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At the forefront of advanced materials innovation for more than 75 years, Kennametal Inc. is a global industrial technology leader delivering 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 11,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.1 billion in revenues in fiscal 2017. Learn more at


Assistant Manager / Manager QA


  • The position is responsible for Quality Assurance activities of Powder manufacturing Production Unit.
  • To lead Met lab and responsible for activities associated with it.
  • To ensure safe working environment in Metallurgical lab.
  • Microstructure analysis of sintered carbide samples and drawing inference.
  • Metallurgical Inspection of Sintered parts, Coated parts and steel parts.
  • Approval of powder batches after evaluation
  • Metallurgical analysis for customer complaint material
  • Preparation of Inspection standards and Master Samples.
  • To conduct Plant audit and suggest improvements, as needed
  • Quality data analysis. Ability to give decision in shop floor for product / process deviation
  • Preparation of Control Plan / Quality plan and implement the same in Shop floor.
  • Familiarity with Measuring instruments & its usage
  • Product & Process Audit to ensure effectiveness of agreed corrective measures
  • Daily internal rejection monitoring & initiate appropriate corrective measures
  • MIS reporting on Quality metrics
  • Supplier audit - for subcontract items
  • Coordination with Field / application team to address customer complaint resolution process
  • To ensure completion of containment actions, in case of complaint
  • Coordination with Cross functional team for shop floor quality improvements / issues / product or process deviation, Product validation
  • Knowledge on computer skills - MS word, Excel, PPT, Statistical Analysis Tool like MINITAB.
  • Good knowledge on powder metallurgy and sintering process
  • Desirable to have 6 ~ 12 years of experience in Quality Assurance process.
  • Familiarity with SPC & SQC tools, Lean Six Sigma and 7QC tools
  • Certified Internal Quality Auditor as per ISO9001:2015
  • Familiarity with PPAP, FMEA, Control plan & MSA.
  • Experience in Customer complaint analysis, 8D methodology, RCA.
  • Knowledge in SAP QM

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