Kennametal Reviews

Updated 15 Jan 2021

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3.8
76%
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83%
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Christopher Rossi
15 Ratings
Pros
  • "The company is filled with great people from the 40-year veteran to the newest hire(in 20 reviews)

  • "Nice work environment, good management , good team playing , no pressure(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Metal Cutting Consultant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cutting Tool Applications Engineer in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kennametal full-time

    Pros

    corporate, global, employee-oriented, respectful, health insurance

    Cons

    avarage salary, complicated product range

  2. "Very good company to work"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analsty in Highbury, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kennametal full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I felt involved and included alongside the company

    Cons

    Extremely long hours but it was well worth it


  3. "Clique driven face fit place to work"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Kingswinford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kennametal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very organised, good systems and plenty of help and training. Nice office and location. Car parking. Makes big shouts about being ethical

    Cons

    If your face doesnt fit you are in trouble, any issues then management will believe and support the long serving member of team even if evidence is contrary. Very favourite driven, same people get best perks. Salesman get bonuses off the back of office staff hard work. Company is based in switzerland to avoid paying uk tax which didnt sit well with its si called ethical policies

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  4. "Buyer"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Buyer in Kingswinford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kennametal part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Look after New starters,No loyalty for long time employees

    Cons

    No loyalty for being long time employee over 38 years of working at kennametal

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  5. "Working for Kennametal"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Goshen, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Kennametal full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Long standing company with a generally solid direction

    Cons

    Changes in management cause many issues among middle management

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  6. "Good company culture, currently trying to reinvent and find high growth markets"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kennametal full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Culture, Atomony to take initiative, Support network and growth

    Cons

    bureaucracy and change management is slow

  7. "Reliable employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Latrobe, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kennametal full-time

    Pros

    Many career paths and good reliable payment, global reach

    Cons

    Can be very bureaucratic and decisions often extensively discussed

  8. "CNC MACHINES"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Bangalore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kennametal full-time

    Pros

    Components trials on Kennametal fixtures at customer site

    Cons

    Worked as assistant manager. Managing corporate customer realtions

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  9. "Good company to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kennametal full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Company is good in terms of policy

    Cons

    Nothing downside about this company

  10. "Material Science Solution Provider"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Rogers, AR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kennametal full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    great knowledge and talented people

    Cons

    growth is very limited and behind on technology advancements

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