Machine Maintenance Technician Senior-US


Whitehouse, OH, US

On-site or Remote:  Onsite
REQ ID:  45076

About Kennametal

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 and defense, 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 nearly 100 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2.1 billion in revenues in fiscal 2023. Learn more at Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Sr. Machine Maintenance Technician - Whitehouse, OH

1st shift,


Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing plant equipment, including but not limited to:

  • Electrical Systems
  • Electronics
  • CNC Controls
  • PLC Logic
  • Mechanical
  • Pneumatics


Requirements and Tasks:

This position will support the Engineering Manager and the Maintenance Department in continual process improvements to increase safety and machine uptime.

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree with focus in Electrical or Controls Engineering
  • 5-10yrs years’ experience preferred as CNC Maintenance Technician
  • Knowledge of plumbing, pipefitting, pneumatics, hydraulics, bearings, seals and electric motors and controls
  • Preferred knowledge SAP-PM
  • Knowledge and ability of rigging equipment and components.


Accuracy and Attention to Detail:

Understanding the value of accuracy and attention to detail; ability to process information with high levels of accuracy.

  • Ability to read blueprints and follow schematics
  • Ability to read and understand operating procedures


Manufacturing Equipment:

Knowledge of the electrical, mechanical and logistics equipment used in manufacturing; ability to safely operate, maintain, update, and store them.

  • Familiarity with NC controls and servo circuits
  • Experience with CNC machining, CNC grinding, or lasers


Problem Solving:

Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.

    • High level of interpersonal and communication skills, able to participate on project team and interface effectively


Manufacturing Safety:

Knowledge of methods, accepted practices, considerations and regulatory requirements related to manufacturing safety; ability to achieve safety and security requirements of manufacturing staff and work environment.


Mechanical Assembly:

Knowledge of various areas of mechanical assembly expertise, skills, and techniques; ability to perform mechanical assemblies and subassemblies and related tasks such as material procurement, process development, fabrication, and testing.

  • Knowledge of plumbing, pipefitting, pneumatics, hydraulics, bearings, seals and electric motors and controls is preferred


Robotics/Computer Controlled Machinery:

Knowledge of robotics technologies and computer applications working principles and operation manuals; ability to implement and operate them in an automated manufacturing environment.

  • Preferred knowledge in Siemens, Fanuc, Allen Bradley, Seiko, DMG and Num controls.   
  • Ability to properly use oscilloscope is preferred
  • Knowledge of Ethernet communications, TCP/IP, Ethernet/IP


Industrial Automation/Automatic Control:

Knowledge of various automatic control systems, processes, and methodologies in a manufacturing environment; ability to design, implement and maintain automatic production systems/processes to improve productivity and efficiency, as well as minimize human intervention.


Troubleshooting Technical Problems:

Knowledge of troubleshooting approaches, tools, and techniques; ability to anticipate, recognize and resolve technical (mechanical, electrical, systems or operational) problems in a manufacturing environment.


Flexibility and Adaptability:

Knowledge of successful approaches, tools, and techniques for dealing with changes and adapting to a changing environment; ability to adapt as needed.


Productivity Orientation:

Knowledge of the factors that influence productivity and ability to maintain focus on organizational factors that maximize operational performance.


All employees are expected to:

  • Must adhere to and follow all company safety policies and procedures to assure commitment to 100% safe work environment.
  • Support the “True North” to continuously drive 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

Nearest Major Market: Toledo

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