Dixon Operations Trainee in Chestertown, Maryland

Dixon Valve, founded in 1916, is a global hose fitting and accessory manufacturer with distribution centers around the world. With a long history as a valued partner in the industrial distribution network, Dixon looks to the future to innovate and design solutions for a variety of markets, from oil and gas to food and beverage. Click Here to visit us on YouTube.

We have invested heavily in robotics, automation and cutting edge software to keep us competitive in the global market place. We have a long history of re-investing in our company -- be it the latest machine tools, training programs or additional personnel, which has positioned us well for the future.

Dixon prides itself on having the best and brightest employees who are focused on delighting our customersand committed to a culture of respect, responsibility, trustworthiness, caring, fairness and citizenship. We continually look for ways to encourage our employees to learn and grow in the organization by providing opportunities for continuous improvement in all aspects of the business.

Dixon's U.S. headquarters is located in Chestertown, MD on the eastern shore and employs over 1,600 employees around the world.

At Dixon, we value the contributions of our Military Veterans and proudly employ our nation’s heroes. Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Dixon is looking for an Operations Trainee in Chestertown on Maryland's eastern shore. This is a unique opportunity for individuals with or without manufacturing experience that possess key leadership competencies. Candidates must have a Bachelors degree and a keen desire to develop their leadership skills.

As an Operations Trainee, you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to become a successful team member within our organization. Candidates must be willing to work in all areas of the business as part of this rotational training program.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in training rotation program
  • Gain solid understanding of manufacturing and distribution operations
  • Exceed customer service expectations and learn our product offering
  • Look for opportunities to improve current processes and operating procedures

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Outgoing team player with a positive attitude
  • Willingness to work in manufacturing, customer service, sales, production, and distribution roles to learn our products and services
  • Ability to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and additional software programs
  • Strong attention to detail

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed in this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required and are subject to change. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Employment at DVCC, Inc. is contingent upon the candidate's ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, drug screening and physical capabilities test if applicable.

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status and any other status protected by federal, state or local law.



Team Player:Works well as a member of a group

Innovative:Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

Loyal:Shows firm and constant support to a cause

Leader:Inspires teammates to follow them

Enthusiastic:Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Detail Oriented:Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Dedicated:Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



Self-Starter:Inspired to perform without outside help

Growth Opportunities:Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

Goal Completion:Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Entrepreneurial Spirit:Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business

Ability to Make an Impact:Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization



Bachelors or better

Posted: August 26, 2016