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Manager Engineering

Solon, OH, United States

Posted: 17-Apr-2017

Ref#: 12345703949

Job Summary and Mission


This position ensures that the ISCL organization has the proper product realization resources in place to deliver the proper cost, quality and delivery to support Kennametal's business.



Key Job Responsibilities


  • Manage day-to-day responsibilities of a function or small unit/department.
  • Develop tactical plans to achieve business results and provide feedback and input on strategy.
  • Makes decisions using detailed analysis, integration and constructive thinking.
  • Monitor processes and provide reports on progress and achievement of business objectives.
  • Optimize resources allocation and utilization.


Key Position Accountabilities


  • Assimilate Marketing and RDE roadmaps with organic sales growth to conduct strategic and
  • tactical planning of the manufacturing physical assets to ensure 98% fill rates of standards.
  • Conduct periodic reviews of business objectives and asset deployment to optimize the
  • product realization footprint toward lowest landed cost.
  • Plan and execute manufacturing footprint consolidations or product transfers.
  • Plan and execute projects to reduce manufacturing cost.


Knowledge & Skills


  • Knowledge of specialized field or expertise.
  • Oversees execution of key cross-functional projects in support of strategy.


Financial/Business Accountability


  • Typically accountable for the performance products and/or discipline within a small business unit or staff function.
  • Accountability for Revenue/Product/COGS range from $50M-$300M.
  • Limited cost exposure impact on functional performance.




  • Develops the tactical plan for the area of accountability as a reference point to execute strategy.
  • Provides input into attainment of strategy for area of accountability.
  • Identifies emerging issues relevant to area of accountability and adjusts execution plan to address issues.
  • Determines how resources are allocated within area of accountability.
  • Provides input into organizational design for area of accountability, primarily with a focus on short-term.
  • Typically accountable for development and adherence to a departmental budget.
  • May build and maintain relationships with constituents outside Company to support business needs.
  • Interacts with other departments to coordinate activities.
  • Makes decisions using detailed analysis, integration and constructive thinking.
  • Decisions are guided by set policies and procedures, business plan, resource availability and functional objectives.


Typical Education or Equivalent Work Experience


  • 4 year secondary degree, plus advanced degree preferred or 2 year degree plus commensurate experience.
  • 8+ years in discipline.
  • 3 - 5 years in a management role.


Additional Key Position Accountability:


  • Lead the Safety Leadership Committee and develop the site Safety Flight Plan, and monitor progress and clear any organizational barriers that may prevent achieving goal of 100% Safe.
  • Establish and enforce safety environment with clear roles and responsibilities, and regularly monitor performance using Safety Reviews.

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