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Customer Supply Assistant


Rogers, AR, US

REQ ID:  39402

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 9,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $1.9 billion in revenues in fiscal 2020. Learn more at Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


Customer Supply Assistant - Manufacturing

This position reports to the Materials Manager with responsibilities for both Manufacturing and Supply Chain. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively across multiple departments. Effective verbal/written communication, attention to detail, and ability to consistently follow procedures for routine tasks are a must. Possessing strong organizational, time management, and prioritization skills are required.


Job Description – Tasks

  • Develop data-driven business insights and work with cross functional partners to identify opportunities and drive improvement
  • Create and run reports in various programs (SAP, ADP, etc)
  • Create presentations for management review
  • Coordinate purchases and oversees account activates (data verification, receipts, invoices, etc)
  • Coordinate and track 2nd party outsourced work orders
  • Cross-train with supply chain planning
  • Serve as the liaison for plant services (i.e., office supplies, housekeeping services, etc)



  • Associate degree or equivalent education and related work experience
  • Advanced MS Office skills including the ability to use spreadsheets, graphing, tables, calculations, and automation efficiently to process large quantities of data relevant to business tasks
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with both internal and external customers
  • SAP system operation experience preferred


 As part of our core values, Kennametal is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all people.  We are an Equal Opportunity employer.

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