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Sr Engineer Engineering Technology-US


Huntsvile, AL, US

REQ ID:  40345

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 Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Job Title: Sr. Process Engineer

Location: Can be located in Huntsville, Latrobe, Rogers


Job descriptions:

  • Establish subject matter expertise for materials, processes, and technologies for enterprise-wide support
  • Support product development, process development, intellectual property, and quality, manufacturing, and EHS through the development of hardfacing materials and technology
  • Initiate, plan and implement technology, manufacturing, and capital projects
  • Provide remote and on-site technical assistance to manufacturing
  • Provide various technical supports such as failure analysis and consulting to business team and customers
  • Author and maintain internal procedures and work instructions
  • Assist in vendor and material qualification, prepare functional specifications
  • Research, evaluate and develop new technologies, analytical techniques, and processing methods
  • Travel up to 25%, depending on project activity


The candidate shall have the following qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required, prefer Ph. D. or M.S. in Materials Science and engineering  
  • Knowledge of powder metallurgy, metal powder processing, and hardfacing/cladding processing technology
  • Knowledge about steels, nickel and cobalt alloys, and ceramic matrix composites
  • Practical experience in material characterization including microstructure and property evaluation.
  • Industrial experience in manufacturing is a plus
  • Effective verbal/written communications skills
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment 



 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: Decatur

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