Furnace Operator - 2nd Shift


New Albany, IN, US

REQ ID:  43117

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 8,700 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2 billion in revenues in fiscal 2022. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.



Furnace Operator

2nd Shift - Monday - Friday 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm


Kennametal delivers productivity to customers seeking peak performance in demanding environments by providing innovative custom and standard wear-resistant solutions. This proven productivity is enabled through our advanced materials sciences and application knowledge. Our commitment to a sustainable environment provides additional value to our customers. Kennametal's portfolio of well-respected brand names and broad global presence enable us to help customers of all sizes in virtually every geography drive success at every stage of their value chain. Strategically aligned across our two core businesses - Industrial and Infrastructure - our products and services touch nearly every manufacturing process. People around the globe can see and touch these results throughout many aspects of their day, from the light switch they turn on to the car they drive.

In search of a self-motivated individual with excellent time management skills.


  • Operators will be responsible for the following:
  • Working 100% Safely
  • Read, understand written and oral instructions to prioritize work
  • Control and monitor multiple furnaces and perform other daily duties per instructions and procedures
  • Build, load, and unload furnaces to accommodate production
  • Communicate with peers, Team Lead, and Management on all aspects of the department
  • Drive forklift, use walk behind forklift or pallet jack
  • Prioritize work and troubleshoot problems
  • Completing daily TPM and department cleaning


  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • Three - five years of furnace, brazing and heat treating experience is strongly preferred
  • Three - five years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work weekly overtime as needed
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience of computer applications including Microsoft Office and databases is preferred

Kennametal Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. As such, it is the policy of Kennametal Inc. to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, or other protected status, group, or characteristic under federal, state, and/or local law or regulation. It is Kennametal Inc.'s policy to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

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