Electrical Engineer

Date: Jul 12, 2024

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

A. O. Smith is a global leader applying innovative technologies and energy-efficient solutions to products manufactured and marketed worldwide. The company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment and boilers, as well as a manufacturer of water treatment products for residential and light commercial applications. A. O. Smith is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with approximately 12,000 employees at operations in the United States, Canada, China, India, Mexico, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

Primary Function

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for providing a safe and reliable electrical infrastructure for the Ashland City campus (manufacturing facility and offices) of A. O. Smith.  Learn the strengths and weakness to lead substation PM programs, equipment relocation, new equipment installations and plant growth. Performs advanced engineering tasks under limited supervision. Help to mentor the engineering design team in development projects throughout the entire cycle from initial concept through completion.


  • Maintain and transfer of documentation for electrical infrastructure changes to the contractor maintaining the Single Line Drawing.
  • Lead and manage the Electrical PM systems to meet all A. O. Smith standards.
  • Lead safe electrical compliance training to meet OHSA/NFPA-72E standards. Coordinate and communicate tasks to workers for the timely completion of. 
  • Understand and monitor electrical loads at each substation and large distribution panels.
  • Support the Project Engineering team by sharing connect electrical power for equipment moves and new installations.
  • Point out electrical system weak links and provide plans and quotes to resolve.
  • Monitor our system using our Power Monitoring system, possible energy saving options, concerns trends in to investigate.
  • Investigate and present opportunities to reduce carbon footprint of the campus.
  • Provide engineering support for unplanned electrical issues.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills; solves complex problems
  • Experience leading Kaizen related or Continuous Improvement Activity
  • Ability to analyze and resolve issues quickly through root cause analysis
  • Strong communication - written and oral
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Access, Excel, Power Point and AutoCAD
  • Uses team management skills to lead the design group during the conceptual phase of product development.
  • Conduct project meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6 sigma or FMEA experience a plus
  • Knowledge of SAP and MRP systems a plus

We Offer

Competitive compensation package 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.



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