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Punch Press Machinist

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250


We are looking for a Punch Press Operator to join our Operations team at dormakaba! This role will be responsible for setting up and utilizing the punch press operation to the required specifications.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Sets up press according to the specifications which entails installing/setting the proper dies, aligning, and verifying the punched produce product meets the customer’s specifications
  • Prepares, loads, and unloads material for operation
  • Checks width, length, and angles of metal before and after machine punches, forms, notches frame parts
  • Reads and understands work orders/drawings to produce required parts for finished products
  • Inspects parts for defects after being punched and acting if needed
  • Upholds all safety standards applicable to the responsibilities above
  • Helps train/assist others for production job responsibilities by demonstrating operational procedures
  • Makes equipment adjustments
  • Reports production and quality data
  • Ensures operation of equipment by following preventative maintenance policies and procedures
  • Follows safety rules and procedures




  • Ability to check parts for quality to make sure there are no defects
  • Ability to work well independently/in a team
  • Effective communication
  • Willingness to follow established policies and procedures
  • Ability to read a tape measure/scale to the 1/32nd
  • Measurement and mathematical fraction/decimal conversion skills
  • Ability to determine whether parts meet specifications
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds
  • Ability to push/pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds
  • Ability to stand in place for extended amount of time
  • Ability to work with proper PPE safety equipment




  • Basic math skills




  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Mechanical/machine manufacturing experience



  • Must have the ability to lift a minimum of 35 pounds.
  • Must have good vision with the ability to focus on detailed work, with or without correction.





  • 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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