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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 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.

Job Title

Manufacturing Engineer



This position exists to support and improve Kennametal Inc, Tungsten based powders operations, based in Huntsville, Alabama.  This individual will provide engineering support on various processes and projects, including design, P&ID’s, equipment specifications, and equipment installation.  In addition, the individual will support production associates to drive new process development, process improvements, and safety improvements.



• Must be able to plan and execute projects and complete short-term work assignments independently, with periodic technical direction.
• Troubleshooting mechanical/electrical systems experience
• Ability to read and modify electrical schematics.  

• Experience with plant controls and instrumentation: thermocouples, RTDs, VFDs, motor starters, relay switches, 3-phase motors, level controls, pressure controls, motion switches, limit switches, PLCs, flow meters preferred

• Ability to create and modify P&IDs 
• Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite and MS Project

• Technical writing and communication skills are required.

• CAD experience required.  Experience with AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor preferred.

• B.S. degree in an Engineering discipline with 2-8 years of experience required.  The engineering disciplines of Mechanical, Chemical, or Process are preferred.


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: Huntsville

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