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Plant Manager (m/w/d)


Ebermannstadt, BY, DE, 91320

REQ ID:  40003

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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Plant Manager (m/w/d)



We are looking for a Plant Manager to join us in our manufacturing plant in Ebermannstadt. Our vision, to exceeding continuously increasing customer expectations.


Our dedicated employees go home every day just as healthy as they start every day.

We keep our delivery promises given to the customer in terms of quality and delivery reliability!

We support our customers, being solution-oriented and fast in implementation





  • Planning and management of the entire operational activity of the plant
  • Responsibility for operational processes and performance standards for measuring progress
  • Daily monitoring of all processes to identify and resolve problem areas regarding all production, logistics and result topics.
  • Reporting to director Manufacturing EMEA
  • Head of the Safety Leadership Committee and development of the Safety Flight Plan
  • Responsibility for the financial performance of the plant (P&L)
  • Responsibility to ensure customer satisfaction in terms of lead time, on-time delivery, and quality of the product





  • Self-motivation, engagement and driven to find solutions
  • Live our Kennametal values of safety, respect, integrity & accountability
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and acting in the four essential building blocks
    • Customer obsession
    • Long-term thinking
    • Ingenuity
    • Operational excellence
  • Commit to following leadership principles
    • Customer obsession, 100% customer oriented
    • Ownership
    • Invent and Simplify
    • The right decision
    • Stay curious and constantly learn new things
    • Hire and develop the Best
    • Insist on highest standards
    • Think big
    • BIAS for action
    • Frugality - targeted use of resources
    • Earn Trust
    • Dive Deep
    • Have Backbone, disagree and commit
    • Deliver Results
  • Get people ready for the change, prioritize as a top change, people need to make, in how they think and act:
    • Customer Frist
    • Everyone Matter
    • Own It
    • Be Bold
    • Focus Now
  • Generate experience what creates Beliefs we require
  • Demonstrate the ownership necessary for achieving our Key Results
  • Share passion for “High productivity with highest product quality and on-time delivery!” & “Make good money with our satisfied customer”
  • Market- or demand-oriented resource provision for customers.
  • Operational excellence (Quality and Delivery) will be enabling profitable growth with Customer First focus
  • Do more with less resources!
  • Utilize manufacturing capacity what customer needs
  • Leadership track report for >350 population.



Our offer:


  • The possibility to use the scope for action and design proactively
  • Opportunities for further development towards the director level
  • An attractive remuneration package with a variable share


The transparent structures make short decision-making paths possible and individual successes visible. Responsibility does not stop at departmental boundaries and often goes beyond national borders. The corporate culture is thus a piece of lived internationality.


Have we aroused your interest? Then get started!

We look forward to receiving your application.


If you have any questions, please contact our Lead Recruiter, Mr. Marlon Allmannsberger. 
Tel. +49 711 89989167
We are looking forward to your application !


Equal Opportunity Employer

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