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Press Operator

Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

Why A. O. Smith? 

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and, 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 144-year history and employ more than 16,000 men and women. With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, A. O. Smith has the global reach to serve customers worldwide. We have sales and distribution in more than 60 countries around the world. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement, not just in its factories and its processes, but in its people.  We value people who are able to analyze problems and take rapid, decisive action. 

 What is great about this opportunity?

  • You will be joining a stable, but growing organization committed to strong financial performance, strategic acquisitions, global expansion and the highest ethical standards of conduct.
  • You will be representing a company that makes products that improve quality of life and are considered top of the line.
  • You will be joining a cohesive team that supports each other in accomplishing shared goals.


Primiary Function: 

Press operator is responsible for learning and understanding different presses within the Press Shop. The press operator is responsible for learning and operating multiple presses and setup of steel coils. Responsible for understanding the schedule so completed orders are entered into computer system, SAP. The operator is responsible for full production rate, print labels, stack parts and completing daily paperwork. The operator must comply with all safety and quality standards which include periodic checks as outlined in the control plan, recording all checks.



  • Working with Team Lead/Supervisor to set schedule priorities to ensure customer needs 
  • Keep work area clean and well organized in 5S manner


  • Must have a strong knowledge of presses and able to operate various kinds (auto, 150 ton and 1000 ton)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be forklift certified or capable of becoming forklift certified
  • Must Have High School Diploma or GED


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to squat, stretch, and inspect dies from any angle, including on the floor or in the press
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Must be able to stand/walk for entire shift


We Offer:Competitive hourly pay plus comprehensive benefits which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, 401K, and tuition assistance. We also offer an on-site cafeteria and A. O. Smith Company store along with employee discounts on Aquasana water filtration products. 

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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