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Applications Engineer-UK


Kingswinford, DUD, GB

REQ ID:  41183

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 8,600 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $1.8 billion in revenues in fiscal 2021.

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We are looking for a great professional to join us as Applications Engineer.

The core purpose of this position is to technically support and promote the sales and marketing of Kennametal Metal cutting Products.


Your ultimate accountability would be to support the sales engineers in technical matters to achieve the sales targets; to work with customers to achieve agreed targets by using new tools or applying new production processes, promotions and strategic initiatives.


Main relevant tasks / skills as addition, guess it is:


  • Driving market share growing for defined customers
  • Find solutions for complex technical machining processes and provide guidance for cutting-tool engineering design
  • Expand sales to customers by identifying additional technical needs and direct activities associated with the Kennametal product to meet those needs.
  • Develop and grow partnerships with customer engineering and manufacturing management personnel.
  • Offer input on competitor service offerings and changing customer demands.
  • Support activities associated with procurement, handling and application of new and current products used by the account
  • Develop solution customized to customer’s needs .
  • Collect the right technical data needed to achieve the target
  • Understand customer’s needs and reflect them in the solution
  • Make implementation test in customer’s workshop.
  • Assist SE and AE in reaching sales target , offering them support from the study of the component until the test on the customer machine .
  • Visit the customer and explain the benefit of a different approach and the capability of our tools
  • Develop PPTX for end market trainings .
  • Support the marketing team in creating new material based on component approach.
  • Integrate CAM simulations to solutions to improve customer understanding of the strategy .


Additional skills beneficial and of advantage:

  • Good attitude face to face meeting
  • High level of skills in metal cutting industry
  • CNC operation, metal cutting machining strategy
  • Varicut or NC-Simul experience (3,4,5 axis)
  • Good CAD/CAM 3,4,5 axis experience skills
  • High level of competences next to the tool machine.
  • Good mobility
  • Open mind with different cultures mindset
  • Communication skills
  • Good skills with power point

Equal Opportunity Employer

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