Process Operator J-Global Job at Kennametal, Inc., Greenfield, MA

  • Kennametal, Inc.
  • Greenfield, MA

Job Description

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 8,700 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2 billion in revenues in fiscal 2022. Learn more at . Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


Job Title: Heat Treat Furnace Operator - 1st shift

Location: Greenfield, MA


Job Description:

Heat treat (Furnace) personnel are responsible for the heat treat manufacturing process. 


Job Duties:

The duties include washing all required tap blanks in preparation for the heat treat queue for hardening

Keeping the furnace in maximum load efficiency operation.

It requires setup and the operation of the heat treating furnaces to perform the required heat treating operation of a variety of parts and materials where cycle time, temperature, methods and weights are predetermined.

Operator sets all instruments and control panels for cycle and temperature. 

Load baskets; start automatic or hand cycle; empty basket after cycle. 

Perform daily maintenance as defined. 

Perform required start-up and shutdown procedures. 

Must be capable of diagnosing mechanical, electrical, and instrument problems and self-correct whenever possible, or notify proper personnel for purposes of minimizing downtime. 

Select and verify heat operation during heat treatment cycles.

Must also maintain and repair minor deficiencies, such duties may include cleaning or wiping down interior of the vessels, inspecting hot zone, and changing panels, pins, and washers as needed.

Also required to do secondary operations such as rust removal and surface treating operations. 


Education and Experience Required:

Must have a high school diploma. 

Prior manufacturing experience preferred. 

Must be willing to work all shifts.


Kennametal Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. As such, it is the policy of Kennametal Inc. to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, or other protected status, group, or characteristic under federal, state, and/or local law or regulation. It is Kennametal Inc.'s policy to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Job Tags

Local area, Shift work, Day shift, All shifts,

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