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Tool & Die Maker I

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250

Sep 17, 2022


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




dormakaba is seeking a Tool and Die Maker to join our Manufacturing team. This position is responsible for building and repairing customer machine shop tools by using machining equipment, measuring instruments, blueprints, and sketches to create or modify prototypes, tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, molds, grinders, etc.




  • Reads and interprets blueprints and CAD drawings
  • Designs jigs and templates as work aids in the fabrication of parts
  • Sets up machine tools such as drills, lathes, grinders, and milling machines
  • Cuts and shapes blocks to specified dimensions
  • Fits and assembles tools and die parts
  • Inspects finished dies and tools for defects, smoothness, and contour deformities.
  • Conducting test runs with completed tools and dies
  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers, and management
  • Continues to expand their knowledge of lean practices and use the tools learned to identify and assist with continuous improvement
  • Complies with safety regulations and maintains clean and orderly work areas





  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 3-5 years of experience in Tool & Die role


Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to manipulate a computer keyboard
  • Must have the ability to lift 35 pounds
  • Must be able to reach with hands and arms, climb and balance
  • Must be able to stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel
  • Must be able to focus on detailed work, with or without correction
  • Must have the ability to maneuver in a manufacturing facility




  • 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!



*A Sign On Bonus applies to this role, payment details will be outlined in the offer letter*



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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