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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 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2019. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.




Carbide Furnace Operator - 12 hour rotating nights


Duties and Responsibilities:


·         Observe all safety rules and wear appropriate PPE, where required.  Report all safety incidents, unsafe acts and conditions.

·         Loads boats and places boats into furnace

·         Unloads boats

·         Maintain temperature of furnaces with pyrometer

·         Maintains records of furnace temperature and furnace production

·         Perform routine cleaning and maintenance on furnaces

·         Perform other related duties as assigned


Equipment Used:


Personal Protective Equipment, Crane, Scale, Screeners, Scoops, Furnaces, Load/Unload Tables, Powder Bins, Pyrometer, Forklift, and Tow Motor


Skills/Knowledge Required:

·         Must be able to read and write

·         Good interpersonal skills and able to work in a team environment

·         Basic Mathematical Skills

·         Record Keeping Skills


Physical Requirements:


·         Must be able to use both hands at the same time while pushing, pulling, twisting bending, lifting, stooping, and walking

·         Must be able to work for long periods, while standing

·         Must have good eye/hand coordination with all physical movements well coordinated


Job Conditions & Hazards:


·         Moderate Dust

·         Must be able to lift a minimum of 25kgs

·         Potential strains, pinch points, and lacerations

·         Hot Surfaces


Education Guidelines:


·         High School Diploma or GED


Experience Guidelines:


·         Minimum of one year experience working in a manufacturing environment


Behavioral Dimensions:


·         Safety Awareness

·         Initiative

·         Quality/Attention to Detail

·         Analysis/Problem Assessment

·         Teamwork

·         Demonstrate the 6 (S) Concept: Safety; Sift and Sort (Organize); Stabilize (Orderliness); Shine (Cleanliness); Standardize (Adherence); Sustain (Self-discipline)


Reports to: Manufacturing Supervisor

Equal Opportunity Employer