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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.




Quality Technician Chemist - Goshen, IN

1st and 2nd shift available



Kennametal is adding a Quality Technician Chemist to its Goshen, IN plant. This is a position providing outstanding growth opportunities, excellent salary & benefits, and career stability. The Quality Technician Chemist will carry out projects and assignments required to assist the Quality Department to maintain the Quality Management System and Customer Satisfaction.


Essential Functions:


  • Prepare samples for chemical analysis
  • Run prepared samples on chemical analysis machines
  • Prepare addendums when necessary to correct chemistry issues
  • Maintain quality records including filing, scanning, updating, creating, etc.
  • Maintain and update procedures and other quality documentation as needed.
  • Prepare certificates of analysis to accompany shipments to customers.
  • Input internal audit data to produce reports.
  • Enter data into SAP QMS including inspection plans, routing inspections, material master, and cert profiles.
  • Perform verification and effectiveness audits for RCAs.
  • Assist with QMS K100 implementation.
  • Follow up on NCR and initiate corrective action when necessary.
  • Assist with training documentation and filing.
  • Assist with calibration scheduling.
  • Act as Quality Manager designee.
  • Write procedures and practices as required.
  • Maintain 5S+1 in office area.


Qualifications and Experience:


  • A degreed chemist or equivalent will be used to oversee the testing in the laboratory. An equivalent of a degreed chemist is 5 years of education and/ or experience in chemistry or a related field like engineering or science.
  • Effective communication skills; written and verbal.
  • Familiar with ISO requirements. Experience with Nadcap, nuclear, GE, or other standards a plus.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of SAP (or high aptitude with ability to learn quickly).
  • Must be able to read complex documents and quickly decipher requirements and regulations.



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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