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Manufacturing Operator Experienced-US

Location: 

Bedford, PA, US

REQ ID:  42597

 

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 9,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $1.9 billion in revenues in fiscal 2020. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
Automatic and/or hand braze carbide tips through electrical induction.
 

This position works under the supervision of the Supervisor - Manufacturing, or in his/her absence, the designee. Duties are performed without constant supervision. Assignments are made daily and results are reviewed daily or as needed.

 

This position requires:

(1) a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma;

(2) completion of basic math, blueprint reading and gauge-reading training; and Six months of manufacturing experience is preferred.

(3) ability to understand written and oral instructions and communicate with supervisors and coworkers.

 

ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Safety: Perform pre-operation checks for both individual machines and work area. Perform safety inspections required for individual machines and associated equipment.
  • Production:De-burr and clean recesses of steel bodies.
  • Applies flux to tips and places braze material on surface of joint.
  • Set-up and operate conventional braze machines and assemble carbide tips to steel bodies.
  • Work with engineering or supervisor to help establish new braze processes.
  • Perform grinding, blasting, dipping, labeling, reporting, packing as needed to support production.
  • Support other production activities as needed. (ie, T&D, Maintenance)
  • Quality: Inspect parts to meet established ISO requirements
  • Delivery: Support functions and change-overs to meet established due dates
  • Cost: Responsible for tracking and problem solving of the materials used and efficient equipment use to reduce cost.
  • Inventory: Responsible for management of WIP components (i.e., carbide, braze, flux and steel bodies). Perform cycle counts as specified.
  • Lean: Participate in lean events and utilize lean processes in daily duties
  • TPM: Perform daily required TPM on associated equipment
  •  Perform daily required 5S activities for work area
  • Metrics: Perform daily activities associated with gathering and posting established metrics
  • Data: Accurate and timely recording of required data (i.e. Production, quality etc)

As part of our core values, Kennametal is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all people.  We are an Equal Opportunity employer.


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