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latrobe, PA, US

REQ ID:  35502

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.

Technician - 1st shift

Location:  Latrobe, PA



The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment with a diverse group of engineers, scientists, and manufacturing personnel.  Strong customer focus, effective verbal/written communication, attention to detail, ability to consistently follow procedures for routine tasks, and good organizational, time management and prioritization skills are required. Familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications is also required.  Familiarity with ceramics and ceramic processing is preferred.   A strong work ethic, willingness to learn, and a positive attitude are required.   

Job Description – Tasks

  • Interact with internal customers for ceramic processing needs and perform required operations (powder formulation, mixing, pressing, sintering, etc.).
  • Use established techniques to perform analytical tests of completed processes (size and density). 
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks to ensure processing equipment is in good working condition.
  • Support / assist in the development of new processes to accomplish desired testing needs.  


Education and Experience

Associate degree in science or engineering field and laboratory work experience is preferred, or high school degree with 2-3 years relevant experience in an analytical laboratory environment.

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: Pittsburgh

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