We are at the heart of every place that matters. As a leading global provider in the access solutions market for schools, banks, airports, hospitals, hotels, and many more, we enable seamless movement within secure, safe, and sustainable places. Our work is IMPORTANT. YOU are important. We provide our people with the tools to shape their careers for growth. With around 16,000 employees worldwide, EVERY team member contributes to our mission and can make a positive difference. By working as one global team, we continue growing the business, growing together, and growing ourselves. Build your career with us!

Manufacturing Training and Development Specialist

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250

Sep 14, 2023



Our work is IMPORTANT. YOU are important. At schools and universities, in stadiums, airports, hospitals and workplaces. We provide safety, security, and sustainability, allowing people to move seamlessly and shape their lives the way they want. EVERY team member contributes to our mission and can make a positive difference. Our culture focuses on Growing the Business, Growing Together and Growing Ourselves. We are a global company with more than 16,000 employees worldwide giving you endless opportunities for growth and advancement. 




dormakaba is seeking a Manufacturing Training Specialist to join our team. This position is responsible for coordinating the development and delivery of training programs for manufacturing employees. This role will ensure that employees are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to operate machinery and equipment safely and efficiently.



HIRING SALARY RANGE: $70,000- $95,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.) This position includes a competitive benefits package.  Please visit our career site for more information on benefits.



  • Develop and implement comprehensive training programs for manufacturing employees, including machine operation, quality control, safety procedures, and process improvement
  • Coordinate and oversee training efforts, ensuring that training materials are up to date, effective, and relevant to the needs of employees
  • Facilitate safety-related training and ensure that employees comply with safety standards and regulations
  • Ensure that employees have a positive onboarding experience, including the provision of necessary training and support.
  • Assess training needs and develop training plans that align with organizational goals and objectives. 
  • Maintain training records and prepare reports on training activities and outcomes. 
  • Keep up to date with new training methodologies, techniques, and technologies, and incorporate them into training programs as appropriate. 
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to employees to support their ongoing development and improve their performance in the manufacturing environment. 





  • 5 to 7 years of previous manufacturing experience 
  • 3 to 5 years of previous training facilitation experience, both on-the-job (OJT) and classroom 
  • High School diploma or equivalent  
  • Strong technical expertise in instructional design and delivery of manufacturing work instruction or standard operating procedures  
  • Microsoft Office:   Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, WORD, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)
  • Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma:  Previous experience as a student, leader, and practitioner of a continuous improvement discipline: lean principles such as Six Sigma, 5-S, Lean Manufacturing, Transactional Lean, etc. to achieve continuous improvement, eliminate waste and maximize efficiencies and productivity
  • 1 to 4 years of previous experience working with college vocational and high schools offering advanced manufacturing curriculum
  • 1 to 4 years managing a successful apprenticeship or internship program for skilled trade positions
  • 1 to 4 years developing cross-training and development ladders for hourly non-exempt manufacturing organizations
  • Project Management:  Previous experience managing projects from inception through post implementation




  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in engineering, education, organizational development or business administration
  • Certification in training and development such as Certified Manufacturing Specialist (CMS) or Certified Manufacturing Trainer (CMT) 




  • Taking care of our employees on day one with medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance coverage options. No waiting periods!
  • Your health is our priority, we offer medical wellness programs to aid in your well-being.
  • Vacation and personal time off
  • We support your growing family; we provide parental leave for moms and dads!
  • Wisely plan for your future with our 401k matching plan beginning on day one.
  • Supporting your career development with our tuition reimbursement program.
  • Robust culture supporting internal advancement with our learn and grow program.  
  • Discover your best attributes using CliftonStrengths to pave the way for success at dormakaba.
  • 24/7 access to over 15,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to assist in your professional development and to expand on your individual interests.
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Voluntary legal insurance
  • Unlimited referral reward bonuses
  • Corporate discounts for shopping, travel and more!


Learn why our employees enjoy working for dormakaba: dormakaba Testimonials



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