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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.


Manufacturing Process Engineer

New Albany ,IN


Job Description:


To develop, implement, monitor and maintain efficient manufacturing processes and workflow, for products.




· Organize, implement and maintain production process flow

· Develop working instructions, workmanship standards and process documents, and ensure they are followed

· Improve continually existing operation, for increased quality, productivity, efficiency and cost savings

· Investigate operational problems affecting production and reporting and recommending solutions

· Liaise with production planner/scheduler for ensuring the released products have adequate BOM and routings

· Manage manufacturing documentation required for product manufacturing i.e. revise drawing, BOM, accurate work instructions and workmanship standards and process procedures

· Provide manufacturing data i.e. production control charts, reliability, process capability, to improve the process and monitor and measure progress to target

· Organize meetings with other team members to facilitate growth

· Identify ways to reduce production costs through recommendations – i.e. new process equipment, equipment justification to improve performance

· Work with design engineering to include:

  •  Design for cost
  • Design for test
  • Design for manufacturability
  • Design for assembly

· Work with other relevant departments to determine estimated costs, run time, cost reduction and close the feedback loop

· Liaise with suppliers on manufacturing process

· Train and supervise staff on new development processes and technology

· Establish training and quality culture

· Ability to lead a team of people to drive improvement in all phases of an operation. 





· B.S. Engineering with preference to Material Science or  Metallurgy disciplines

· 3+ year’s experience

· Proven track record and working knowledge in a manufacturing industry

· Good knowledge of cell custom build, lean Manufacturing, six sigma and ISO methodology


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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