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Production Operator - $18 to $20/hr (1st Shift)

Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Production Operators (1st Shift)


A. O. Smith - Ashland City


On-the-Spot Job Offers

$600 Sign-on Bonus

Starting Pay $18 to $20 per hour

Medical/Dental/Vision start on Day 1!


Meet with a Recruiter on our campus Monday - Friday

at 500 Tennessee Waltz Pkwy

from 9am - 1pm 


Upcoming Saturday Job Fairs


Saturday August 13th: Ashland City on-site

at 500 Tennessee Waltz Parkway

from 9am - 1pm


Saturday August 27th: Ashland City on-site

at 500 Tennessee Waltz Parkway

from 9am - 1pm


Saturday September 10th: Ashland City on-site

at 500 Tennessee Waltz Parkway

from 9am - 1pm


Voted a Top 2020 Workplace by The Tennessean


We have multiple openings at our Ashland City, TN manufacturing plant for residential water heaters - start a new career with A. O. Smith!


What to expect:

  • Complete the online application prior to the job fair for Production Operator (1st Shift)
  • Attend a Job Fair (Hand Sanitizer Stations and Social Distancing)
  • Pre-screen COVID questions
  • Interview with a potential on-the-spot job offer
  • If a job offer is accepted, background check and drug screen required before start date


What is great about this opportunity?

  • Ashland City is home to A. O. Smith’s largest water heating manufacturing facility in the United States and manufactures over two million residential water heaters every year
  • Water Heaters are an essential product that ensure hot, safe, clean water in the homes of our customers and community  You will be part of a company that makes products that improve quality of life and are considered top of the line.


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 $3.5 billion company with 148-year history and employ more than 13.700 men and women globally.  A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement, not just in its factories and its processes, but in its people.  We are a stable, but growing organization committed to strong financial performance, strategic acquisitions, global expansion, and the highest ethical standards of conduct.


Production Operator Position Overview:

  • Assembling components
  • Some operations require robotic and manual welding techniques
  • Spray components with ceramic glass coating
  • Hang/Unhang tanks from paint hangers
  • Operate basic hand tools (manual and automatic) for occasional and/or extended periods of time
  • Setup heavy equipment


Qualifications include:

  • 6 months of manufacturing experience preferred
  • Able to work 1st shift (earliest start time is 5 am and latest end time is 3 pm, depending on role)
  • Constant standing/walking and frequent bending and reaching
  • Must be able to lift 50 to 75 pounds with and without assistance from lifting device.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced manufacturing plant that is warmer in summer and cooler in winter
  • Must read, understand, and comply with specific work instructions
  • Must promote and comply with work safety and quality standards
  • High School Diploma or GED


We Offer:

$18 up to $20 per hour plus comprehensive benefits which include medical, dental, and vision which start immediately! Additional benefits include life insurance, short- and long-term disability, 401k, and tuition assistance.  We offer an on-site cafeteria, Wellness Clinic, and A. O. Smith Company merchandise store along with employee discounts on Aquasana water filtration products.


Work Location:  500 Tennessee Waltz Pkwy, Ashland City, TN, 37015

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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