Manual Packaging Operator

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 Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.




Acts as an operator within manual packaging of products.



  • Operates, monitors, and controls part of a production line which yields packaged products that meet regulatory and quality standards.
  • Follows established procedures and respects Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) concerning quality, safety and hygiene.
  • Cleans and ensures proper functioning of manufacturing equipment; performs simple maintenance.
  • May also complete standards documents, including those relating to quality assurance.
  • Troubleshooting, determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Works with clearly defined methods and tasks that are described in detail
  • Has limited prior relevant training or work experience
  • Contributes directly and indirectly to specific unskilled tasks or processes
  • Has limited to no discretion to vary from established procedures



  • Performs operational or manual tasks, primarily in manufacturing, supply chain, or operational environments
  • Typically performs unskilled or semi-skilled work
  • Works under close supervision with little autonomy



  • Typically does not require vocational training or a university degree
  • < 1 year of experience
  • Has little or no prior relevant training or work experience



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.

Salary Range
$28,000.00 - 38,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Lavergne, TN 37086, US