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Water Softener Assembly Worker- 2nd shift- Up to 20.50 per hour

Date: Oct 15, 2021

Location: Appleton, WI, US, 54913

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Primary Function

$500 sign on bonus after successful 90 day probationary period.

We are looking for a skilled Assembler to connect water softener parts to build a final water softener unit. You will ensure all parts fit correctly and are suitable for the final product. You must possess great manual dexterity & be able to lift the 50lb media. Ability to read instructions represented in schematics and follow them with precision is extremely important.

We have a small laid back crew of 5-7 people that you will be working with on the line and every day during the week you will be doing a different part of the assembly. There are openings on both the 1st shift (7am-3:30pm) & 2nd shift (3:30pm-12am). This is a Monday-Friday operation. No weekends or holidays.


A compensation step plan is in place & administered every three months until 18 months. Starting pay is $17.50/hour, up to $19.50/hour based on meeting performance and attendance expectations. An additional $1/hour shift differential is paid for working 2nd shift.

Eligible for quarterly shop incentive bonus if quality and performance goals are met.

Company / Location Information

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. As a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation is at the center of the trend. We are a $3 billion company with over 140 years of history and more than 16,000 employees. Our emphasis is on hot water and clean water; we are one of the world’s largest manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment as well as a supplier of water purification products in a number of emerging countries.


With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, we have the reach to serve customers worldwide. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement and maintaining a culture that values and respects our employees. 


Water-Right, Inc., based in Appleton, Wisconsin, is A. O. Smith's water quality solutions provider with a complete line of residential and commercial products and systems for a wide variety of applications, including solutions for problem well water. Water-Right products are sold under the Evolve®, WaterCare®, Sanitizer Series®, Impression Series® and CustomCare® product brands. In addition to its advanced and innovative product solutions, Water-Right also has a retail facility, Water-Right Services, and a state-certified lab, Clean Water Testing LLC™, specializing in water analytical services. 



  • Reading bill of materials
  • Pick parts from multiple locations
  • Assemble components
  • Inventory control
  • Shop clean up
  • Quality control
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 50lbs
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed.


- Good Attitude – Team Player

- Ability to repeatedly lift 50lbs

- Ability to obtain a Fork Lift Certification within 60 days of hire



High School Diploma or GED

Years of Experience

No previous related work experience required

We Offer

Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh

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