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Applications Engineer-Czech Republic

Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) brings together materials science, technical expertise, innovative thinking and superior customer service to help the world fly, drive, power and build. Our tools, materials and wear-resistant solutions enable customers to run longer, cut faster and machine with greater precision. Kennametal is built for performance, and every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2.0 billion in revenues in fiscal 2022.

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Application Engineer

Region Czechia and Vysočina

An excellent opportunity has become available to join Kennametal as an Application Engineer. The Application Engineer will be responsible for evaluating our customers manufacturing needs and providing a complete engineering solution with associated costs.

Working with our customers, you will engage in customer-facing activities such as troubleshooting and providing technical support to sales and other departments. The successful candidate will be competent with 3 and 5 axis programming and be able to provide advice on fixturing (workholding & tooling), and machining processes.

This will require a sophisticated level of technical expertise that will include experience of manipulating solid models, working knowledge of various materials, and knowledge of a variety of machine tools (Mazak, DMG, Okuma, Starrag, Grob, TAJMAC, Chiron, EMAG and etc).


  • To effectively manage specified projects that involves evaluating customers manufacturing needs and providing solutions.
  • To maintain a thorough working and application knowledge of all company products, and Services.
  • To acquire and develop all necessary professional sales and technical knowledge and skills in accordance with the company personal development and training programmes.
  • Effectively prove out performance of specified tooling within a production environment.
  • To maintain a thorough working knowledge of Company’s CAD / CAM software Solutions.
  • To compile and present professional Project documentation to customers in order to achieve a positive sales result. This documentation may include, but not limited to, Solid Modelling, Process Sheets, Tooling Sheets, Time Studies, Cost per Part Evaluations, and / or Tooling Quotations.
  • To ensure all activities are conducted in a professional, confidential and ethical manner.
  • Other duties that may be agreed to enhance the company’s image and performance.

Typical Education and work experience

  • A recognized qualification in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or time served apprenticeship.
  • Experience within the metal cutting or precision tooling industry.
  • High level of competence using CAD/CAM.
  • Programming 3 and 5 Axis CNC Turning and Milling machines working with different materials.
  • An In-depth understanding of the manufacturing industry and concepts associated with Kennametal Products.
  • An innovative and self-motivated individual whom is able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Proficiency with MS Office in Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Basic command of the English language.

Base Location

Home based, Czech Republic covering regions Czechia and Vysocina.


Competitive basic salary, company car, incentive scheme and benefits package.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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