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Major Tool & Machine Overview

Indianapolis, IN
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Industrial Manufacturing
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Major Tool & Machine is recognized as a critical leader in providing world-class manufacturing, engineering, fabrication, precision machining, and assembly services to a variety of United States and International customers.

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Mission: Our Mission is to provide World-Class engineering, fabrication, machining, and assembly services.

Major Tool & Machine – Why Work For Us?


Mission and ValuesVision:

To be our customer’s premier supplier.


To provide World-Class engineering, fabrication, machining, and assembly services.

For us to provide extraordinary manufacturing services to our customers, we must demonstrate:

  • Realistic and time-bound commitments and capabilities
  • A willingness to understand our customers’ requirements and expectations and a drive to meet them at all times
  • A sense of urgency toward fulfilling customers’ needs
  • A commitment to quality and continuous process improvement throughout the organization
  • Our ability to attract, develop, and retain employees who have a passion for learning, personal growth, and dedication.


  • Mutual Respect and Trust
  • Hard Work
  • Dedication
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Responsiveness
  • Quality
  • Safety


Established in 1946, Major Tool & Machine started business in custom manufacturing, specializing in the production of tooling and aircraft ground support equipment, and has since significantly expanded its market scope and capabilities.

Today, we are recognized as a critical leader in providing world-class manufacturing, engineering, fabrication, precision machining, and assembly services to a variety of United States and International customers. Major Tool & Machine manufactures hardware for a variety of industries including Aerospace, Defense, Power Generation, Commercial Industrial, and the Nuclear markets.

Operating and registered as a certified small business, Major Tool & Machine has grown to over 600,000 square feet of manufacturing space in the Indianapolis area and excels in the following areas:

  • Complex engineering, fabrication, precision machining, and assemblies
  • Experienced project & program management
  • Contract manufacturing from material acquisition to assembly and testing
  • Dedicated production services
  • High variety, medium volume production

The experience of our people allows us to fulfill each customer’s specific requirements. The processes employed are technical and complex in nature, which requires our workforce to be highly competent and flexible in their ability to understand, communicate and respond to the customer’s needs. Our manufacturing processes and capabilities are important to our success, but the ability to meet and exceed customer expectations is impossible without the right people. Our employees develop and maintain a strong bond with our corporate values: mutual respect and trust, hard work, dedication, integrity, dependability, responsiveness, and commitment to quality.

To inspire dedication and continual improvement, we continually develop strong relationships with our employees and share the vision of the organization. Frequent expressions of appreciation for our workforce in general and positive recognition of desired behaviors help reinforce the essence of the values of the corporation.

Relationships within our community are very important. We want to share our success through community relations with other entities that support the local neighborhood and broader community. These relationships are developed through investing in human and social services, potential employees, and the general development of goodwill. To that end, we promote employees becoming volunteers for organizations that Major Tool & Machine supports, or with the charitable organization of their choice.

What Our People Say

With a history of over sixty years, Major Tool & Machine has become a trusted partner to customers and a valued company to employees. Here are just a few comments from our team members:

“I love the variety of work that we do. Different projects allow me to grow and expand my knowledge. We’re constantly challenged to create unique parts, with different materials, sizes, and uses. Major Tool & Machine is a place you can work for your entire career and never be bored!” – Process Engineer, Major Tool & Machine

“Major Tool provides state-of-the-art facilities and the technology to support us. Our facilities allow us to tackle large projects, but the company has maintained a connected feel for employees. I enjoy our diverse scope of work – we see many different industries and projects, which make our engineers well-rounded.” – Process Engineer, Major Tool & Machine

Major Tool & Machine Reviews

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    I worked at Major Tool & Machine full-time


    Provides alot of engineering work


    Did not get to work with all of the engineering teams

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Major Tool & Machine Interviews



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    Welder Interview

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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Major Tool & Machine.


    Written test to check your ability to do math. Weld a few test plates. You then have a chat with the fabrication manager. MTM looks for potential, do your best to show them you want to be one of the best and you might get a call. If you're already one of the best in the field then you should already have 20yrs experience and a stable well paid job. Don't act like you know it all. They want people willing to learn and do things in ways that have already been proven to work most effectively.

    Interview Questions

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Major Tool & Machine Awards & Accolades

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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

First Job Programs

Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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