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Continuous Improvement Coordinator

Date: Apr 17, 2021

Location: Cookeville, TN, US, 38506

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Primary Function

To create, maintain and/or distribute a wide range of work instructions, forms, reference documents and other documentation as needed. Assists with implementation of continous improvements to support our LEAN transformation. Performs a variety of lean manufacturing activities for the entire facility including but not limited to 5S, ideas suggestion program (One minute CI Stories), 8 wastes elimination, problem solving, standard work development/execution, visual management.



  • Must be reliable and able to follow detailed instructions. 
  • Must be able to understand and follow company policies and procedures. 
  • Must be highly motivated, organized, accurate and detail oriented.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision or direction.
  • Must be able to interact with engineers, project managers and floor personnel to gather and compile the needed information into the required documentation. 
  • Familiar with manufacturing processes. 
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret Manufacturing work orders, print and computer printouts.
  • Ability to efficiently present compiled information in acceptable manner of understanding or production personnel. 
  • Must be able to learn and work in document control software.
  • Basic LEAN knowledge (5S, Visual Management, STD work).
  • Problem solver knowledge (preferred).
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaenously. 
  • Ability to interact with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Abillty to apply basic mathematical skills: add, subtract, multply and divide.
  • Able to use a computer, digital camera, video camera and related software.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours to resolve issues within all operating shifts.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft tooks, especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude.


High School Diploma or GED

Years of Experience

Minimum of 1 year related work experience

Physical Requirements

    We Offer

    Competitive base salary 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: Cookeville
    Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

    Job Segment: HVAC, Operations