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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

An excellent opportunity has become available to join Kennametal as a HR Shared Service Analyst. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, implementation and improvement of Global processes related to HR operations.


The HR Shared Service Analyst will be instrumental in creating and maintaining documentation of work instructions, and process flow charts that provide analysis, and recommendations for operational changes and improvements.




  • Define, develop and maintain documentation for global procedures, work processes and report generation.
  • Provide appropriate communication and training materials as needed.
  • Collect, analyze, and prepare visual HR related information such as the preparation of scorecards and dashboards.
  • Support smooth transition of global activities into the regional HR Shared Service Centers; to include all HRSSC activities, governance of using HRSSC tools, and transition of personnel files.
  • Perform root-cause analysis using performance data, identify performance gaps, define issues and suggest improvements.
  • Ensure timely resolution of tickets, keep ticket system up to date, provide regular updates to team members, and propose action plans to address open issues.
  • Participate on and lead project teams in requirements gathering and analysis for key HRSSC initiatives.
  • Explore opportunities to add value to existing services as well as implementing new.
  • Monitor leading practices in shared-service delivery and recommend improvements.
  • Deliver outstanding customer service to both external and internal customers.
  • Develop and maintain central documentation repository/Sharepoint library to ensure reference material and resources are available and up to date.


Typical Education and work experience


  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 year's generalist HR experience.
  • Experience working with various HR Systems, Success Factors experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of HR Business cycle processes and the impact to pay and compensation processes.
  • Ability to learn technology quickly through instruction and self-training.
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint.
  • Ability to work in diverse, fast paced environment and effectively collaborate across teams.
  • Detail-oriented and organized with excellent analytic and problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrate proactive personal commitment to the adoption of new processes and working practices.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management.
  • Project management experience preferred.
  • High proficiency in all Microsoft Office products (Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Fluent in English spoken and written.


Base Location


Office based in Rubí, Barcelona, Spain with 20% travel.


Equal Opportunity Employer

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