor troubleshooting and PM of the equipment
  • If applicable, trains and develops entry level machinists
  • If applicable, programs and interprets CNC/Robotics languages and codes as required
  • If applicable, performs complex machine setups and advanced quality inspections on most machines in assigned area
  • If applicable, performs complex tool changes, and adjustments as necessary



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Manufacturing experience preferred



  • 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)



  • 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 to this role and may be paid in installments (details provided in interview)



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