• Assembler

    Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
    Category
    Production
    Shift
    2nd
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Kennedy Valve
  • Overview

    Kennedy Valve is a gray and ductile iron foundry and has a fully integrated CNC Machine Shop and Assembly operation and computerized machining and assembly operation. We supply fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries.

     

    An Assembler is a physically demanding position and often requires repetitive lifting of smaller product (up to 50 lbs.), assisted lifting of heavier product, standing for extended periods, walking within cell, maneuvering for bending, twisting and lifting arms overhead. Assembly of the finished product (i.e.; hydrants and valves) and the coinciding trim/accessory parts. An Assembler is responsible for assembling components of valves and hydrants. Assemblers utilize pneumatic equipment to assembly finished goods and the coinciding trim/accessory parts. The Assembler must be able to use/operate pneumatic equipment, basic hand tools, and/or direct physical labor in the assembly processes. The Assembler is required to clean work area as necessary and must work 1st and/ or 2nd shift.

    Responsibilities

    Places parts in specified relationship to each other.

    Perform quality checks on product and parts.

    Maintain production equipment and machinery.

    Must be able to use/operate pneumatic equipment, basic hand tools, and/or direct physical labor in the assembly processes.

    Bolts or otherwise fastens parts together.

    Operate machinery and heavy equipment, such as forklifts.

    Operate equipment to perform fitting or fastening operations on assembly line.

    Works at different work stations as production needs require.

    Works on line where tasks vary as different model of same article are scheduled for production.

    Package finished product and prepare for shipment.

    Qualifications

    High School diploma or GED required.

    Ability to read, write, conduct basic arithmetic.

    Previous six (6) months to one (1) year of heavy manufacturing experience preferred.

    Experience using impact gear and/ or other pneumatic tools.

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