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.
Kennedy Valve is a proud member of the McWane, Inc. family of companies.
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Kennedy Valve is looking for results oriented, innovative and creative problem solvers focused on achieving results in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for hands on, quick decision makers with mechanical aptitude that can perform well in changing conditions.
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 used. Environment can be cod based on activity in plant (overhead doors opening) and very hot depending on outside temperature, and equipment operations.
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. We have the following opportunity for candidates interested in the stability and growth record of Kennedy Valve. Salary and benefit packages are very competitive depending upon experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. We value diversity candidates. Female applicants encouraged to apply.
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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.
- Record keeping
- Tracking production
- Employee relations
- Safety procedures and adherence
- Communication with other supervisors and managers
- Accessing/updating attendance on computer
- Accessing/updating production numbers on computer
- Participating in and enforcing Lean initiatives