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Applications Engineer - Central Italy


Central Italy, 62, IT, 20057

REQ ID:  41886

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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Applications Engineer – Central Italy



We are looking for a great professional to join us as Applications Engineer. The core purpose of this position is to technically support and promote the sales and marketing of Kennametal Metalcutting Products in the regions of Lazio, Abruzzo and northern Campania, in order to meet the company’s overall targets.


Your ultimate accountability would be to support the sales engineers in technical matters to achieve the sales targets; to work with customers to achieve agreed targets by using new tools or applying new production processes. Also, to support new product launch, promotions and strategic initiatives.





  • Pre-Sales activities:
    • Gather and prepare all information and plan field testing. Run the field test as described in the plan. Record and document all phases of the development and adjust direction as necessary.
    • Promote new products.


  • Post-Sales activities:
    • Troubleshooting if customer has a technical issue when using our products.
    • Learn and understand how the Kennametal products are being used by clients.
    • Work with each client on issues ranging from methodology and technology questions to new functionality and to future business needs and requirements. Optimize the Process of Customer (POS).
    • Work closely with Regional Product Manager / Marketing to help define and found a specific solution at customer’s needs.
  • Monitor customers and competitor’s activities in the market and report important customer and competitor information to the management.


  • Keep abreast of technology trends and alert management.


  • Reporting: CRM, Tool Performance Report, POS-Projects, etc





  • 2 – 5 years of working experience in metal cutting products.


  • Practical experience in Milling, Holemaking, Turning.


  • Knowledge of the metalcutting market and market trends.


  • Technical education in mechanical disciplines (high school) or higher.


  • Able to assess customer needs.


  • Experience on understanding and communicating product and technical information.


  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Windows / Office environment.


  • CAD / CAM knowledge welcome.


  • English certain in talking/writing.


  • Good presentation skills.



Base Location:


Home based ideal base location Central Italy with 75% travel on Lazio, Abruzzo and northern Campania (Caserta and Benevento provinces).



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