Project Engineer

Date: Apr 13, 2024

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

We are one of the leading manufacturers of water heating and water treatment technologies in the world. We are a $3.9 billion company with 150 years of history and employ more than 13,000 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.

Primary Function

Based at our Ashland City, Tennessee, manufacturing facility, the Project Engineer, under general supervision, will manage assigned projects from start to finish so that projects are completed on time and within budget.  Implement an established project plan; monitor progress and performance against the project plan; identify, resolve, or escalate operational problems and minimize delays.  Analyze project requirements and perform calculations.


  • Facilitate or participate in team activities and carry our necessary functions while providing management with the appropriate feedback to ensure that critical decisions are made in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Coordinate the activities of outside contractors to ensure they are integrated into the project and that the organization receives satisfactory standards of service.
  • Estimate the costs, resources, and time required to complete the assigned phase of a project and monitor activities, allocate resources and assign tasks to ensure these targets are met.
  • Set priorities, allocates tasks, and coordinates project team to meet project targets. 
  • Responsible for the cost, schedule and performance of company projects/programs or subsystems of major programs.
  • Act as primary customer contact for project / program activities, leading project/program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and performance.
  • Review status of projects and budgets, manages schedules and prepares status reports.
  • Assess project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer needs.
  • Serve as a liaison between project management the project team and line management.
  • Manages assigned project team.
  • Manage customer relationships.
  • Interact with customers and manage subcontractors to complete the project. 



  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering 
  • 2-4 years of Project Management, Engineering
  • Must have  Manufacturing or Industrial experience. 
  • Excellent analytical and Organizational skills; 
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing 


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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