Kennametal Orwell , OH 44076
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: Tipsetter
Location: Orwell, Ohio
Responsible for preparing clean, quality product and assembling into proper sintering heats.
Selects sequence of orders to build heats according to open schedule for furnace while working within standard procedures and being aware of unique batch requirements. Responsible for assuring product is processed according to proper specification and quantity and style are correct.
Check product under microscope to determine what steps are needed to remove loose powder and flashing. Brush and blow off one side of product then flip onto foam trays to clean the opposite side. Flip back to clean tray and build heats to be sintered.
Scan correct production information. Scan into furnace build when complete. Press set-up, press operate as needed.
Knowledge and Skills
Able to perform basic math. Able to handle green (soft) inserts with fingers and tools without damaging inserts.
Is able to read and understand defect criteria, operating procedures, insert identification and routings. Learn what powder grades, temperatures, and sintering cycles can be set up to load empty furnaces. Match approved product with product not needing box test to make up heats.
Ability to use 30X microscope, weight scale and camera vision system to detect flaws listed in the green defect identification acceptance criteria. Ability to use vacuum system as needed. Possess understanding of Insert Identification and Defect Criteria.
Is able to work with furnace operators, and press operators. Proficiency reached within eight (8) to twelve (12) months.
Education and Experience
Must have High School diploma or GED.