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CNC Machinist


Whitehouse, OH, US, 43571

REQ ID:  31939

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 9,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $1.9 billion in revenues in fiscal 2020. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


$1,000 Sign-On Bonus

CNC Machinist - 2nd and 3rd Shift

PURPOSE: To set up periphery grinders to produce quality products at blueprint specifications.


Set up multiple cam and/or computer numerical control (CNC) periphery grinders that produce ground inserts to blueprint specifications. 

Maintain cam rests, anvils, and dressed wheels, and set-up/use gages and comparator for dimensional inspection to ensure conformance to blueprint specifications when setting up cam grinders. With CNC grinders, maintain tooling and grinding wheels as well as the equipment itself. 

Monitor and maintain insert quality. 

May set-up and operate or set-up only depending upon operator availability. 

Scan in correct information. 

May train new Periphery Operators and Periphery Setups.


Must have a High School diploma or GED, with 2 years of manufacturing experience.

Gain knowledge and understanding of the following:

Reference materials; diamond and dressing wheels; addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, geometry, trigonometry. Is able to load grinding programs depending on insert style.  Is able to handle inserts with fingers without chipping. 

Is able to read and understand defect criteria manuals, and routings.

Understands insert identification and inspection manual. 

Is able to read and understand blueprints. 

Use Kennametal Intranet for Global Drawing Warehouse, Edge Prep, ISO Procedures, Tooling Database, and work instructions.

Is able to set up adjustable index plates; edit and troubleshoot grinding programs; and read depth micrometers for measuring the depth of the grinding wheel. 

Is able to use 30X scope. 

Communicate effectively with operators, inspectors, supervisors, manufacturing service representatives and instructors, and Product Engineering.  



As part of our core values, Kennametal is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all people.  We are an Equal Opportunity employer.

Nearest Major Market: Toledo

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