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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.


Manage the Quality Assurance function, including the management of plant quality personnel. Maintain all facets of the quality system, respond to customer and supplier issues, and support continuous improvement through Lean, Six Sigma, and Root Cause Analysis


  • Set direction of the QA Dept. and manage the QA staff in the development and maintenance of effective and efficient quality systems
  • Maintain the Quality System to the current ISO standard. Ensure periodic systems and process audits are developed and implemented.
  • Interface with Marketing and Customers to resolve concerns
  • Plan and execute projects to reduce cost.

Minimum Requirements

  • 4 year secondary degree, plus advanced degree preferred. - Chemical engineer, metallurgy, chemical science degree required
  • 8+ years in discipline
  • 3 - 5 years management.

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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