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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Cookeville, TN, US, 38506

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Primary Function

Responsible for transferring manufactured items to the assembly lines to increase efficiency of production.  Provide any materials for the operators.  Pulls Sheet-metal racks, HEX and crates to the line and returns to the empty racks to the staging area.  Operates liquefied gas, or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift to move products or materials.  


  • Pulls the filled Sheet metal racks from the staging area or from Sheet-metal department to the assembly station as needed for production. Returns the empty racks to the staging area.
  • Pulls the HEX to the assembly stations as needed for production.Returns the empty racks to the staging area.
  • Pull the wood crates, including bases, tops, and sides, to the assembly stations as needed for production. Returns the empty racks to the staging area.
  • Replenish the Sheet-metal Kanban bins for the assembly stations.
  • Bring Literature packages to the test stations as needed for production.
  • Provide each line with necessary supply of forms or copies they use.
  • Responsible for maintaining organized, identified racks, and staging areas.
  • Responsible for communication with supervisor and leaders of potential parts shortages, or overages for manufactured items.
  • Assist with replenishing of the Fastenal parts for the assemblers.
  • Assist with removal of dunnage such as cardboard, pallets and trash.
  • Assist with daily cycle counts and inventory control in production areas.
  • Read work orders, production schedules, or follow oral instructions to determine materials needed.
  • Operate industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in moving materials and products.
  • Attach identifying tags or labels to materials or mark information on racks as needed.
  • Recharge batteries, or replace liquefied gas tanks.
  • Responsible for overall shop cleanliness and appearance.Responsible for following general safe work practices. Responsible for maintaining equipment and completing work order request to correct issues,
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Basic computer knowledge and navigation is helpful. Must have a valid state driver’s license and the aptitude to obtain a company forklift license prior to performing forklift duties.
  • Experience and knowledge of the commercial boilers, water heaters and pool heaters. Prior assembly experience is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills via written and oral
  • Safety record, promotes a safe and organized work area.


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: Supply, Operations

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