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:
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Operator Experienced - Multiple Shifts Available
Summary Responsible for running multiple products or multiple
processes either via a single automate machine or via multiple
machines including robotics that work through multiple steps or
completing a process within a production cell.
Duties Working in a team environment safely, operating complex
production equipment, manufacturing software and tools in the
manufacturing and packaging of various products.
Following of digital work instructions, blueprints, guidelines,
diagrams and schematics to ensure product and customer
specifications and tolerance levels are met. Interpretation of
dashboards and reporting tools.
Executing equipment calibration, preventive maintenance,
troubleshooting and sustained production.
Makes necessary adjustments to existing equipment, provides
continuous feedback for manufacturing process improvement,
providing quality control and in-process production testing for the
design new equipment.
Sets up and operates automatic or semi-automatic machines and
related equipment in a continuous production/processing
Monitors meters, gauges, valves, flow ratios, temperatures,
pressures, and related controls and guidelines to ensure adherence
to production/process specifications.
Reports any malfunctions or abnormalities and makes minor
adjustments and repairs to equipment.
Performs all work in accordance with established safety
Set up and operate, in an efficient timely manner, a wide range of
machine tools, such as mill-turns, mills, lathes, and grinders,
powder presses on a diverse range of product involving difficult
operations, aerospace tolerances, and complex shapes.
Align and secure tooling, holding fixtures, cutting tools,
attachments, accessories, or materials onto machines. Setting up
and modifying program for Robot and/or Vision Systems. Write
product specific and robot programs by material master.
Modify programs in response to problems.
Work from and read blueprints as well as setting and checking work
to various quality control gages.
Use Keyance, Optical Guide Post (OGP) and Optical comparator to
check advanced quality parameters.
Troubleshooting, determining causes of operating errors and
deciding what to do about it. Adjusting program in PLC to
manipulate part to specification.
Confer with engineering, supervisory, or manufacturing personnel to
exchange technical information.
Complete all necessary documentation, electronic data entries and
communications accurately and timely.
Move all materials, either physically or mechanically, necessary to
complete assignments Perform inspection of machined products by
selecting and setting up precision gaging to ensure external and
internal quality specifications and requirements 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.
Modify existing equipment and helping design new equipment for
continual manufacturing process improvement, providing quality
control and in-process production testing.
Experience High School Diploma required.
1-3 years of experience Requires vocational training or the
equivalent experience and may require external certification but
typically does not require a university degree.
Preferred technical knowledge - apprenticeship/technical
certifications/Associates degree or 1 to 3 years of hands-on
experience with: CNC, Robotics, Manufacturing controls and
Preferred Candidates Will Have:
* 3+ years of experience with Grinding * Previous programming
experience * Previous experience working with the following
* Agathon * Blohm * Chevalier * Haas * Linear
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Strong Knowledge in manufacturing
safety, technical manufacturing (Blueprint, machining math, written
communications), business acumen, basic computer skills, PLC, HMI.
Hands-on working knowledge of CNC, Robotics, Manufacturing controls
Proven abilities in critical thinking capabilities for trouble
shooting, problem solving, continuous and quality control.
Interpersonal skills with good communication working in team
Advanced knowledge of blueprint reading and GD&T methods of
dimensioning, as well as proper use and care of precision
measurement tools Proficient in shop math, including geometry and
conversions Trigonometry Receive verbal and written information
Proficient on the computer with experience in MS Office and HMI
Systems Understand written instructions and be willing and able to
communicate those instructions to others Read process instructions
and drawings and recognize/attend to details 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 own
area of expertise.
Performs specialized technical tasks required to support operations
(e.g., IT development, research support, skilled trade)
Works within standard operating procedures and/or scientific
Works with a moderate degree of supervision.
AMERKMT1 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.