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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.




Facilities Maintenance Technician - 1st Shift

(Sign-On Bonus!)


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preventive maintenance and repairs to various aspects of manufacturing plant structure.
  • Repair and maintain walls, floors, and ceilings.
  • Repair or replace light fixtures.
  • Maintain doors and lock systems.
  • Restroom plumbing systems.
  • Move desks and storage units.
  • Clean, prep and paint walls and floors.
  • Replace interior HVAC filters.
  • Organize and clean areas.
  • Keep parking lot clean.
  • Organize and clean back storage lot.
  • Install, move dry erase boards, pictures, other wall hardware.
  • Clean exterior windows.
  • Clean manufacturing areas occasionally - Vacuuming, sweeping floors, running floor scrubber.
  • Tape or paint lines on floors.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Experience with 5S+1 and Work Place Organization a plus. 
  • Safely working with 120 Volt electrical systems. - Lock Out Tag Out
  • Drywall repair.
  • Proper paint prep and application.
  • Basic plumbing skills
  • Thoroughly clean production areas, help Operators implement organization of their tools and materials, develop cleaning and inspection plans for Operators to take over for sustainability.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Forklift experience preferred




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.

Nearest Major Market: Elkhart
Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend

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