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VP, Product Development

Indianapolis, US, 46250

Feb 18, 2021


dormakaba is seeking a Vice President of Product Development for our Innovation/Research & Development team based in Indianapolis, IN. This position is responsible for directing the activities engaged in Research & Development of DHW (Door Hardware) and EAD (Electronic Access and Data) product clusters.



  • Grows and develops management level talent; drives and manages individual and team performance
  • Represents the site’s engineering group, interfacing with other dormakaba stakeholder groups such as Product Management, Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, Quality, Purchasing, Customer Service and Support
  • Initiates, promotes and supports Innovation initiatives as mandated within the AS-AMERICA organization
  • Leads new product development project delivery with ability to facilitate multiple concurrent programs from concept to commercial launch
  • Demonstrates on-time/on-budget execution of mixed discipline product development
  • Maintains current view of relevant emerging technologies, development tools, and best practices




  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • 15+ years in Product Development Engineering / 5-7 years in graduating engineering leadership roles
  • Working knowledge of CAD systems both mechanical and electrical
  • Program management experience including strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time, domestic and international




  • Candidates who embrace dormakaba’s core values will be most successful in our organization: Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance
  • Strong customer centric approach is a must
  • 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, 401(k), 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!



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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis