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Kennedy Valve is located in Elmira, NY. Since 1877, Kennedy Valve has been committed to being a safe workplace for team members, providing high-quality products to our customers and being a good neighbor in the community where we operate.


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Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
Kennedy Valve Co. is a gray and ductile iron foundry and computerized machining and assembly operation. We supply fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries. We have been manufacturing these products in Elmira, New York, for over 125 years.   WHY KENNEDY VALVE? Kennedy Valve offers great wages, stability, and benefits packages: - Starting Wages- $28.08 and up, based on position - Hourly Pay Differential 2nd shift $.70 third shift $.80 - Longevity Pay $.10 cents each hour for every 2 years worked with a cap at $1.20  - Paid Sick Leave- - 80 hours of Paid Sick Leave (PSL) prorated based on start date - Sell back of any unused PSL at the end of year - 12 Paid Holidays - Paid Vacation - Healthcare starting at $217 per month family coverage - Company Paid life insurance - Company Paid Sickness and Accidental Insurance  - Retirement 401k-.75 per hour for hours worked placed in a 401k for you by the Company - An additional 50% company match on 4% employee contribution - Stability-Over 100 years in the community - Overtime after 8 hours in a day  Is Kennedy Valve for you? - Do you enjoy physical labor? - Are you looking for a company with which you can grow? - Are you a solid individual contributor with a team mentality? - Do you have a proven record of commitment and success in school/jobs?     SUMMARY Maintenance Repair [Mechanic] - Capable of working any shift, overtime and weekends as needed - Following Safety, Quality, and Environmental policies - Perform jobs assigned by Leader and perform general housekeeping when finished - Understand the importance of teamwork, trust, and communication to become successful  
Requisition ID
2022-5398
Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
Kennedy Valve Co. is a gray and ductile iron foundry and computerized machining and assembly operation. We supply fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries. We have been manufacturing these products in Elmira, New York, for over 125 years.   WHY KENNEDY VALVE? Kennedy Valve offers great wages, stability, work/life balance and benefits packages:   - Competitive Salary - Two weeks’ Vacation prorated for the first year of employment  - Two paid Floating Holidays and nine paid Holidays - Retirement 401k- Company match  - Educational Reimbursement after one year - Competitive Medical Benefits/Cost The Engineering Technician is responsible for providing mechanical engineering related support and expertise to produce accurate and detailed CAD generated drawings.   This position requires continuous and close involvement between product engineering, sales and customer requirements.   The Engineering Technician will have the task of developing drawings that are suitable to customer needs and in line with current manufacturing processes.  An equally important part of this role is the continuous and direct involvement with shop floor operations including physical assembly and testing products as needed.  Being involved with repeat engineering functions with respect to current product modifications is essential.    
Requisition ID
2022-5383
Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
Kennedy Valve Co. is a gray and ductile iron foundry and computerized machining and assembly operation. We supply fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries. We have been manufacturing these products in Elmira, New York, for over 125 years.   WHY KENNEDY VALVE? Kennedy Valve offers great wages, stability, and benefits packages: - Starting Wages- $24.75 and up, based on position - Hourly Pay Differentials 2nd shift $.70 3rd shift $.80 - Longevity Pay $.10 cents each hour for every 2 years worked with a cap at $1.20 - Trainer Pay $1.00 each hour for assigned training    - Paid Sick Leave- - 80 hours of Paid Sick Leave (PSL) prorated based on start date - Sell back of any unused PSL at end of year - 12 paid Holidays - Paid Vacation - Healthcare starting at $217 per month family coverage - Company Paid life Insurance - Company Paid Sickness and Accident Insurance - Retirement 401k-.75 per hour for hours worked placed in a 401k for you by the Company - Additional 50% company match on 4% employee contribution - Stability-Over 100 years in the community - Overtime after 8 hours in a day Is Kennedy Valve for you? - Are you looking for a company you can grow with? - Are you a solid individual contributor with a team mentality? - Do you have a proven record of commitment and success in school/jobs?
Requisition ID
2022-5517
Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
Kennedy Valve  is a gray and ductile iron foundry and computerized machining and assembly operation. We supply fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries. We have been manufacturing these products in Elmira, New York, for over 125 years.   SUMMARY Under the general direction of the Controller and General Manager, primary responsibilities include international and national credit and collections management, maintaining accurate and up to date customer files, management of accounts receivable and customer invoicing.  Ensure accuracy of financials in accordance with GAAP.
Requisition ID
2022-5508
Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
Kennedy Valve Co. is a gray and ductile iron foundry and computerized machining and assembly operation. We supply fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries. We have been manufacturing these products in Elmira, New York, for over 125 years.   WHY KENNEDY VALVE? Kennedy Valve offers great wages, stability, and benefits packages: - Starting Wages- $25.03 and up, based on position - Hourly Pay Differential 2nd shift $.70 3rd shift $.80 - Longevity Pay $.10 cents each hour for every 2 years worked with a cap at $1.20  - Paid Sick Leave- - 80 hours of Paid Sick Leave (PSL) prorated based on start date - Sell back of any unused PSL at the end of year - 12 Paid Holidays - Paid Vacation - Healthcare starting at $217per month family coverage - Company Paid life insurance - Company Paid Sickness and Accidental Insurance  - Retirement 401k-.75 per hour for hours worked placed in a 401k for you by the Company - An additional 50% company match on 4% employee contribution - Stability-Over 100 years in the community - Overtime after 8 hours in a day    Is Kennedy Valve for you? - Do you enjoy physical labor? - Are you looking for a company with which you can grow? - Are you a solid individual contributor with a team mentality? - Do you have a proven record of commitment and success in school/jobs?  APPLY NOW!     SUMMARY This is a physically demanding position and often requires repetitive lifting of smaller products (up to 50 lbs.), assisted lifting of heavier product, standing for extended periods, walking in and outside of plant, maneuvering for bending, twisting, and lifting arms overhead. Standard safety gear is required, safety boots, ear plugs, safety glasses and other as determined. The environment can be cold based on activity in and outside the plant and extremely hot depending on outside temperature, and equipment operations.  
Requisition ID
2022-5495
Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
Kennedy Valve Co. is a gray and ductile iron foundry and computerized machining and assembly operation. We supply fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries. We have been manufacturing these products in Elmira, New York, for over 125 years.   WHY KENNEDY VALVE? Kennedy Valve offers great wages, stability, work/life balance and benefits packages:   - Competitive Salary - Two weeks’ Vacation prorated for the first year of employment  - Two paid Floating Holidays and nine paid Holidays - Retirement 401k- Company match  - Educational Reimbursement after one year - Competitive Medical Benefits/Cost SUMMARY The Manufacturing Engineer will work closely with Production Management to gather feedback and suggestions towards continual improvements for production processes and will assist in the development and maintenance of manufacturing quality assurance.    
Requisition ID
2022-5272
Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
Kennedy Valve Co. is a gray and ductile iron foundry and computerized machining and assembly operation. We supply fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries. We have been manufacturing these products in Elmira, New York, for over 125 years.   WHY KENNEDY VALVE? Kennedy Valve offers great wages, stability, work/life balance and benefits packages: - Starting Wage- $31.00 - Paid Sick Leave- - 80 hours of Paid Sick Leave (PSL) after one year of service - 12 PSL hours during probation - Pro-rated amount of PSL for first year of service, after probation. No less than 20 hours depending on start date - Sell back of any unused PSL at end of year - Vacation- One week after one year/two weeks at two years/Vacation sell back at end of year for unused time - 12 paid Holidays  - Great Family Medical Benefits - Retirement 401k-.75 per hour for hours worked placed in a 401k for you by the Company - Additional company match  - Educational Reimbursement after one year - Stability-Over 100 years in the community - Overtime after 8 hours in a day   Is Kennedy Valve for you? - Are you looking for a company you can grow with? - Are you a solid individual contributor with a team mentality? - Do you have a proven record of success?   APPLY NOW!
Requisition ID
2022-5471
Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
Kennedy Valve Co. is a gray and ductile iron foundry and computerized machining and assembly operation. We supply fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries. We have been manufacturing these products in Elmira, New York, for over 125 years.   - WHY KENNEDY VALVE? Kennedy Valve offers great wages, stability, and benefits packages: - Starting Wages- $25.03 and up, based on position - Hourly Pay Differentials 2nd shift $.70 3rd shift $.80 - Longevity Pay $.10 cents each hour for every 2 years worked with a cap at $1.20 - Trainer Pay $1.00 each hour for assigned training    - Paid Sick Leave- - 80 hours of Paid Sick Leave (PSL) prorated based on start date - Sell back of any unused PSL at end of year - 12 paid Holidays - Paid Vacation - Healthcare starting at $217 per month family coverage - Company Paid life Insurance - Company Paid Sickness and Accident Insurance - Retirement 401k-.75 per hour for hours worked placed in a 401k for you by the Company - Additional 50% company match on 4% employee contribution - Stability-Over 100 years in the community - Overtime after 8 hours in a day   Is Kennedy Valve for you? - Do you enjoy physical labor? - Are you looking for a company you can grow with? - Are you a solid individual contributor with a team mentality? - Do you have a proven record of commitment and success in school/jobs?   APPLY NOW!
Requisition ID
2022-5342
Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
Kennedy Valve Co. is a gray and ductile iron foundry and computerized machining and assembly operation. We supply fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries. We have been manufacturing these products in Elmira, New York, for over 125 years.   WHY KENNEDY VALVE? Kennedy Valve offers great wages, stability, and benefits packages: - Starting Wages- $24.75 and up, based on position - Hourly Pay Differentials 2nd shift $.70 3rd shift $.80 - Longevity Pay $.10 cents each hour for every 2 years worked with a cap at $1.20 - Trainer Pay $1.00 each hour for assigned training    - Paid Sick Leave- - 80 hours of Paid Sick Leave (PSL) prorated based on start date - Sell back of any unused PSL at end of year - 12 paid Holidays - Paid Vacation - Healthcare starting at $217 per month family coverage - Company Paid life Insurance - Company Paid Sickness and Accident Insurance - Retirement 401k-.75 per hour for hours worked placed in a 401k for you by the Company - Additional 50% company match on 4% employee contribution - Stability-Over 100 years in the community - Overtime after 8 hours in a day   Is Kennedy Valve for you? - Do you enjoy physical labor? - Are you looking for a company with which you can grow? - Are you a solid individual contributor with a team mentality? - Do you have a proven record of commitment and success in school/jobs?   APPLY NOW!     JOB SUMMARY 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, 2nd and or 3rd shift.    
Requisition ID
2022-5339
Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
  Kennedy Valve Co. is a gray and ductile iron foundry and computerized machining and assembly operation. We supply fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries. We have been manufacturing these products in Elmira, New York, for over 125 years.   WHY KENNEDY VALVE?   Kennedy Valve offers great wages, stability, and benefits packages: - Starting Wages- $24.75 and up, based on position - Overtime after 8 hours in a day - Hourly Pay Differential 2nd shift $.70 3rd shift $.80 - Longevity Pay $.10 cents each hour for every 2 years worked with a cap at $1.20 - Trainer Pay $1.00 each hour for assigned training    - Paid Sick Leave- - 80 hours of Paid Sick Leave (PSL) prorated based on start date - Sell back of any unused PSL at the end of year - 12 Paid Holidays - Paid Vacation - Healthcare starting at $217per month family coverage - Company Paid life insurance - Company Paid Sickness and Accidental Insurance  - Retirement 401k-.75 per hour for hours worked placed in a 401k for you by the Company - An additional 50% company match on 4% employee contribution - Stability-Over 100 years in the community   Is Kennedy Valve for you? - Do you enjoy physical labor? - Are you looking for a company with which you can grow? - Are you a solid individual contributor with a team mentality? - Do you have a proven record of commitment and success in school/jobs?      APPLY NOW!   SUMMARY This 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. Standard safety gear is required,safety boots, ear plugs, safety glasses and other as determined.Environment can be cold based on activity in plant (overhead doors opening) and very hot depending on outside temperature, and equipment operations.    
Requisition ID
2022-5350
Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
Kennedy Valve is currently seeking a professional, self-motivated individual to fill the role of Foundry Scheduler/No Bake Supervisor.  This position reports to the Foundry Manager and has daily team interactions within the Foundry Departments.  Top level priority of the Foundry Supervisor is to lead their team by managing their own words and behaviors, setting an example that engages employees, and own the Scheduling  process that leads to safely producing quality castings and on time delivery to our customers.  The Foundry Supervisor works closely with the Foundry Manager to direct the day to day activities of the No Bake area up to 4 hourly employees.  The Foundry supervisor will also be responsible for support in other departments to fill in when needed with the possibility of working 1st and 2nd shift.     WHY KENNEDY VALVE? Kennedy Valve offers great wages, stability, work/life balance and benefits packages:   - Competitive Salary - Two weeks’ Vacation prorated for the first year of employment  - Twelve paid Holidays - Retirement 401k- Company match - Educational Reimbursement after one year - Competitive Medical Benefits/Cost
Requisition ID
2022-5466
Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
WHY KENNEDY VALVE? Kennedy Valve offers great wages, stability, work/life balance and benefits packages:   - Competitive Salary - Two weeks’ Vacation prorated for the first year of employment  - Two paid Floating Holidays and nine paid Holidays - Retirement 401k- Company match  - Educational Reimbursement after one year - Competitive Medical Benefits/Cost This position is responsible for verifying and keeping records on incoming & outgoing shipments, and for preparing packing slips and any required paperwork for shipment. Duties include addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products.  The successful candidate will perform day-to-day administrative tasks, such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork. Kennedy Valve places significant value on positive, active team members that are customer centric, open and approachable, and have the ability to effectively collaborate with team members across all levels of the organization.
Requisition ID
2022-5462
Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
WHY KENNEDY VALVE? Kennedy Valve offers great wages, stability, work/life balance and benefits packages:   - Competitive Salary  - Two weeks’ Vacation prorated for the first year of employment  - Twelve paid Holidays - Retirement 401k with Company match  - Educational Reimbursement after one year - Competitive Medical Benefits/Cost   SUMMARY Kennedy Valve is currently seeking a professional, self-motivated individual to fill the role of a manufacturing Supervisor.  This position reports to the Manager and has daily team interactions within the Departments. Top level priority of the Manufacturing Supervisor is to lead their team by managing their own words and behaviors, setting an example that engages employees, and own the process that leads to safely producing quality castings and on time delivery to our customers.  The Supervisor works closely with the Manager to direct the day to day activities of the departments and hourly employees.  The supervisor will also be responsible for support in other departments to fill in when needed.
Requisition ID
2022-5446
Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
WHY KENNEDY VALVE? Kennedy Valve offers great wages, stability, work/life balance and benefits packages:   - Competitive Salary - Two weeks’ Vacation prorated for the first year of employment  - Twelve paid Holidays - Retirement 401k- Company match - Educational Reimbursement after one year - Competitive Medical Benefits/Cost SUMMARY The Product Engineer is responsible for providing engineering knowledge, support and maintain all applicable data and systems relating to the product specifications. This position requires continuous involvement in the areas of product design and development, testing, maintaining, and enhancing current designs. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a team environment interacting daily with sales personnel, engineering, and manufacturing. An equally important part of this role is the continuous and direct involvement with shop floor operations and the products manufactured by Kennedy Valve.
Requisition ID
2022-5439
Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
Kennedy Valve Co. is a gray and ductile iron foundry and computerized machining and assembly operation. We supply fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries. We have been manufacturing these products in Elmira, New York, for over 125 years.   WHY KENNEDY VALVE? Kennedy Valve offers great wages, stability, work/life balance and benefits packages:   - Competitive Salary - Two weeks’ Vacation prorated for the first year of employment  - Two paid Floating Holidays and nine paid Holidays - Retirement 401k- Company match  - Educational Reimbursement after one year - Competitive Medical Benefits/Cost   SUMMARY Under the supervision of the Environmental Manager, will assist in keeping Kennedy Valve proactive in environmental compliance and stewardship activities.
Requisition ID
2022-5317