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Process Operator - 1st shift


New Albany, IN, US

REQ ID:  40226

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 Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


Production Operator

1st Shift:  Monday-Friday: 7:00am-3:30pm


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Observe all safety rules and wear appropriate PPE.  Report all safety incidents, unsafe acts and conditions.
  • Weigh grade poder.
  • Load and unload mills.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Skills/Knowledge Required

  • Record Keeping Skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work in a team environment.


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to climb 4 ft. Ladder.
  • Must be able to use both hands at the same time while pushing, pulling, twisting, bending, lifting, stooping and walking.
  • Must be able to work for long periods while standing.
  • Must have good eye/hand coordination with all physical movements well-coordinated.


Job Conditions & Hazards

  • Moderate Dust.
  • Must be able to lift a maximum of 33 pounds.


Education Guidelines

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Must be able to read, write, perform basic math (addition, subtraction, multiply and divide).


Experience Guidelines

Prefer at least one year of experience in a manufacturing environment.



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.

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