Process Engineer - Steel Machining

Process Engineer – Steel Machining - Latrobe, PA

Kennametal is looking for exceptional talent as we continue to roll-out our $300MM global modernization initiative to better serve our customers and advance our organization.  This high-visibility, high-growth opportunity is helping us shape modern manufacturing as we bring state-of-the-art technology and equipment to our facilities while also building the workforce skills of tomorrow.  We're looking for problem solvers, innovators, and individuals who are interested in making an immediate impact through their contributions.



The Steel Machining Engineer position works with all related Manufacturing plants worldwide, Product Engineering, Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Engineering in steel manufacturing equipment installation, process improvement and trouble shooting.  The position also evaluates and develops global steel machining process standards for manufacturing with technical support from Technology.  Seen as a subject matter expert working to identify and troubleshoot machines to ensure optimal use.


  • Evaluates metal cutting machines and provides processing, setups and machining recommendations
  • Leads projects that pertain to product transfers, new equipment selection and productivity improvements
  • Evaluates existing and new product designs to recommend design modifications to exploit modernized manufacturing technologies without effecting product integrity or performance
  • Works with all levels of management, engineering, technology and manufacturing personnel regarding procedures and other documentation on steel machine manufacturing processes
  • Integrate steel machining results into manufacturing systems to continually monitor and improve performance.


  • 3+ years’ experience in metal cutting with ability to evaluate and provide processing, setups and machining recommendations
  • 3+ years' project management experience
  • Must understand current machine tool technologies and their individual uses/applications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering field required
  • Certification in Machining Technology a plus
  • Exceptional leadership and team work abilities is a must
  • Must be willing to travel 20-50% globally
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder



Celebrating its 80th year 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 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2018. Learn more at

Equal Opportunity Employer

Kennametal, Inc.
Full time
Latrobe, PA 15650, US