Production Set-Up (2nd Shift - $19.82/hr)

Date: Sep 15, 2023

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.

Primary Function

APCOM's facility in Cookeville, Tennessee, manufactures threaded tank fittings “spuds”, pipe nipples, gas burner assemblies, and also stamps a wide variety of parts for the water heater and appliance industries.  The Setup Operator (2nd Shift) will set-up equipment in accordance with required work instructions.

We Offer

Regularly Scheduled Hours:  Monday - Thursday (4x10), 2nd shift, 3:30 pm - 2:00 am


Hourly Rate of Pay: $19.82/hr (18.82/hr + 1.00 shift premium = $19.82)


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.


  • Machine set-up, production related machine adjustments, tooling changeovers, maintenance of tooling
  • Read and understand blueprints
  • Comply with all safety, quality, and procedure requirements as noted in the work instructions


  • HS Diploma or GED
  • 3 years of related experience preferred
  • Must be a self-starter, well-organized, able to work both independently and as a team member, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to stand and walk continuously throughout shift, without sitting down
  • Must be able to lift up to 55 lbs

ADA Disclaimer (U.S. ONLY)

In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Nearest Major Market: Cookeville
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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