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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 - Entry Level

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Must be available to work weekends and overtime when necessary



Kennametal is hiring an Entry Level Quality Technician for their Goshen, IN plant. The Quality Technician would perform dimensional, visual, and physical properties inspections of products at various stages of the manufacturing process. The Quality Technician will carry out projects and assignments required to assist the Quality Department to maintain the Quality Management System and Customer Satisfaction. This is a position providing outstanding growth opportunities, excellent salary & benefits, and career stability.


Essential Functions:

  •  Prepare samples for chemical analysis
  •  Maintain quality records including filing, scanning, updating, creating, etc.
  •  Maintain and update procedures and other quality documentation as needed.
  •  Input internal audit data to produce reports.
  •  Enter data into SAP QMS including inspection plans, routing inspections, material master, and cert profiles.
  •  Follow up on NCR and initiate corrective action when necessary.
  •  Assist with training documentation and filing.
  •  Assist with calibration scheduling.
  •  Write procedures and practices as required.
  •  Maintain 5S+1 in office area.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED with minimum 2 years experience in similar position 
  • Effective communication skills; written and verbal.
  • Familiar with ISO requirements.
  • 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.
  • Familiar with Rockwell hardness machines

  • Experience with calipers, micrometers, and various inspection and testing equipment.

  • Welding experience is a plus.




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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