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Celebrating its 80th year 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 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2018. Learn more at




An excellent opportunity has become available to join Kennametal as an Application Engineer. The Application Engineer will work with one of our most prestigious customers evaluating their manufacturing needs and providing a complete tool management solution with associated costs.


Working directly with the customer based onsite, you will engage in customer-facing activities such as troubleshooting and providing technical support. The successful candidate will be competent with 3 and 5 axis programming and be able to provide advice on fixturing (work holding & tooling), and machining processes.


This will require a sophisticated level of technical expertise that will include experience of cutting tools, working knowledge of various materials, and knowledge of a variety of machine tools (Mazak, Mori Seiki, DMG, Leighti, Starrag, Grob, and Huron etc).




  • To effectively manage specified projects that involves evaluating customers manufacturing needs and providing solutions.
  • To maintain a thorough working and application knowledge of all company products, and Services.
  • To acquire and develop all necessary professional sales knowledge and skills in accordance with the company
  • personal development and training programmes.
  • Effectively prove out performance of specified tooling within a production environment.
  • To maintain a thorough working knowledge of Company’s CAD / CAM software Solutions.
  • To compile and present professional Project documentation to customers. This documentation may include, Solid Modelling,
  • Process Sheets, Tooling Sheets, Time Studies, Cost per Part Evaluations, and Tooling Quotations.
  • To ensure all activities are conducted in a professional, confidential and ethical manner.
  • Other duties that may be agreed to enhance the company’s image and performance.


Typical Education and work experience


  • A recognized qualification in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or time served apprenticeship.
  • Experience within the metal cutting or precision tooling industry.
  • High level of competence using CAD, CAM.
  • Programming 3 and 5 Axis CNC Turning and Milling machines working with exotic materials.
  • An In-depth understanding of the manufacturing industry and concepts associated with Kennametal Products.
  • An innovative and self-motivated individual whom is able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Flexibility to work the following shift patterns rotating on a weekly basis 06:00 - 14:00, 14:00 - 22:00 & 08:00 - 16:00.
  • Proficiency with MS Office in Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Excellent command of the English language.


Base Location


Balassagyarmat, Szügyi út, 2660 Hungary




Competitive basic salary, incentive scheme and benefits package.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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