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Product Engineer

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Date: Apr 4, 2019

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information


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.

Primary Function

Performs advanced engineering tasks under supervision by a senior engineer. Provides technical leadership and guidance and assists in training less experienced engineers.

Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Responsible for engineering assignments requiring a broad knowledge of an engineering specialty.
  • Analyzes production methods to ensure time and cost goals are reached.
  • Supports engineering functions for a product or a product family from design through production.    
  • User of CAE tools such as Solidworks, MATLAB, LabView, Minitab, EES, CFD, FEA. 
  • Develops and applies engineering standards and procedures, and provides advice on issues within the engineering field.
  • Enters and modifies product data in ERP system.  Initiates, reviews and approves PCP in ERP system. 
  • Provides occasional support to manufacturing and acquires comfortable familiarity with manufacturing operations.
  • Plans, conducts and coordinates engineering assignments, normally involving several smaller and less important projects or one major project. 
  • Participates in planning objectives and in brainstorming activities for specific needs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field of study preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of related work experience.
  • Familiarity with patent/trade secret process.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Communicates with other engineering functions including design, process, production, quality, and reliability.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.

We Offer

We Offer - Ashland City

Great people make our organization great and because of that, we offer an onsite A. O. Smith Company shopping store for our employees, a 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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