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At the forefront of advanced materials innovation for more than 75 years, Kennametal Inc. is a global industrial technology leader delivering 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 11,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.1 billion in revenues in fiscal 2017. Learn more at



Press Operator

Orwell, Ohio


Kennametal is a global manufacturing company that offers highly competitive pay, generous paid time off, paid holidays, an excellent benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision as well as tuition reimbursement. 



The Press Operator runs either an automatic or manual press to produce quality inserts that are of the correct weight and thickness.               


Experience & Requirements

Candidates should have mechanical aptitude, good math skills and manufacturing experience. Experience working a Pill Press is not required, but would be a plus. 


Key Duties:

  • Assemble tooling.
  • Verify weight and thickness of parts.
  • Confirm visual quality and make adjustments to eliminate quality defects.  
  • Disassemble and clean press rams and supply powder to press as needed during run.
  • Scan correct production information and complete all appropriate test samples, record required information. 
  • May be required to perform press set-up and tipsetter function as production needs require.                                                     




Must have High School diploma or GED.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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