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Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Date: Sep 11, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28213

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

AOS / Charlotte, NC

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. As a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) is at the center of the trend. We are a $3 billion company with over 140 years of history and 15,000+ employees. Our emphasis is on hot water and clean water; we are one of the world’s largest manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment as well as a supplier of water purification products in a number of emerging countries.

With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, we have the reach to serve customers worldwide.

A.O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement and maintaining a culture that values and respects our employees. We have programs in place to help our team members achieve their potential and when you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build an amazing career at A. O. Smith.

Primary Function

As the 2nd Shift Production Supervisor, you will be responsible for the efficient operation of Manufacturing Department, the direction of the plant work force and the meeting of daily production schedules.  Supervises and coordinates activities of Leaders and workers. Verifies correct manufacturing processes are adhered to. Works with other operators, engineers and quality personnel to identify and resolve potential customer issues.


  • Advocate for operators with regular conversation, finding solutions collaboratively, and consistent team check ins.   
  • Responsible for enforcing safe work practices and environment through engagement of operators. 
  • Responsible for product quality, including first pass yield, in accordance with established Company guidelines and / or specifications. 
  • Supervise and direct Leaders to efficiently meet production schedules through the use of available manpower, including flexing to respond to customer demands. 
  • Responsible for coordination and implementation of the cross-training program, the manufacturing training program and departmental rotation plans. 


  • Supervisor experience within manufacturing, leadership skills, understand basic principles of human resources and manufacturing process, ability to make decisions and the willingness to follow policies and procedures. 
  • Supervisor experience in the water heater or manufacturing industry is preferred.
  • Valid forklift driver’s license
  • Excellent communication skills via written and oral


High School Diploma or GED

Years of Experience

4-5 Years of Supervisory/Leadership Experience
Minimum of 3 years of related work experience or training

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: Charlotte

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