Share this Job

Celebrating its 80th year as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2018. Learn more at




SENIOR Engineer, Advanced manufacturing


Kennametal, Inc. seeks a Senior Engineer, Advanced Manufacturing to work in Johnson City, TN, and with global manufacturing locations to identify opportunities and improve powder compaction processes through the application of new equipment and systems, improved programming techniques, process evaluation improvements, material handling and other engineering related areas. Duties include: (i) developing and/or transitioning new and improved processes to manufacturing, including the preparation of procedures and other manufacturing documentation; (ii) providing on-site assistance for equipment installation, troubleshooting, quality improvements, capability issues, productivity improvement and capital purchases; (iii) developing plans and budgets, team selection, assigning activities, conducting progress reviews, launching corrective actions and assuring all EHS guidelines and requirements are met; (iv) working with purchasing and outside vendors to obtain necessary capital equipment; and (v) developing the preparation of functional specifications and the evaluation alternatives. 


Must have 10 years of experience in a manufacturing engineering position.


Must also have any experience with: (i) creating PQPR(s) (Product Quantity/Product Routing) Matrix for Plant Simulation; (ii) CNC/HMI programming; (iii) CNC Machine programming; (iv) Value Stream Mapping, FMEA, Set-up Reduction; (v) Design for Manufacturing; (vi) SAP Production Planning; (vii) Hydraulic systems (viii) electro-mechanical compacting systems; (ix) automation systems; and (x) compaction of Tungsten Carbide.


Apply at

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, ERP, Systems Engineer, Engineering, Technology