Chemical Process Engineer


Huntsville, AL, US

REQ ID:  44026

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

Job Title: Chemical Engineer
Location: Huntsville, AL

Job Description/Duties:

This position will be responsible for the research, design, and development of new production processes Additionally, the optimization of current processes through data collection, analysis, and process improvement initiatives.  Also, responsible for leading process improvement teams made up of shop floor personnel, maintenance technicians, and engineers to drive process throughput and safety optimization and improvement. The Chemical Process Engineer will prepare detailed P&ID drawings, process flow diagrams, and work instructions for new and existing processes. Lastly, most work tasks will take place on the shop floor.


Education and Work Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical or Metallurgical Engineering
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a production environment
  • Extensive knowledge of metallurgical processes:  calcination, crystallization, purification, extraction, bluing, reduction, carburization.
  • Ability to work and lead others to work 100% safe
  • Ability and desire to work in a heavy industrial environment

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: Huntsville

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