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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 Summary - Remote
The Analyst IT Solutions designs new IT solutions in our Enterprise Systems and integrates machines and robots into our Industry 4.0 Platform. 
Once a solution is designed the Solutions Analyst works with the IT Application Development team to build and test the solution and with the IT Service Delivery team to ensure proper support and deployment. She/he also provides documentation and support for our IT Field Service at the plants to deploy our machine integrations .

Key Job Responsibilities
•    Develop and Understand business requirements from our plants and/or machine integration needs
•    Work with machine vendors and engineering to document and/or refine the machine integration capabilities
•    Assess existing capabilities and determine solution strategies to close the gaps
•    Design the solution, build proof of concepts and document the solution.
•    Train IT Service Delivery and Field Service to deploy the solution across the different plants and manage/monitor progress.
•    Support solution development, Develop test cases and support implementation and ramp-up.
•    Work with Global Supply Planning, Operation Excellence and Planners in the plant to update and apply Operation System and relevant K100 metrics

Education, Work Experience, Skills, Certificates 
•    Bachelor’s degree in Information or 3-5 years’ experience around MES Systems and/or Automation.
•    Experienced with the SAP-ERP (application and development) especially with PP, QM, MM, PM, PLM. 
•    Participated in successful Deployment of Execution Systems 
•    Good communication skills across all audiences and fluent English
•    SQL and SQL Server

Other skills that might be of benefit
•    Experience with Kepware and SAP PCo (or like tools)
•    Knowledge and experience in integrating machines with MES systems and/or Dashboards
•    Business skills (e.g. Engineer, Shop Floor Supervisor or Operator)
•    Network, Security, Mobile, Cloud
•    Lean Green or Black Belt certification 
•    PLC development

Equal Opportunity Employer