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Associate Engineer


Asheboro, NC, US

REQ ID:  33122

With over 80 years 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 9,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $1.9 billion in revenues in fiscal 2020. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.



Associate Engineer – SCEM and Taps

1st shift

Asheboro, NC


Kennametal's SCEM and Taps department is part of the Global Product Engineering group and is dedicated to developing high-performance tools to meet customer applications.  The group is primarily responsible for developing and introducing new milling and tapping products and technologies into the marketplace. The main purpose of this position is to work on design guidelines and grinding programming related to endmills and taps.  Knowledge of design information, measuring techniques, and especially manufacturing methods and programing is critical to this position.


Role Synopsis:


Perform duties assigned by Sr. Manager and other engineers of the SCEM and Tap team, including tasks related but not limited to creating/maintaining design guideline information, programming of taps and endmills using various software programs, prototype creation, test planning, and training. Responsible for maintaining of product design guidelines and related manufacturing drawings and associated grinding machine programming.


Experience and Education Requirements:


  • Must have Associate’s degree or equivalent experience in an engineering field
  • Knowledge (through coursework or experience) of Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
  • Knowledge of various software programs used in related tasks.
  • Microsoft Office (especially Excel).
  • Must have experience with Machining process fundamentals.
  • Documented experience programming and use of CNC grinding machines to create round shank cutting tools required.



As part of our core values, Kennametal is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all people.  We are an Equal Opportunity employer

Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

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