• Operations Trainee

    Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Kennedy Valve
  • Overview

    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.


    The Operations Trainee accepts delegated tasks from a Manager while in the company sponsored training program. The goal of the program is to prepare the individual for future operations management positions. Through this program the person will learn all facets of the business. The trainee will go through a department rotation to gain perspective on Production, Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety, Engineering, Research and Development, Sales and Human Resources. The trainee will be evaluated for scope and understanding of department functions before rotating. This will include both first and second shift availability.

    Trainees will work directly with management to direct operations, monitor employee output, analyze problems, offer valid solutions. They should be able to understand specific management perspectives, company polices and corporate vison. Trainee will be required to complete all company driven training. (Pure Safety, OHSA, LOTO, Sexual Harassment)

    After the completion of the Operations Training Program candidates will be eligible for tuition reimbursement to advance education. Final department placement will depend on openings within Kennedy Valve.


    Required Qualifications; Recent graduate with degree in Mechanical Engineering from accredited college or university preferred. Other engineering concentrations will be considered. This position requires excellent communication skills both verbal and written along with strong analytical skills.


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