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3rd shift Molding Setup Technician

Date: May 17, 2022

Location: Franklin, TN, US, 37064

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation


3rd Shift Molding Setup Technician 



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.


Our facility operates four plastic injection molding presses in the production of water heater components.  As a Mold Setup Technician, you will be responsible for setting up and operating injection molding machines.  

We have an opening on 3rd Shift

  • 3rd Shift, Sunday to Thursday, 10 pm - 6:30 am, overtime over 40 hours (.55 cent shift premium)
  • Starting Pay rate: $19.60- $21.75 per hour
  • Sign-On Bonus: $100 after 45 days; $500 after 90 days wth no attendance corrective actions. 

We are a drug-free facility and require all employees to pass a drug screening and background check.


What You Will Be Responsible For

  • Pull molds from the machine and set the new molds safely using overhead cranes and fork truck.
  • Ensure that the correct mold and materials are being used
  • Make all necessary hydraulic, water and electrical connections
  • Start up the machine and to ensure that the parts are inspected
  • Make needed process adjustments to get the parts to proper specifications
  • Fill out the proper paperwork for the previous mold and for the new mold
  • Record the latest process settings
  • Help to keep machines running during the shift
  • Communicate any work that needs to be done with the proper department
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures


What You Will Bring

  • Previous molding experience and knowledge is preferred, but NOT required. 
  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Strong safety record, promotes a safe and organized work area
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral, and good problem-solving ability

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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