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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.

Responsible for ensuring all daily production issues are complete for the CNC department’s production programs. Receives CAD drawing from the engineering department and produces a CNC program for machining of product and selects tooling to be used for manufacturing. Ensures that those programs successfully operate.



  • Processor/NC Programmer is responsible for the development of routings, cost estimates and NC programs to support 3, 4, 5 axis Milling and Mill-Turn machines.
  • This includes determining if the operational tasks can be performed in-house and on which machine.
  • Processor/NC Programmer is responsible for the development of routings, cost estimates and NC programs to support the manufacturing of the products.
  • They will work in conjunction with the Quality department, engineering staff and designers to review designs, Bill of Materials, metallurgical specifications and "Designed for Manufacturing" products.
  • Once the routings and Bill of Materials are correct the candidate will then develop the NC programs required to manufacture the product.



  • The candidate should have 5 or more years’ experience in CNC machining and grinding, SAP and CAM software.
  • The candidate should have a high school degree or GED.
  • Vocational or technical training in manufacturing technologies is a plus


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 with 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