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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. 

This position works within the foundry plants, working closely with Manufacturing, Sales, Customer Service and Quality team

members to assist with technical specifications about our products.




  • · Develop, evaluate, improve, and document foundry processes.
  • · Analyze process flow to improve product quality, cost reduction, and throughput.
  • · Provide engineering support to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems.
  • · Analyze casting defects and develop corrective actions.
  • · Provide daily engineering technical support for manufacturing operations including, core room, melting, molding, pouring, cleaning, and finishing areas.
  • · Apply statistical methods to determine and improve process capability, repeatability, first-pass yields, and conformance to quality requirements.
  • · Assist in the design and layout of pattern plates and gating systems.
  • · Develop standard operating procedures, implement procedures, and train associates in their use.
  • · Monitor process controls and adherence to standards



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering 
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Must be able to travel up to 20% domestic and international 
  • Must be authorized to work in the US. 
  • Equal Opportunity Employer 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Material Science, or Metallurgy.
  • Processes: core making, melting, molding, pouring, cleaning, cutoff and finishing.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles and tools.
  • Experience using SAP/ECTR  
  • Advanced computer skills which include proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and 3D solid modeling.
  • CAD - AutoDesk Inventor experience a plus. ·
  • Experience in computer Filling and Solidification Modeling software such as MagmaSoft, Solidcast, or similar, a definite plus.
  • Lean manufacturing/six sigma experience 

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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