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Bedford, PA, United States
30+ days ago
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
30+ days ago


Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and transition new and/or improved processes and devices into manufacturing operation.  Effectively evaluate alternatives and propose the best solutions.  Prepare procedures, training plans, and manufacturing enabling documentation.
  • Provide on-site assistance for troubleshooting as needed during hours of operation and/or during maintenance shutdowns.
  • Lead process improvements and capital project implementation.  Effectively support Management of Change to minimize EHS risks and manufacturing disruptions. Proactively develop project plans and budgets, select and manage teams, conduct progress reviews, implement corrective actions, and ensure compliance with EHS guidelines. Meet budget, timeline, and project objectives.  Regularly provide progress updates. 
  • Work with Corporate Sourcing, Finance, and outside vendors to specify, procure, effectively install start-up, and complete acceptance testing of capital equipment. Develop functional specifications and evaluate alternatives.  Partner with other manufacturing locations and relevant Corporate functional teams to ensure appropriate technology/process standardization is considered.
  • Lead improvement tasks and projects using Lean and Six Sigma™ continuous improvement tools on the manufacturing floor.
  • Partner with Manufacturing, Materials Management, and Finance teams to ensure that BOMs and routings accurately reflect product manufacturing steps, and are optimized to improve cost-effectiveness, quality, and efficiency.  Responsible for system updates, management of setup sheets, and associated documentation. 
  • Work in conjunction with Product Engineering, Sourcing, and Product Management to assure timely delivery of new product requests and reviews.
  • Proactively contribute to the achievement of operations goals of safety, quality, customer satisfaction, employee engagement, and financial performance.  Ensure compliance with established EHS and quality standards.
  • Continuously improve knowledge in areas of responsibility by proactively staying aware of technology trends, participating in training/webinars, and networking with subject matter experts.
  • Operate as a role model who embraces the Kennametal Cultural Beliefs and inspires others to do the same.


  • Minimum of BS Engineering.  Mechanical Engineering is preferred.
  • 2 or more years of experience working in batch and discrete component manufacturing environments.  Experience in machining, welding, and/or molten metal operations preferred.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64190110
  • Location:
    Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Position Title: Manufacturing Engineer
  • Company Name For Job: Kennametal
  • Industry: Metalworking
  • Job Function: Engineer
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: Associates Degree
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
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