Hoosier Pattern believes in taking care of its family.  In addition to the benefits offered to each full-time employee, we all have a great time at the quarterly outings where the employees have the opportunity to meet family members of the people they work with.  We do have air conditioning throughout the shop which is great on hot or humid days. There is also a benefits package that the shop has which includes:

Health insurance

Company matched IRA

Life insurance

Paid vacation

Bereavement pay

Reimbursement for pre approved schooling


If you have questions about any of the current listings, please call Laurie Mrvos with Human Resources at 260-724-9430 ext. 120
Download our employment application here

Sand Printing Associate

HPI is seeking someone to join our 3D sand printing team. This is an entry level position. 

Main Job Functions and Role

  • Clean loose sand from cores and molds according to quality standards
  • Pack cores and molds for shipment
  • Perform quality inspection on cleaned cores and molds
  • Unload sand printer boxes as needed
  • Assist in cleaning the 3D sand printer
  • Operate forklift as needed
  • Operate overhead cranes and hoists as needed
  • Clean, organize and maintain work area
  • Perform fill-in tasks as needed: cleaning, CNC coolant and chip maintenance, supporting maintenance needs, etc

Qualifications and Background

  • Independant work, self starter
  • Positive thinker to contribute to improvements and problem solving
  • Mechanical aptitute beneficial 
  • Some knowledge of leverage and handling weight with equipment beneficial
  • Able to offactionally stoop, climb, bend and lift up to 50 pounds


  • Must be willing to work overtime and some weekends

How To Apply:
Call Laurie Mrvos, Human Resource Manager: 260.706.4120 or stop by to fill out an application

Tooling Designer-Pattern Maker

Looking for an experienced 3D CAD Designer(3+ years required).  Foundry tooling knowledge or experience modeling in Cimatron a plus. Must have the ability to multi task and work in a fast paced environment with ever changing workload and customer specifications.

Responsibilities include:

  • Create 3D models from supplied customer specifications.
  • Communicate with customers and build relationships
  • Complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Work with team members to diagnose problems and develop creative solutions.

How To Apply:
Call Laurie Mrvos, Human Resource Manager: 260.706.4120 or stop by to fill out an application

Download our employment application here

All applications must be turned in at Hoosier Pattern (906 N 10th St) Normal hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 7am-4:30pm and Friday: 7am-11am

All applicants are required to take an aptitude test upon turning in an application. Aptitude test must be filled out at Hoosier Pattern and not be taken out of the building.

Pay will be based on skills and experience.  Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, IRA, paid vacation and holidays, with dental and vision available.