At the forefront of advanced materials innovation for more than 75 years, Kennametal Inc. is a global industrial technology leader delivering 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 11,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.1 billion in revenues in fiscal 2017. Learn more at www.kennametal.com
Job Title: Sr. Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
Location: Asheboro, NC
This position works within the manufacuturing plant to identify opportunities and improve processes through the application of new equipment and automation systems, improved programming techniques, process evaluation/improvements, material handling, and other engineering releated areas.
Key Job Responsibilities:
(1) Develops and/or transitions new andor improved processes to manufacturing, including the preparation of procedures and other manufacturing documentation. Provides on-site assistance for trouble-shooting, quality improvements, capabitlity issues, productivity improvements, and capital purchases.
(2) Drives process improvements, capital installation, and new process introductions. Activities include developing plans and budgets, team selection, assigning activities, conducting progress reviews, launching corrective actions, assuring all EHS guidelines and requirments are met, and reporting progress to plant management.
(3) Works with purchasing and outside vendors to obtain necessary capital equipment. Develops the preparation of functional specifications and evaluates alternatives (attending tool shows, seminars, and various training sessions as required to keep current with developments).
Education and Experience Required:
4 year secondary degree in Mechancial Engineering preferred or other Engineering discipline required. Advanced degree preferred.
5 - 7 years experience in manufacturing required
Equal Opportunity Employer