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Foreman-Model Shop

Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of water heating and water treatment technologies in the world. We are a $3.5 billion company with 140+ years history and we employ more than 12,000 individuals globally who pride themselves on providing the world with innovative water technology. We are committed to Continuous Improvement, not just in our factories or processes, but in our people.


  • Hands-on laboratory work in a variety of different science / engineering labs
  • Model making, including use of a lathe and mill
  • Building units for testing at multiple facilities
  • Uses verbal and written instructions, drawings, diagrams, and schematics to accomplish tasks.
  • Follows specified methods to inspect and test equipment
  • Demonstrates complete technical understanding of all lab test set ups and procedures.
  • Works with engineers to develop protocols and schedules for testing.
  • Reviews and interprets test data for engineer review
  • Collecting and analyzing data
  • Generating reports
  • Provides safety leadership in the lab
  • Works independently to run efficiency testing, agency safety, or performance testing processes
  • Creates standard operating procedures for completing standard lab tests
  • Independently runs analytical instrumentation
  • Limited project management that is engineer led
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed
  • Keeps abreast of competitor and new product activity


  • Associate's degree in Engineering Technology, HVAC, Mechanical Engineering. Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Chemistry, Biology, or related field preferred.
  • 5+ years of related work experience with degree or 7+ years without Associate Degree.
  • Communicates technical material effectively both written and orally.
  • Good general problem solving skills
  • Proven history of effective mentoring and developing other technicians or interns/co-ops.
  • Knowledge of CAE software such as Solidworks, MATLAB, LabView
  • Effective use of Microsoft Products (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Model Shop experience

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.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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