Warehouse Operator – 1st Shift (Sign-On Bonus!)

Company Name: Kennametal, Inc.

Location: Goshen, IN, US - 46526

Job Duration: 2021-04-07 to 2021-05-07


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. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


Warehouse Operator – 1st Shift (Sign-On Bonus!)


The warehouse operator is responsible for managing the supply chain process, handling vendor orders and interactions, following safety regulations. The candidate should be extremely detail oriented and possess basic math skills. Forklift experience or ability to attain forklift license is a plus.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage the Supply Chain on a daily basis, the warehouse operator will collaborate with the appropriate parties to place purchase orders for indirect purchases through QuickBuy, review expected deliveries, interact with vendors, verify packages according to orders and invoices. Warehouse operator will also maintain support documentation for all billed invoices, work to reconcile goods receipt/invoice posting discrepancies. Monitor Inventory The warehouse operator is expected to regularly check inventory levels and place orders with suppliers as needed. They must maintain accurate records and assist with inventory control. If there are issues with shipments, warehouse operators contact the supplier or shipper to resolve the problem in a timely manner. Adhere to Safety Regulations Warehouse operator must adhere to relevant health and safety rules and regulations at all times. This includes wearing protective clothing and operating tools and machinery safely according to company protocol.


Skills and Qualifications:

Warehouse operator should have a passion for organization. The ideal candidate works well with different personality types, has strong logistical skills, and has an eye for detail.


The following abilities are preferred:

 Communication skills – warehouse operator will interact with many people, such as suppliers, supervisors, and colleagues. They must be strong a communicator to support operations running smoothly

 Attention to detail – warehouse operator will work in fast-paced environment, and they must remain composed and focused on a variety of shipment, records, and invoice details even when working under pressure

 Problem-solving skills – warehouse operator should be a problem-solver who is able to troubleshoot and resolve issues effectively

As part of our core values, Kennametal is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all people.  We are an Equal Opportunity employer.