Kennametal HR professionals in a meeting

Kennametal offers unique careers in human resources.

At Kennametal, human resources is highly regarded. Our charter is to partner with the business and help achieve strategies through strong people solutions. For you, this means exposure to processes and practices that most HR professionals never see. At Kennametal, we understand the value that strong management talent practices contribute to our success. You will be part of the decision-making process, holding an equal seat at the leadership table. And our global reach offers the potential to explore and contribute on a larger scale.

From generalist to specialist
HR at Kennametal is a diverse and highly collaborative discipline. We strive to minimize non-value-added activities to let you focus on strategic and high-impact challenges. Kennametal also offers creative career paths, with the ability to cross functions to pursue your particular passion. You can be a generalist and work in the field or specialize at one of our Centers of Excellence. Areas of opportunity at locations around the world may include:

  • Generalists/HR Business Partners
  • HR Operations
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Payroll
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Total Rewards
  • Training and Development

A true learning environment
Human resources professionals at Kennametal drive their own careers. You will find this a learning environment, with on-the-job training and many other avenues to grow, advance and even relocate. The company offers a wide variety of programs that encourage leadership, continual learning, mentoring and more.

In addition, our HR function is responsible for leading the way in developing and communicating our development practices and programs throughout the organization. As part of our team, you can have a unique opportunity to engage with these initiatives and extend your own knowledge of the training and development field.

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