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Maintenance/EHS Supervisor


Greenfield, MA, US, 01301

REQ ID:  31977

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.

Maintenance/EHS Supervisor


This is a Skilled Trades position responsible for directing and coordinating maintenance work to maintain the building and all the equipment encompassed in the Kennametal Facility.  The individual will need to interact with all levels of plant personnel to resolve issues utilizing problem solving skills, manuals, technical support, and the skills listed below to obtain sustainable resolutions with a sense of urgency.


Maintenance Job Requirements

  • Leadership
    • Positive, Self-starter.
    • Highly motivated.
    • Ability to positively guide, train and interact with people.
    • Communicate with clear expectations.
    • Ability to effectively communicate issues and interact with management.
    • Ability to analyze and resolve problems.
    • Leads by example and follows company policies, protocols, and work practices
    • Ability to safely plan work
  • Management Systems
    • Experienced with Preventative maintenance programs and systems such as SAP or other systems.
  • Electrical
    • Journeymen Troubleshooting skills
    • Ability to read and comprehend Schematics
    • Multi-Meter & Ammeter Utilization
    • Single phase & 3 phase motor control
    • PLC & Ladder Logic programming & understanding  
    • Soldering
  • Mechanical
    • Journeymen Troubleshooting skills
    • Blueprint reading
    • Power tool usage capability
    • Welding: Arc and/or TIG
    • Pipe fitting; Soldering / Threading
    • Power Transmission applications knowledge (Gearboxes, sprockets, & Belts)
  • Pneumatics / Hydraulics
    • Schematic Reading
    • Journeyman Troubleshooting skills
    • Application selection knowledge


Environmental, Health and Safety Job Requirements:

  • Experienced with NFPA70E electrical safety and arc flash requirements, PPE, hand tools, and safe work practices.
  • Experience with Lock, tag and verify work practices, procedures, applications and ability to train others.
  • Experience with machine guarding and fabrication
  • Experienced and trained in Fall Protection requirements, PPE inspections, and safe work practices.
  • Experience with environmental permits such as SPCC, Storm Water, Waste Water treatment, waste management.
  • Experience with problem solving tools such as 5 why analysis, fishbone, or other methods.
  • Experience with project management and using third party services to complete work.
  • Basic Microsoft Office computer skills (excel, power point, etc.)


Education and Experience:

A minimum of 5 years’ experience with specified training from a vocational school, technical college or a journeyman card holder in a field applying to industrial maintenance.  Must have reading, writing skills and able to use computers efficiently on a daily basis.  Ability to understand, follow and push plant processes and procedures while guiding the Maintenance team.  This job requires frequent walking, ability to lift up to 30 lbs, standing for extended periods or hours a day. The Individual must be flexible to work alternative shifts or overtime to support the business needs. 




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: Springfield MA

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