Production Operator ($19.45-20.45)

Date: May 8, 2024

Location: Franklin, TN, US, 37064

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company Overview

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 Franklin, Tennessee, is a climate-controlled facility that manufactures electric thermostats, pipe nipples, dip tubes, elements, and burner assemblies.  The Production Operator will initiate manufacturing operations in accordance with customer requirements and monitor performance to optimize production processes.

We Offer

Regularly Scheduled Hours: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or Weekend Shift (3x12)


Hourly Rate of Pay: $19.45-$20.45


 Bonus Opportunity:

  • $500 at the 90th day of hire
  • $500 at the 180th day of hire
  • $500 at the 365th day of hire
  • Must not be on a corrective action for attendance to qualify for bonus payments



Work in a climate-controlled facility.  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.


  1. Complete training and perform operator functions in accordance with required work instructions for the position. 
  2. Must be able to read, understand and run the production schedule
  3. Must be able to work with automated machinery and have the ability to perform troubleshooting tasks in order to increase machine up time.
  4. Must be willing to learn multiple operations and work in different areas as needed.
  5. Must be capable of walking and/or standing for the entire shift
  6. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  7. Must be able to perform other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • No previous related work experience required; we will provide training
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds (and up to 100 pounds with assistance) and be capable of walking/standing for the entire shift

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

Job Segment: HVAC, Operations