Machine Operator

Date: Feb 12, 2024

Location: Cookeville, TN, US, 38506

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

APCOM, an acronym for Appliance Components, is a leading global manufacturer of reliable water heating and appliance components that provide product differentiation at a competition price.  Founded by Mike Grace in 1969, APCOM started in a 10,000 sq. ft. building and has since grown to three locations in the United States as well as facilities in Mexico, China and India. Our international locations focus on local markets and best practices are leveraged between all facilities.  In 2001, APCOM joined the A. O. Smith Corporation family of companies and manufactures 75 million parts annually, with 60 million produced in the United States.

We Offer

Regularly Scheduled Hours:  Monday - Friday; 2:30pm  - 11:00pm

Hourly Rate of Pay: $19.52/hour  (18.52/hour + 1.00/hour shift premium = $19.52/hour

Sign On Bonus Opportunity:  $1500

  • $500 at 90th day of hire, $500 at 180th day of hire, $500 at 365th day of hire
  • Must not be on a corrective action for attendance to qualify for bonus payments

Benefits:  Medical, Dental, and Vision start on Day 1!  Our comprehensive benefits package also includes life insurance, short- and long-term disability, 401k, tuition assistance, and employee discounts on Aquasana water filtration products.

Primary Function

Machine Operator will initiate operations in accordance with customer requirements and monitor performance to optimize production processes


  1. Complete training and perform operator functions in accordance with required work instructions for the position. 
  2. Must be able to read, understand and run the production schedule
  3. Must be able to work with automated machinery and have the ability to perform troubleshooting tasks in order to increase machine up time.
  4. Must be willing to learn multiple operations and work in different areas as needed.
  5. Must be capable of walking and/or standing for the entire shift
  6. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  7. Must be able to perform other duties as assigned


  • Basic computer knowledge.


High School Diploma or GED

Years of Experience

Minimum of 1 year related work experience

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting/standing and frequent bending and reaching.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and with assistance

Nearest Major Market: Cookeville
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

Job Segment: HVAC, Operations