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Material Handler (1st Shift - $17.78/hr - $1500 bonus)

Date: Jan 16, 2023

Location: Cookeville, TN, US, 38506

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company Overview

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.

Primary Function

APCOM's facility in Cookeville, Tennessee, manufactures threated tank fittings “spuds”, pipe nipples, gas burner assemblies, and also stamps a wide variety of parts for the water heater and appliance industries.  We are looking for a 1st Shift Material Handler to perform stockhandler functions in accordance with required work instructions.

We Offer

Regularly Scheduled Hours:  Monday - Friday; 6 am - 2:30 pm


Hourly Rate of Pay: $17.78 per 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.


  • Will be required to learn all duties in the Warehouse including receiving product from the trailers, covering the floor by filling issues and pulling finished goods, supporting Service Parts, pulling shipments, and verification of counts
  • Comply with all the safety, quality, and procedure requirements
  • Safely operate a forklift and/or stock picker, as well as operate warehouse scanners
  • Will train in picking orders in Warehouse for Made To Order, stock and production, with accuracy being a priority
  • Must be able to perform accurate and precise system transactions
  • Must be flexible and willing to work in different areas and on different tasks


  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Basic computer knowledge, including SAP
  • Must be capable of operating a forklift and stock picker; forklift license a plus
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds on occasion
  • Employee must have good job performance and attendance
  • Must be a self-starter, well organized, able to work both independently and as a team member, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Nearest Major Market: Cookeville
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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