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Manufacturing Engineer

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250

Oct 12, 2021


dormakaba is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our team in Indianapolis, IN. This position will be responsible for planning the arrangement of equipment to ensure the most efficient and productive process layout. This position will document and specify routine, regular procedures, and work instructions for the use of equipment and processes that affect product performance. This role will investigate and initiate corrective actions and perform root cause analysis, ensuring corrective actions are communicated to the production personnel through work instructions or procedure updates and training.



  • Analyzes highly complex production and processes.  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 investigate and initiate corrective action of problems and deficiencies.
  • Conducts root cause analysis for rejected or faulty parts.  Research 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.



  • 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                                                 
  • Manufacturing methods and work processes
  • Root cause analysis
  • Problem solving and prevention, such as FMEA
  • Knowledge of drawing technical prints and CAD preferred
  • Communication skills both written and verbal
  • Materials flow knowledge
  • Time studies
  • Strong interpersonal, team building, planning and organizational skills
  • Fundamental knowledge of SPC
  • Knowledge of current manufacturing industry technologies
  • Make vs. buy analysis
  • Design for manufacturability



  • B.S. degree in Mechanical, Industrial Engineering/Technology, from an accredited institution preferred
  • 3 years of experience in a manufacturing or process environment preferred
  • Certified Manufacturing Engineer (CMfgE) preferred





  • A global company with a family culture and strong core values
  • Competitive compensation package with benefits coverage options
  • Career fulfillment with growth and development opportunities 
  • Employee discounts (online discounts for shopping, travel, insurance etc.)
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