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Group Leader

Date: Jan 10, 2021

Location: Franklin, TN, US, 37064

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Primary Function

Responsible for a variety of routine and non-routine laboratory operations in a quality assurance or research setting. Duties include routine reactions leading to chemical or biological synthesis of intermediates and compounds, reexamination of borderline results, researching technical literature, and evaluating old processes. Uses a variety of laboratory glassware and equipment requiring a high degree of skills acquired through on-the-job experience. Requires ability to set up and operate special equipment following manufacturer's instructions with limited supervision.

  • Reinforce a safety culture among employees and address any safety issues immediately
  • Assign jobs to employees based on the production schedule and give direction as needed
  • Conduct pre-shift meetings
  • Be able to clearly answer employees’ questions concerning work processes and schedules
  • Provide training when necessary
  • Ensure employees have all necessary tools and resources to complete tasks efficiently and safely
  • Build teamwork among the employees in the department
  • Communicate issues to the Supervisor on a daily
  • Maintain high employee morale
  • Ensure that department is kept clean and organized
  • Promote continuous improvement activities
  • Comply with all safety, quality, and procedure requirements as noted in the applicable Work Instructions
  • Complete A. O. Smith Leadership Training and other development training as required
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
  • Must be able to walk/stand for extended periods of time
  • Other duties as assigned
  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Basic computer knowledge required: Microsoft Office and SAP experience preferred

  • Ability to inspire and motivate others

  • Communicate effectively with employees and management

  • Must be able to read a production schedule

We Offer

Competitive compensation package 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

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