Assistant Manager - Design


Bangalore, KA, IN

REQ ID:  43792

Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) brings together materials science, technical expertise, innovative thinking and superior customer service to help the world fly, drive, power and build. Our tools, materials and wear-resistant solutions enable customers to run longer, cut faster and machine with greater precision. Kennametal is built for performance, and every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2.0 billion in revenues in fiscal 2022.

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Job Summary

  • Independently owning product, Continuous updation of existing machines
  • New product development: New machines and features-Grinding machines
  • Assisting other team members in all design activities, documentation & data generation in PDM.
  • Selection of standard assemblies & bought out parts.
  • Designing different machine elements & small assemblies.
  • Design of Hydraulic, Pneumatic & Coolant circuits.
  • Cost estimation of new components and budget adherence.


Key Job Responsibilities

  • Continuous improvement and engineering change management of existing machines (CNC Grinding machines)
  • Designing of new add on features & New machines.
  • Preparation of Conceptual and Final layouts
  • All projects related to engineering calculations.
  • Drawing revisions/Alterations.
  • ISO document preparation.
  • Part list preparation.
  • PDM activities.
  • Interaction with suppliers / vendors, other functions and customers
  • Preparation & adherence of project schedule


Skills & Education

  • Hands-on experience in CNC machine tool design - preferably HMC’s, VMC’s and Grinding machines.
  • Good knowledge about - Slides, spindles, Rotary tables, ball screws, bearings etc.
  • Basic engineering calculations for machine design.  
  • Knowledge of different manufacturing processes.
  • Good interpretation of engineering drawings with GD&T
  • Knowledge of different materials, heat treatment and finishing process.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic, coolant & pneumatic circuits
  • Knowledge of 6 sigma tools -DFMA, VE etc. is added advantage.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD & Solid works software’s.
  • Good communication skills .


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