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!

Tool & Die Maker II

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250

Nov 15, 2023



dormakaba is seeking a Tool & Die Maker based in Indianapolis, IN. This role will report directly to the Production Supervisor and work closely with several production teams. The Tool & Die Maker is responsible for working with blueprints and sketches to create or modify prototypes, tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, and molds. This position builds and repairs customer machine shop tools, and a variety of other responsibilities.


This position may be offered on 1st Shift (6AM – 2:30PM) with a base pay range of $25.05/hr. - $32.07/hr. This position will participate in mandatory overtime as needed.


$2,000 Sign-on Bonus (details provided during interview).



  • Follow operation instructions and operate machines
  • Perform complex machine setups and advanced quality inspections
  • Use measuring instruments and calculate required dimensions/tolerances for tool set-up
  • Perform complex tool changes
  • Use hand tools and operate lathes, grinders, milling, boring machines, etc.
  • Design fixtures/jigs and templates as work aids in the fabrication of parts
  • Troubleshoot the equipment
  • Precision grinding
  • Train and develop others
  • Daily 5S housekeeping



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Extensive experience in the machine shop Tool & Die trade
  • Proficiency understanding of shop math and blueprint reading/understanding


Physical Requirements – reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position

  • Sit or stand, alternate between sitting and standing at will
  • Walk, stoop, crouch, kneel, climb, balance
  • Use hands/fingers to seize, hold, grasp, turn, and for fine manipulation
  • Push, pull, reach overhead at or below shoulder level
  • Must have the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Have near and far visual acuity with or without correction
  • Communicate and maneuver effectively within a manufacturing environment



  • Previous Tool & Die internship, apprenticeship/journeyman, education/training
  • Lean Skills
  • GDT


  • We take care of our employees on DAY ONE. We offer immediate medical, dental, vision, life, and disability Insurance coverage options. No waiting periods!
  • Your health is our priority, we offer wellness programs to aid in your physical 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. 
  • Pave the way for success with a CliftonStrengths assessment.
  • Robust culture supporting internal advancement with our Learn and Grow Program.
  • Access to over 15,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to assist in your professional development and to expand on your individual interests.
  • Employee Assistance Program (professional support for work, financial, family issues, etc.).
  • Voluntary legal insurance.
  • Unlimited referral reward bonuses.
  • Corporate discounts for shopping, travel and more!



Our work is IMPORTANT. YOU are important. At schools and universities, in stadiums, airports, hospitals and workplace; for every place that matters. We provide safety, security, and sustainability, providing people with the tools to shape their careers for growth. 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.


Learn why our employees enjoy working for us, click here to view dormakaba testimonials!



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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis