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2nd Shift Production Setup Operator

Date: Aug 29, 2021

Location: Franklin, TN, US, 37064

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information


Who We Are

APCOM, an acronym for Appliance Components, was founded by Mike Grace on March 1, 1969.  APCOM started in a 10,000 sq. ft. building and has 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.

Our Vision

APCOM will continue to be a leading global manufacturer of reliable water heating and appliance components.  We will provide our customers with industry-leading customer service, technology and components that provide for product differentiation at competitive prices.

Hours and Compensation

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

Hourly Rate of Pay: $18.50- $20.65 per hour, plus a $.55 shift differential rate. 

Sign On Bonus Opportunity:

  • $100 at 45th day of hire
  • $500 at 90th day of hire
  • Must not be on a corrective action for attendance to qualify for bonus payments

Primary Function

Set up Operator will initiate operations in accordance with customer requirements and monitor performance to optimize production processes.  
Operator will be expected to learn multiple setup positions to help support the department while others are out and the cross-training program


  1. Employee must have good job performance and attendance.
  2. Must be a self-starter, well organized, able to work both independently and as a team member, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  3. Responsible for all aspects of safety, quality, production and preventative maintenance in their area of responsibility.
  4. Must be able to read and work from a production schedule.
  5. Must be able to read blueprints.
  6. Will be required to participate in continued education and training sessions, as job requires.
  7. Set up equipment and train operators in the correct set up and operation of said equipment. 
  8. Must be able to comprehend schedule and required outputs for day production activities, including working with key members of other functional areas.
  9. Must possess and represent the organization with strong leadership, communication and teambuilding skills.
  10. Become familiar with APCOM’s product specifications and the quality standards, including assisting in the development and upkeep of operating procedures for process and equipment. 
  11. Comply with all the safety, quality, and procedure requirements as noted in the applicable Work Instructions.
  12. Must be capable of understanding and practicing the safety requirements of equipment and assuming the safety of self and others around the equipment.
  13. Will be able to use APCOM’s computer system to obtain necessary production information.
  14. Will be responsible for troubleshooting minor problems associated with all machines.
  15. Must be capable of walking/standing/sitting for entire shift.
  16. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.
  17. Other duties as assigned


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

We Offer

Competitive hourly wages 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: Nashville

Job Segment: HVAC, Operations