Sr Engineer Process-India


Bangalore, KA, IN, 560066

On-site or Remote:  Onsite
REQ ID:  44641

About Kennametal

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 and defense, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in nearly 100 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2.1 billion in revenues in fiscal 2023. Learn more at Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube

Position Background:

Title: Executive (Regrinding center BN14)

[Designation will be decided keeping in view the experience of the shortlisted candidate & also the scope of the role]

Location: Bangalore

• Education & Relevant Experience (in brief):

• Bachelor’s Degree Engineering (Mechanical OR Industrial Production).

• Desirable to have 3 - 7 years of shop floor experience & in managing a team of 20 or more members.

• Sound knowledge of Cemented Carbide and knowledge of SAP is essential.

• Individual should have excellent communication skills,

• Be a team member,

• Have analytical mind and high-level technology orientation.

Desired skills and experience:

• Passion to work in a challenging work environment, positive attitude & Self-motivated.

• Excellent communication and listening skills.

• Should be flexible enough to work at Kennametal mfg. locations outside Bangalore.

• Hands-on and can-do attitude - high energy, positive, deadline-driven, dependable with an ability to deliver   results with aggressive deadlines.

• Should be organized and have strong interpersonal, analytical & perseverance skills.

• Knowledge of Kannada Language and aptitude to pursue career in manufacturing desired.

• On a day-to-day basis, leverage resources within the area of accountability to execute the plan.

• Must have hands on Experience on conventional and CNC/l grinding, machines & special process of grinding.

• Setting daily/Weekly /monthly objectives and communicate them to employees.

• Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules.

• Overseeing and coach employees in shopfloor to improve the culture.

• Ensure safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance.

• Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow procedures.

• Submit reports on performance and progress related to man and machine.

• Example: OEE, Scrap, Employee skill management, shipment

• Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements.

• Achieve KPI’S related to Safety, quality, Delivery, cost, and People.

• Able to handle & run the machine in case of problem solving and demonstrate to the operator.

• Know about the Inspection measuring system and able to inspect and clear the part for production running.

• Must have good understanding related to GD&T.

 Key Responsibilities:

• This position reports to the Product Unit Leader & Supervises direct labor in BN-14 (RRC) the intent of achieving defined goals such as Safety, Delivery Lead Times, Daily/Monthly  output schedules, Quality Levels, Financials etc.

• The position is responsible for monitoring daily activities in Shop floor.

• Implementing 5s+1, TPM, EHS compliance, 25 keys and various lean concepts in shop  floor and continuous improvement projects is an added advantage.

• Deploy MBS at all levels to provide a safe, clean work environment by maintaining good safety & housekeeping practices and ensure thorough investigation of all accidents/incidents with appropriate corrective actions.

• Lead workmen through training and application of Lean Manufacturing & Quality tools to produce quality products meeting customer expectations on Lead times and have proper, timely communication with the workforce.

• Participate and lead cross functional teams to evaluate and implement process improvements.

• Engage workmen through open communications and providing relevant training to develop and maintain good  harmonious work atmosphere and eliciting their participation in Continuous Improvement activities.

• On a day-to-day basis, leverage resources within area of accountability to execute the plan.

• Must have hands on Experience on conventional and CNC/l grinding, machines & special process of grinding.

• Must have good understanding related to GD&T

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