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Quality Calibration Technician


Solon, OH, US

REQ ID:  42695

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.



Quality Calibration Technician


Job Summary

The Quality Calibration Technician is responsible for the calibration, routine inspection, testing, maintenance and repair of instruments, meters, gages and other testing and measuring equipment. This job will include troubleshooting and programming of capital inspection equipment, performing GR&R, and monitoring the MSA system. As a member of the Quality Inspection team, the Quality Calibration Technician will be trained and may be asked to perform product inspections or certifications as needed.


Key Responsibilities

· Perform calibration, routine inspection, testing, maintenance and repair of instruments, meters, gages and other testing and measuring equipment.

· Perform GR&R and MSA studies

· Maintain and upkeep of Calibration Management Software

· Proactively work with vendors to maintain gages and calibration standards

· Perform in-process inspections of products on the manufacturing floor

· Participate in Quality and Lean projects with cross-functional personnel

· May be required to perform other tasks as needed within the scope of the Quality department



· Performs specialized technical tasks to support Quality

· Works with a limited degree of supervision with oversight focused on complex new assignments

· Must have a base knowledge of GAGEpack or aptitude to be trained in the application


Minimum Requirements

· High School Diploma or equivalent

· Vocational training or equivalent industry experience preferred

· 1-3 years of relevant work experience

· CMM operating or programming experience is preferred

· Must be able to use required computer software including but not limited to: SAP, Microsoft Office and GAGEpack

· Gage calibration experience

· Must be able to properly use gages and measurement devices that determine compliance to drawing and product specifications

· Must be able to retrieve and read drawings

· Must be familiar and able to properly interpret insert defect criteria.

· Follows procedures/work instructions for conducting customer certifications.

· Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within own area of expertise.

· Must have effective written and verbal communication

· Works within standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods.


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.

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