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Quality Technician (2nd Shift)

Date: Sep 14, 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.

Primary Function

Candidate will provide QA support to manufacturing to ensure quality product to the customer. The candidate will check raw materials, fabricated parts, finish product and incoming materials. Make periodic inspections and able to inspect and perform First Article Inspections on new parts. Analyze data and product, reporting information accurately. Become involved in new projects and test samples when needed. Ability to work in a team environment and work overtime when necessary.


  • Must be able to read basic measuring tools (micrometers, calipers, radius gauges)
  • Must be able to analyze data and report accurate information
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills 
  • Must be able to effectively communicate to a variety of individuals including; management, supervisors, and hourly employees
  • Must be capable of learning advanced material testing and elevation techniques such as; hardness testing, ductility testing, and material density testing



  • Basic understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Proficiency with computers and programs, specifically Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and procedural manuals.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team to meet deadlines and goals

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work safely and maintain a clean work environment
  • Constant Standing/Walking
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to push or pull up to 70lbs
  • Must be able to work in a non-climate controlled environment



Years of Experience

Minimum of 1 year related work experience

We Offer

Ashland City

Great people make our organization great and because of that, we offer an onsite A. O. Smith Company merchandise store for our employees, employee discounts on water filtration products, 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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