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NC Program Engineer-India


Bangalore, KA, IN

REQ ID:  40390

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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Title: NC Program Engineer/ Senior NC Program Engineer.

Location: Bangalore


Education and Relevant Experience (in brief)

  • B.E. Mechanical with 3 years of Experience.
  • Basic knowledge of process of manufacturing and exposure to CNC machines with programming skills.


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Working knowledge of CAD - Unigraphics – NX application modules like modelling, assemblies, manufacturing, drafting using GD & T is essential.
  • Sound knowledge and good understanding of manufacturing processes like Milling/ Turning/ Drilling/ Grinding with an exposure to the related machine equipment’s.
  • Knowledge sof Vericut simulation software and development of post processors will be an added advantage.
  • Exposure to SAP functionalities of Engineering Design would be preferred.
  • Familiarity with Kennametal global design standards is an added advantage.
  • Passion to work in a challenging work environment with ability to solve design / manufacturing issues.
  • Positive attitude and self-motivated.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • Knowledge of Kannada language and aptitude to pursue career in Design and manufacturing environment.
  • Should be organized and have strong interpersonal, analytical and perseverance skills.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand the manufacturing requirement by studying the Design drawings for linear and geometrical accuracies to be achieved on the part.
  • Decide on locating, clamping and orienting features based on the part configuration and the accuracies to be achieved.
  • Design the component clamping fixtures based on the machine and operations to be performed.
  • Generate the NX CAM file by deciding on sequence of operations, adopting suitable manufacturing methodologies and by selecting proper tools with optimized operating parameters like cutting speeds. feeds and depth of cut.
  •  Adhere to the well-defined and mutually agreed key metrics like completing target number of NC programs per month, achieve RFT levels, on time performance, Lead times and actual vs estimated time of programming.
  • Participate in improving the NC programming process by documenting the design process and by creating the check lists.
  • Work with global manufacturing facilities to support NC programming requirements.
  • Participate in lean initiatives and support team in implementing continuous improvement actions through problem solving.
  • Support NC programming team by developing NC programs for five axis CNC machines.
  • Ensure safe and clean environment by conforming to the requirements as laid down by EHS department. Maintain all compliance with respect to safety and quality.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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