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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Kennametal
Location: asheboro
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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.

Job Summary and Mission

This position works within the manufacturing plant to identify opportunities and improve processes through the application of new equipment and systems, improved programming techniques, process evaluation/improvements, material handling, and other engineering related areas.

Key Job Responsibilities

Implement key tasks and projects of a complex nature

Perform analysis of a complex nature and develop recommendations in support of achieving business goals

Prepare progress, status and forecast reports on multiple key aspects of the assigned area of responsibility

May oversee work of Technical/Professional or Admin/Support type roles

Key Position Accountabilities

Develops and/or transitions new and/or improved processes to manufacturing, which includes the preparation of procedures and other manufacturing documentation. Provides on-site assistance for trouble-shooting, quality improvements, capability issues, productivity improvement and capital purchases.

Guides process improvements, capital installation and new process introductions. Activities will include developing plans and budgets, team selection, assigning activities, conducting progress reviews, launching corrective actions, assuring all EHS guidelines and requirements are met and reporting progress to plant administration.

Works with purchasing and outside vendors to obtain necessary capital equipment. Develops the preparation of functional specifications and the evaluates alternatives (attending tool shows, seminars, and various training sessions is required to keep up with state-of-the-art developments). Knowledge & Skills In depth professional knowledge and expertise of a specialized field or multiple disciplines.

Financial/Business Accountability

Contributory to department's financial goals as defined in work tasks Strategy

May provide input in creation of implementation plans to supply strategy. Primarily implements tasks in support of department goals.

Primary responsibility for carrying out all, or portions of, the implementation plan relating to specific area of accountability.

Leveraging Resources

May leverage resources in cross-functional areas in order to implement most efficiently. Influence

Interaction is generally limited to co-workers in the department or function; interaction may be with other departments when job provides services to those Interacts with customers/suppliers to achieve position's goals

Decision Making

Makes decisions in the context of a well defined frame of reference form a higher authority or established precedents.

Works under clear objectives, within defined procedures and processes. Has some discretion regarding work methods.

Typical Education or Equivalent Work Experience

  • 4-year secondary degree required, plus advanced degree preferred.
  • 5-8 years in discipline. Must have Machining experience
  • Lean manufacturing/six sigma experience/certification
  • Operational Excellence experience
  • PVD Coating experience
  • Automation experience
  • Cost reduction experience

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.

Keywords: Kennametal, High Point , Sr. Manufacturing Engineer, Other , asheboro, North Carolina

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