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Data Analyst Intern


Asheboro, NC, US

REQ ID:  41184

ith 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

Job Title: Manufacturing Data Analyst Intern

Location: Asheboro, NC


Kennametal is looking for exceptional talent as we continue to roll-out our $300MM global modernization initiative to better serve our customers and advance our organization. This high-visibility, high-growth opportunity will help us drive Industry 4.0 initiatives by applying data analytics and machine learning principles to deliver business outcomes in worldwide plants. We're looking for problem solvers, innovators, and individuals who are interested in making an immediate impact through their contributions.



  • Identify high ROI use cases for Data Analytics and Machine Learning through collaborating with Advanced Integrated Manufacturing, plant management, and IT
  • Develop analytics to find actionable insights from a large volume of machine/process/business data and improve manufacturing performance including Quality, Throughput, Uptime, and On Time Performance
  • Develop and deploy Machine Learning algorithms including Anomaly detection, Predictive Quality, and Predictive Maintenance for various manufacturing processes
  • Design and conduct controlled experiments to validate and improve the accuracy of algorithms
  • Present results to different personas without analytics background including operators, supervisors and plant managers


Required Qualifications:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. students from an accredited college/university in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, or related fields with a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Proficiency in Python or R
  • Hands-on experience with state-of-art Machine Learning libraries


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with IoT platforms like Azure
  • Familiar with business systems like SAP
  • Experience with visualization tools like Power BI
  • Experience with vibration analysis
  • Basic understanding of manufacturing processes is a plus


  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.

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