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.
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Schedule: 3rd shift and 12 hour rotating shifts
available, daily and weekend overtime may be required
Kennametal has an immediate opening for a dependable CNC
Machinist to work at its manufacturing site located in Asheboro,
NC. The facility is a very clean and organized shop - many machines
that you will work on are less than 10-years old. Several employees
enjoy 20+ years of experience at the facility and are eager to
share their knowledge of the organization. Minimum experience
includes 2 years set-up and operation of CNC mills and lathes
within a job shop environment, machining to close tolerances
working from blueprints. Candidate must also possess ability to
edit feeds and speeds, adjust offsets, and troubleshoot. This is an
outstanding opportunity to join a growing company that offers
highly competitive pay, excellent benefits and generous paid time
Operating an automated
machine such as a CNC or other machine via either a single step or
process that does not include a multi-step or multi- production
process. Sets up complex, customized production equipment to
manufacture company products.
quantities of quality products at or below budgeted production
costs in order to meet marketplace demand.
Sets up equipment operation feed, speed and temperature follow
established procedures for operating various conventional and/or
CNC (computerized numerical control) manufacturing equipment for
tasks such as cutting, punching, forming, drilling, tapping,
turning, milling and stamping to fabricate, form or shape
manufactured parts, tools or parts assemblies from raw
Selects and measures raw materials and parts to specifications to
prepare for production processing.
Resolves issues related to the organization's production,
machinery, processing, and/or packaging operations.
May include basic level programming
Set up and operate, in an efficient timely manner, machine tools,
such as mill-turns, mills, lathes, or grinders.
Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments,
accessories, or materials onto machines.
Work from and read blueprints as well as setting and checking work
to various quality control gages.
Move all materials, either physically or mechanically, necessary to
Perform inspection of machined products by selecting and setting up
precision gaging to ensure external and internal quality
specifications and requirements
Set-up and perform a series of machining operations on all CNC
Select proper cutters, determine adjusts feeds and speeds as
needed, and replace cutters when dull.
May Operate two or more CNC machines simultaneously
Responsibilities are within the Manufacturing/Operations Function
as a generalist or in a combination of Disciplines.
Performs specialized technical tasks required to support operations
(e.g., IT development, research support, skilled
High School Degree
1-3 years experience
Machine operation experience
Requires vocational training or the equivalent experience and may
require external certification but typically does not require a
Technical school certification or Apprenticeship program of
Manufacturing experience of 1 - 3 years automated/CNC work
Knowledge, Skills, and
Basic troubleshooting and
Ability to modify G code programs.
Ability to handle basic or standard CNC complexity.
Has working knowledge and skills to perform a defined set of
analytical/scientific methods or operational processes.
Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within my
own area of expertise.
Works within standard operating procedures and/or scientific
Receive verbal and written information.
Complete all necessary documentation, electronic data entries, and
communications accurately and timely.
Understand written instructions and be willing and able to
communicate those instructions to others.
Read process instructions and drawings and recognize/attend to
Adhere to and follow all company safety policies and procedures to
assure commitment to 100% safe work environment.
Support the Lean Enterprise initiatives and continuously strive to
improve customer satisfaction through improved quality, reduction
in waste, and improved productivity.
Intermediate knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
(GD&T) methods of dimensioning, as well as proper use and care
of precision measurement tools.
Knowledge of shop math, including geometry and conversions.
Manufacturing and product knowledge.
Proven troubleshooting, decision-making skills, and the ability to
work in a team-based environment.
Interpersonal skills with good communication working in a team
Not much variability to
day to day operation tasks
Works with a moderate degree of supervision
As part of our core values, Kennametal is committed
to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all people.
We are an Equal Opportunity