Quality Engineer


Greenfield, MA, US, 01301

REQ ID:  43961


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 8,700 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2 billion in revenues in fiscal 2022. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


Quality Engineer
Greenfield, MA


Job Summary:

Support and maintain manufacturing goals by leading investigations and participating in resolution activities. Responsible for aligning corporate standards to plant deliverables via training and hands-on demonstrations. Lead and support site quality initiatives to ensure cost efficiency and conformance to standards.  Ensure Customer First initiatives are working as designed. 


Job Duties:

  • Ensure commercialized product design intent and product integrity is retained as materials, processes, equipment, methods, and specifications change.
  • Assist with procedure creation and modification as needed to maintain a healthy document management system.
  • Evaluate trend data on repeat issues and help improve problem solving activities.
  • Understand complaint management software and ensure it is used as designed.
  • Validate procedures, control plans, and inspection plans are aligned to customer requirements. 
  • Identify problems influenced by manufacturing and carry out investigations, performing appropriate root cause analysis.
  • Communicate investigations to customers and Kennametal leadership by way of technical writing, documentation, and reporting. 


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering preferred, 2+ years’ experience in quality or process engineering discipline.
  • General critical skills with the ability to teach, train, guide in a plant setting.
  • Statistical skills preferred, but not required if candidate has appropriate knowledge and experience with problem solving activities.

Kennametal Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. As such, it is the policy of Kennametal Inc. to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, or other protected status, group, or characteristic under federal, state, and/or local law or regulation. It is Kennametal Inc.'s policy to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield MA

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