Technical Process Operator I


Orwell, OH, US

On-site or Remote:  Onsite
REQ ID:  45150

About Kennametal

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 and defense, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in nearly 100 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2.1 billion in revenues in fiscal 2023. Learn more at Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Technical Process Operator I-US 

Shift: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM


This position works under the supervision of the Supervisor - Manufacturing, or in his/her absence, the designee. Duties are performed without constant supervision. Assignments are made daily, and results are reviewed daily or as needed. 



  • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma.  

  • Completion of basic math, blueprint reading and gauge-reading training.   

  • Ability to understand written and oral instructions and communicate with supervisors and co-workers. 



Safety Quality Delivery Productivity/Cost Inventory Based upon metrics established by respective department. 



  • Safety: Perform pre-operation checks for both individual machines and cell area. Perform safety inspections required for individual machines and associated equipment (i.e. Light curtain, tonnage meters, fill shoe, crane etc).  

  • Production: ƒ Operates press at optimal level to meet or exceed established daily production rates that are assigned by shop orders  

  • Quality: Inspect parts to meet established ISO requirements 

  • Delivery: Assist in pulling shop orders, support functions and tooling change-orders to meet established due dates 

  • Cost: Responsible for tracking and problem solving of press tooling to reduce cost.  

  • Inventory: Responsible for WIP management for both powder and green parts. 

  • Lean: Participate in lean events and utilize lean processes in daily duties  

  • TPM: Perform daily required TPM on presses and associated equipment  

  • 5S: Perform daily required 5S activities for presses and work area  

  • Metrics: Perform daily activities associated with gathering and posting established metrics  

  • Data: Accurate and timely recording of required data (i.e. Production, quality etc) 

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