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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 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2018. Learn more at




Welder - 1st Shift 
New Albany, IN



Kennametal is seeking an experienced Welder for its New Albany, IN plant. The Welder will have demonstrated knowledge of TIG welding procedures and the ability to use an oxy-acetylene torch.


Kennametal is a climate-controlled facility in New Albany and provides highly competitive pay rates, benefits on day 1 of employment, generous paid time off and paid holidays, 401(k) retirement plan, tuition assistance and other great benefits. As a global company, Kennametal also provides exceptional career growth opportunities. 
Specific Duties:



  • Perform TIG welding on parts used in manufacturing products and process
  • Hand grind and/or prep materials for operations as needed
  • Support other production activities as needed.
  • Perform pre operation checks for both individual machines and work area
  • Perform safety inspections required for individual machines and associated equipment (i.e. crane, fork trucks, jigs & fixtures)
  • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned


Experience & Education

  • A high school diploma or general equivalency diploma; ability to understand written and oral instructions and communicate with supervisors and coworkers.
  • In addition, candidates will be required to demonstrate their welding ability by passing a hands-on welding assessment.
  • One year of welding experience is preferred and a fundamental knowledge TIG welding procedures and the ability to use an oxy-acetylene torch is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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