Analyst HR Shared Services-Poland


Poznan, WP, PL

REQ ID:  43977

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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Analyst – HR shared services (German speaking)


An excellent opportunity has become available to join Kennametal as an analyst in HR shared services at our offices in Poznan.

We are looking for an Analyst with German language skills and experience with German payroll, knowledge of German social security and taxation, and experience with collective bargaining agreements.


Key responsibilities include but not limited to:


  • Delivering timely and accurate payroll services, ensuring that timelines are met per schedule and finance and audit requests are addressed promptly
  • Performing root-cause analysis using performance data, identify performance gaps to define any issues and inform of operations improvements
  • Reporting: Produce ad hoc reports, create, and schedule regular standard report delivery to business, conduct and continuously improve reporting to ensure reliability, validity and integrity of the data used in management reporting and analysis. Ensure manual reports are stored securely, and are well-organized
  • Adding value: Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests while exploring opportunities to add value to services. Suggest process improvements that can streamline and improve customer service
  • Deliver outstanding customer service daily to both external and internal customers




  • Fluent in German and communicative in English
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in an HR Shared Services
  • Ability to work autonomously and within respect of deadlines
  • Must be able to work well with internal and external teams in a collaborative, diverse, international and fast paced environment
  • Detail-oriented and organized with good analytic and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience working with various HR Systems and proficiency with PC applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook (SAP and Tableau experience is an advantage)


What we can offer:


  • Training & Development of career
  • Hybrid work and flexible hours
  • Benefit package
  • Inclusive and supportive work environment

Equal Opportunity Employer

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