Newport, NWP, GB

REQ ID:  43630

Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) brings together materials science, technical expertise, innovative thinking and superior customer service to help the world fly, drive, power and build. Our tools, materials and wear-resistant solutions enable customers to run longer, cut faster and machine with greater precision. Kennametal is built for performance, and every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2.0 billion in revenues in fiscal 2022.

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Engineer Manufacturing-UK


An excellent opportunity has become available to join Kennametal Manufacturing UK Ltd as Engineer Manufacturing.

The successful candidate will be responsible to Support Maintenance Team with Technical issues, manage CAPEX projects related to Modernisation and Automation and focusing on Process Improvements, Dust Reduction and Energy Reduction.


Key Tasks:

  • Manage Annual CAPEX plan, including preparation of Scope of Work, Management of Change, supplier / contractor quotes and preparation of Application for Expenditure (AFE
  • Manage Internal Project Plan related to Modernisation Automation and Process Improvements
  • Support Maintenance Team with any Technical Production issues to Minimise down time
  • Reduce requirement for technical support from External contractors
  • To take part in and/or lead process improvement teams, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget
  • Provide hands on support to deliver process improvements


Your profile:

  • 5 Years’ Experience in Mechanical Engineering
  • Educated to HNC level or equivalent e.g. time served apprenticeship
  • Ability to problem solve on variety of equipment
  • Must work on own initiative and in a team environment in a busy manufacturing
  • Project Management
  • Able to read and understand technical drawings
  • CAD (Computer Aided Design)



  • Competitive salary, £45,000 gross

Hours of work

  • Normal working hours, from Monday to Friday


Equal Opportunity Employer

Equal Opportunity Employer

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