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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.






Application Engineer – Wichita, KS

Location: Remote (Work from home)


Job Summary


Support customer relationships by maintaining deep product technical knowledge and providing technical advice, technical support, and technical expertise to enable and foster expansion in the market and solve customer inquiry, problems, and needs; enabling Kennametal to be the go -to supplier for the customers' tooling application demands. Liaison with Sales Engineer, Productivity Engineer, and Inside Sales to support customers technical needs.


Key Job Responsibilities


  • Be an expert in the company's products and applications across end-markets while being vigil of cost savings and expansions into untapped market applications.
  • Understand the difference in the company's products vs. competitor's offering and provide expert advice on the advantage s of the company's products in specific applications.
  • Perform analysis of complex application needs and develop recommendations in support of customer balancing business needs. Conduct tooling and application testing. Prepare and presents progress, status and forecasting reports of assigned area of responsibility.
  • Maintain expert knowledge on industry trends, training opportunities and forecasts.
  • Leverage CRM to track activities and NOVO.
  • Support sales growth in using the company's products/technology to design and execute cost savings initiatives with customers.
  • Active collaboration with internal customers such as Product Marketing, Manufacturing, Technology, etc., to ensure information share and goal alignments.
  • Promote E-Commerce and other innovative revenue streams to support all customers and their buying habits.


Education, Work Experience, Skills, Certificates


Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing or Industrial or Materials or Mechanical Engineering.

5-8 Years relevant work experience in the aerospace industry with deep knowledge and understanding of components, market and applications.

Valid driver's license



Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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