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Machine Operator (Tray Prep) - 1st Shift (7am-3pm)

Location: 

LaVergne, TN, US

REQ ID:  33226

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.

Machine Operator (Tray Prep) - Monday-Friday; 7:00am-3:00pm

 

Company

Celebrating its 80th year 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 2018. Learn more at www.kennametal.com.

 

Summary

Kennametal has an immediate opening for a dependable CNC Machinist to work at its manufacturing site located in La Vergne, TN. The facility is a very clean and organized shop - many machines that you will work on are less than 10-years old. Several employees enjoy 20+ years of experience at the facility and are eager to share their knowledge of the organization. Minimum experience includes 2 years set-up and operation of CNC mills and lathes within a job shop environment, machining to close tolerances working from blueprints. The candidate must also possess the ability to edit feeds and speeds, adjust offsets, and troubleshoot. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing company that offers highly competitive pay, excellent benefits and generous paid time off. 

 

Typical duties of the Machinist include the following:

  • Set up and operate, in an efficient timely manner, a wide range of machine tools, both CNC and manual such as mill-turns, mills, lathes, and grinders on a diverse range of products involving difficult operations, aerospace tolerances, and complex shapes.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines.
  • Modify programs in response to problems.
  • Work from and read blueprints as well as setting and checking work to various quality control gages.
  • Troubleshooting, determining causes of operating errors, and deciding what to do about it.
  • Confer with engineering, supervisory, or manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.
  • Receive verbal and written information
  • Complete all necessary documentation, electronic data entries, and communications accurately and timely.
  • Understand written instructions and be willing and able to communicate those instructions to others
  • Read process instructions and drawings and recognize/attend to details
  • Move all materials, either physically or mechanically, necessary to complete assignments
  • Perform inspection of machined products by selecting and setting up precision gaging to ensure external and internal quality specifications and requirements
  • Adhere to and follow all company safety policies and procedures to assure commitment to a 100% safe work environment.

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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.


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