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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 2018. Learn more at www.kennametal.com.


CNC Machining Centers

2nd Shift – 4/10 Work Schedule


Job Summary:

Set-up and operate equipment involved in the manufacturing of extrusion dies and related components.


Some of the equipment involved, but not limited to:

  • CNC Machining Centers
  • CNC Lathes
  • EDM Machines
  • Milling Machines
  • Manual Lathes
  • Precision Grinding Equipment


Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspection equipment involved include indicators, micrometers, depth micrometers, Vernier calipers, and gauge blocks.
  • Follow department procedures and schedules, install tooling and machine fixtures, select speeds, feeds, machine sequence, and make all necessary machine adjustments.
  • Operators are responsible for obtaining quality specifications during set-ups and approving set-ups for other machine operators.
  • Ability to read and work from complex assembly drawings, product or tooling drawings, schedules, route sheets, specifications and samples.
  • Identify and report all drawing errors to the supervisor. Operators must have basic understanding of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.
  • Investigate malfunctions of equipment, make all necessary adjustments, edit CNC programs as required and or replace standard defective components. Perform daily preventative maintenance of equipment checking, oil, lubrication, fluids and coolant levels as required.
  • Notify supervisor regarding need for maintenance repair and unresolved difficulties with parts, tooling, and prints.
  • Perform any manner of operations within the department as required or determined by the supervisor and or current workload.
  • Operators have responsibility for use of all safety equipment, observing and following all safety procedures, rules, regulations, and maintaining a clean work area.
  • All of the above should be accomplished with little or no supervision.


Education and Experience:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3+ years’ experience preferred in all operations listed above


Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville

Job Segment: CNC, Engineer, Machinist, Equipment Operator, Industrial, Manufacturing, Engineering