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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 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




Inside Sales Representative


Job Summary
The Inside Sales representative is responsible for acting as a liaison between Widia and our customers and distributors. The incumbent assists with complaints, orders, errors, account questions, and is responsible for generating new leads.


Key Job Responsibilities
•    Provide appropriate and correct information to incoming customer order status and product knowledge requests.
•    Daily tasks involve: entering customer orders, changes, and quote requests, processing returns, expedite orders, entering scheduling agreements and shipping claims.
•    Partnership with the sales team to meet and exceed customer’s service expectations.
•    Generate sales leads for the sales engineers.
•    Provide timely feedback to management regarding challenges or customer concerns.
•    Partnership with the sales team to meet and exceed customer’s service expectations.
•    Listen, document, and help resolve conflicts with customers.
•    Document the patterns and queries that may indicate a larger problem with the product or service that needs to be resolved.
•    A positive attitude, even when faced with misplaced criticism or frustration.
•    The ability to learn quickly and move on from both success and failure.


•    Associate's Degree in relevant field preferred
•    1 or more years of relevant experience or non-degreed with 4 or more years of relevant experience
•    Experience with CRM software
•    Strong organizational skills
•    Highly customer service oriented
•    Strong communication skills
•    Patience in dealing with confused or irate customers.
•    Problem-solving skills, and the ability to think under pressure.
•    Commitment to continual education about the company, products and services.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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