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Furnace Operator- (Sign-On Bonus!)


New Albany, IN, US

REQ ID:  33704

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.

Furnace Technician
2nd shift 


(Sign-On Bonus!): You will be eligible for a sign-on bonus of $2,000 to be disbursed within 30 days of your employment at the New Albany facility. Should you leave Kennametal at any point within the first 12 months of employment, you agree to pay Kennametal back 100% of the gross sign-on amount. Should you leave Kennametal a point in time between months 12 to 24 from your start date, you agree to pay Kennametal back 50% of the gross sign-on amount. There will be no requirement to repay back any portion of the sign-on amount should you stay employed with Kennametal beyond 24 months of your start date at the New Albany facility.

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 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.



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: Louisville

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