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Product Engineer - Tooling Systems


Latrobe, PA, US

REQ ID:  35267

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.

Department                                                                  Position                                  

Product Engineering Standard Products                Engineer                                

Location          Kennametal World Headquarters in Latrobe, PA  Latrobe, PA


Job Description


As a member of the Global Tooling Systems Engineering Group, the Engineer would be responsible for planning and executing projects independently and delegating responsibilities for completion of those projects accordingly, leading product development projects on a global basis as well as simultaneously being an active team member on various project teams to provide engineering support.  Establish technical and functional requirements for products based on past experience. Conduct experimental analysis to validate designs. Interface with Marketing, Field Sales, Internal/External customers, Corporate Technology, and Manufacturing in determining the need for and implementation of new products.  The incumbent would also be responsible for the maintenance and expansion of existing product lines.




  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, preferred with experience as well as Master's Degree or Ph.D.
  • Skills of Finite Element Analysis (ANSYS, TWS and Deform preferred) and 3D modeling experience (NX Preferred);
  • Knowledge and experience in Manufacturing technology through the utilization of machine tools and related cutting tools, especially in steel manufacturing;
  • Lab testing and experimental analysis to evaluate engineered solutions.
  • Ability to apply statistical and other mathematical tools, design of experiments, etc.
  • Project and team leadership skills.
  • Disposition for traveling for support of development and customer project.
  • Experience with applications in metal cutting is preferred.
  • Distinctive teamwork ability, performance-oriented, technical ability to communicate, responsible, approach to systematic problem solving, one’s own initiative.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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