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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 2019. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.




  • High school diploma required, Technical school certificate or Associates degree preferred.
  • 5 – 7 years of manufacturing experience required. 
  • 2 years related Quality experience with knowledge of GD&T, SPC, CMM and inspection procedures preferred.  Zeiss CMM equipment and Calypso programming experience a must
  • Must have ability to read blueprints and understand oral and written communications and instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and co-workers
  • Must be able to read and understand operating procedures. 
  • Must be able to do basic shop math.
  • Intermittent lifting of up to 35 pounds during shift.




Under the direction of Supervisor, Manufacturing:


  • Conduct analysis of raw materials, in-process, and finished product, using a variety of testing devices and procedures to maintain product quality
  • Perform first part, in-process and/or final inspection of parts or assemblies
  • Perform data/statistical analysis for trends and complete problem-solving activities to determine reasons for non-conformance
  • Devise unusual gauging or measuring setups to check close dimensional and performance tolerances
  • Provide technical assistance to supervisors and operators on inspection techniques


All employees are expected to:

  • Be aware of and adhere to Environmental, Health and Safety practices for the facility and immediate area. 
  • Support the Lean Enterprise/25 Keys initiatives and continuously strive to improve customer satisfaction through improved quality, reduction in waste and improved productivity.
  • Perform tasks in a quality manner to meet external and internal customer specifications and requirements.
  • Perform in a flexible and cooperative manner toward team objectives and the goals of the company. 
  • Communicate effectively and respectfully with those you come in contact within all matters. 
  • Complete all necessary documentation, electronic data entries and communications accurately and timely.
  • Maintain regular attendance and perform duties in a timely manner, arriving and departing for assignments and meetings as required.
  • Be aware of all standard procedures and practices associated with the position and work to maintain compliance.


Equal Opportunity Employer