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Asst Manager Mfg


Bangalore, KA, IN

REQ ID:  39182

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 8,600 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $1.8 billion in revenues in fiscal 2021.

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Job Title: Asst Manager

Job Location: Bangalore


Job Summary:

In charge for sintering and hipping of carbide processing in the plant Ensure products are produced as per required quality and ensure furnace health and related activities and development of processes and system. Ensure plant targets and metrics are achieved. This position works within the manufacturing plant /product unit.


Key Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for planning and execution of daily sintering plans and ensure plant metrics are achieved.
  • Responsible for process control and improvements to ensure required quality of products.
  • Responsible for driving lean projects in the plant for productivity and quality improvements.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance of ISO 9000 OSHAS 14000.
  • Ensure good industrial relation in the plant.
  • Ensure safety culture and compliance to all EHS requirements of the area.
  • Ensure optimum utilization and efficiency improvements of the sintering furnaces.
  • Coordinate with all other areas in the plant like pressing/shaping /Inspection to ensure over all plant metrics are achieved.
  • Coordinate with other functions of the company like plant engg, Reliability engg, R&D, PED, HR, Finance etc for any requirement.
  • Ensure lean activities are implemented in the related area.
  • Ensure cost savings and process improvement projects are in line with targets.
  • Ensure preparation of procedures and other manufacturing documentation. Provides assistance for troubleshooting, quality improvements, capability issues, productivity improvement and capital purchases.
  • Drives process improvements, capital installation and new process introductions.
  • Responsible for powder approval process and ensuring quality of product in coordination with powder plant, quality and R&D.


Education , Work Experience, Skills, Certificates : Bachelor’s Degree


Years of Relevant Work Experience Required: 5-8 years


Preferred Areas of Education, Certifications, and Skills: 

  • B.E in Metallurgical engg /Mechanical engg (Metallurgy preferred) from reputed institute.
  • Sound knowledge of powder metallurgy processes like sintering, powder characterization, Experience in carbide processing, sintering, heat treatment, pressing, green powder machining preferred.
  • Knowledge of lean tools implementation, ISO, EHS systems desired.
  • Good people management skills and Working in a team.

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