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 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.
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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.
- 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
The overall responsibilities of this position are to partner with field sales and our customer base responding to inquiries for the sale of Kennedy Valve, PIV Group products (PIV is project sales operation that targets water and waste water treatment plant valve needs from 3” to 108” applications nationally and in Canada). Key functions will include: quoting, order processing, project organization, and customer service. This position is in a demanding fast paced environment and requires attention to detail to ensure accuracy and follow through. Project management skills are a must. The position interacts daily with engineering and manufacturing to deliver customer driven solutions.
Kennedy Valve is a gray and ductile iron foundry and computerized machining and assembly operation. We have supplied fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries for over 100 years in Elmira, NY.
The Territory Sales Manager-Trainee is a preparatory position to allow transition to field placement into an existing sales territory. Once assigned to a territory the Territory Manager is responsible for all aspects of Sales, Marketing and Account Management of all accounts within the assigned territory.