Manufacturing Inspector


Rogers, AR, US, 72756

On-site or Remote:  Onsite
REQ ID:  44967

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 8,700 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2 billion in revenues in fiscal 2022. Learn more at Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


Manufacturing Inspector

2nd Shift: Mon-Fri; 3pm-11:30pm - $1.00/hour Shift Differential


Manufacturing Inspection Entry

Visually inspect parts, record dimensions, and check for quality. Pack, weigh, and label completed parts for shipments or storage.


Key Job Responsibilities

  • Select order based on Priority provided by area Lead or Supervisor
  • Inspect parts for non-conforming tolerances to blueprint provided in work order packet.
  • Document any non-conforming parts and notify area Lead or Supervisor.
  • Inspect and package parts according to documented procedures set in place.
  • Visually inspect parts as you package using rubber bands and/or packing paper, weigh count, box, and strap.
  • Separate scrap and dispose of in proper container.
  • Use computer workstation to clock on or off work order.
  • Make boxes and print labels for completed work orders.



  • Semi-skilled level position requiring training to complete routine tasks.  Performance of routine tasks with a high level of detail meeting quality and production requirements.
  • Contributes directly and indirectly to specific skilled tasks or processes.
  • Completes assigned tasks with a moderate degree of supervision.
  • Works with clearly defined methods and tasks that are described in detail.



Preferred Areas of Education, Certifications, and Skills

  • 1 year of relevant work experience preferred.
  • Performs operational or manual tasks, primarily in manufacturing, supply chain or operational environments.
  • Has skills developed through formal training or work experience.
  • Works within established procedures and guidelines with limited ability to modify methods and approach.
  • Performs the full range of established procedures and will typically be considered skilled through work experience.
  • Resolves routine issues without lead or supervisory approval.
  • Resolves routine issues with senior staff or supervisory guidance and approval.
  • Interpersonal skills with good communication working in team environment.




 Kennametal Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. As such, it is the policy of Kennametal Inc. to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, or other protected status, group, or characteristic under federal, state, and/or local law or regulation. It is Kennametal Inc.'s policy to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville

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