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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







Kennametal, Inc. seeks Engineers – Materials Science Engineering, Spectroscopy (multiple openings) to work in Latrobe, PA, to support product development, process development, intellectual property, and manufacturing through the identification and design of appropriate analyses for characterization of a wide variety of material systems. The position serves as a technical resource for spectroscopic analyses within the company with responsibility for the daily operation of analytical instrumentation, design of fixturing and knowledge sharing of standardized procedures across all corporate locations.


Must have a master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Materials or Applied Science, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or a related field plus one (1) year of experience in a related position.


Must also have any experience with: (i) spectroscopy; (ii) chemistry, corrosion and/or electrochemistry; (iii) instrumentation and mechanical troubleshooting; (iv) computational and statistical analysis; (v) project management; and (vi) technical writing.


Must also be able to lift and position moderate-weight equipment.

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Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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