Kennametal Inc. is Hiring | NC Program Engineer |

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Position – NC Program Engineer-India
Company – Kennametal Inc.
Location – Bengaluru, Karnataka, IN

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 9,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $1.9 billion in revenues in fiscal 2020.

At Kennametal we are committed to diversity & inclusion and value all people and all perspectives. Our Competitive Edge is Our People – People like you.

We are looking for your application.

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Job Summary

NC programmer will do programs for manufacturing of products in multiple axis machining centers. Works under the supervision of Senior / Lead Programmer. Work on programs like turning, Milling & mill turn programs using GKAM templates. Take responsibility of checking his own programs against checklist and provide regular feedback to supervisor.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creation of program using GKAM for square shank products.
  • Create program using GKAM for all front-end cutting units and adaptors
  • Should be able to prepare checklist and guidelines.
  • Should be able to take decision for insufficient data

Preferred Areas of Education, Certifications, and Skills:

Bachelor’s in mechanical engineering with 3-5 Yrs. of relevant Experience

CAD Skills:

  • Basic drawing reading, knowledge of NX modeling & drafting
  • Understand application of modeling & CAM template.
  • Creation of CAM operations in UG manufacturing module.
  • Convert old UG manufacturing file to GKAM.
  • Basics of GKAM for all locations as per documentation.
  • Understanding of Vericut .


  • Interpretation of MM production status
  • Interpretation of MM routing
  • Can make decision whether to change the NXC or not, when it is added to an ER.

Machining Knowledge:

  • Able to check for manufacturing feasibility specific to plant.
  • Able to understand the machining sequence.
  • Application/Implication of cutting tools.
  • Understanding of working tolerances and achieving the same.
  • Interpretation / Application of Unit conversion.
  • Basic knowledge of CNC operations and machine kinematics.

Engineering Knowledge:

  • Should be able to calculate balancing by hand calculations.
  • Should have basic knowledge about FEA/DFMEA
  • Basic knowledge of heat treatment process.

Quality Management:

  • Should be able to check the program against the input given.
  • Should be able to check the program for manufacturing feasibility.
  • Should be able to take decisions for insufficient data.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Our Mission

Through the skill and innovation of our people, we deliver industry-leading tools and technologies that solve customer challenges and enable exceptional performance.
Our mission is all about performance for our customers. Our tools and wear-resistant solutions enable customers to run longer, cut faster and machine with greater precision. We aren’t setting the performance standard for our industry…we’re resetting it even higher.

Our Vision

Transform how everyday life is built.

Our customers build things that touch our everyday lives. They make products that enable people to drive, fly, power and build…and their products are made possible by Kennametal innovation. By continuously transforming ourselves, our products and our solutions, we are helping our customers to transform everyday life.

Our Values

Safety. Respect. Integrity. Accountability.

These are the values and guiding principles that we live by every day.

It’s safety first, always and everywhere.
We exemplify respect for every person – no exceptions.
We have integrity in all that we say and do.
We’re accountable to each other, our customers, shareholders, environment and community

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