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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37010

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Primary Function

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.



We are seeking an experienced Training Supervisor to join our growing team.  In this position, you will be responsible for creating, implementing, and administering training programs for new and existing employees. 

  • Conduct initial needs analysis to identify skills or knowledge gaps that need to be addressed
  • Design, develop, coordinate, and run training programs and seminars for supervisors, team leads, technical, hourly employees, and management personnel
  • Writes material for new training programs; reviews, evaluates, and modifies existing and proposed programs, and recommends appropriate changes.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of training courses and provide summary reports to management, determining impact of training on employee skills and corporate goals
  • Maintain a database of curriculum, materials, and personnel training records
  • Assess training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, focus groups, or consultation with managers.
  • Maintain training budget and prepare budget reports to justify expenditures.
  • Work closely with Human Resources and Manager to define appropriate training to meet employee development needs.


  • Bachelor Degree required
  • 3-5 years of work experience as a trainer, coach, or training facilitator
  • Proven experience implementating training programs in a larger organizations
  • Familiar with both traditional and modern job training methods, trends and techniques
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office proficiency; familiarity with web delivery tools
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Outlook, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • ATD Certification preferred

We Offer


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 plan 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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