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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 2019. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Analyst EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety)  Professional 


This position is responsible for leading EHS compliance and strategy for a single manufacturing location.  The Site EHS Professional will develop EHS site goals, in conjunction with Corporate EHS and the site manager, as well as lead the site EHS strategy. This person will ensure EHS compliance, develop and implement systematic processes, and direct continuous improvement projects that will steadily improve EHS performance at the site.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilize the corporate Environmental Health and Safety strategy and implement an aligning location strategy with specific site plans and objectives with the location leadership team. 

  • Implement and drive sustainability of systems, regulatory programs, and processes to support compliance and management systems.

  • Monitor progress against EHS objectives and communications to site manager and employee population.

  • Manages the development and implementation of EHS programs to assure compliance with all Kennametal and applicable local, state, and federal regulations.

  • Interfaces and advises manufacturing leadership regarding programs and practices to address areas of concern.

  • Reviews current programs at the location and implements actions needed based on assessment.

  • Investigates incident causes through root cause analysis and submits electronic reports according Kennametal policies.

  • Inspects the facility to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.

  • Schedule and execute regulatory compliance training in-house and through third-party vendors. 

  • Lead the Hourly Safety Committee Team across all shifts.

  • Assist the management team with identification and investigation of safety issues/incidents and development of root cause solutions to drive continuous improvement of departmental safety performance.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety, or closely related degree

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in successful EHS program implementation

  • Strong knowledge of US EHS related regulatory requirements

  • Experience in EHS management related to Industrial & High Temperature Manufacturing Environments

  • Experience and familiar with, Environmental Management System ISO 14001

  • Excellent leadership, program and project management, communication, and interpersonal skills.

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