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Quality Technician (Weekend Shift - $20.12/hr - $1500 bonus)

Date: Nov 14, 2022

Location: Franklin, TN, US, 37064

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 climate-controlled facility in Franklin, Tennessee, manufactures electric thermostats, pipe nipples, dip tubes, elements, and burner assemblies.  The Weekend Shift Quality Technician will report to the Quality Manager and is responsible for quality related issues in the facility.

Hours and Compensation


Regularly Scheduled Hours: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday; 6 am - 6 pm CST (Paid lunch.  Paid 4 hour shift premium if there are no tardies/absences during the week)


Hourly Rate of Pay:  $20.12/hour


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: 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.


  • Performs assigned routine tests on materials, goods in process, or finished goods where results are compared with company quality standards. Reports results to line mechanic or supervisor who will make an analysis and take necessary action.
  • Inspects visually for obvious defects.
  • Performs detailed visual inspection when necessary to determine quality of product where limits are not clearly defined. Removes defectives and places acceptable product back on line.
  • Notifies line supervisor when inspection data exceeds acceptable limits or when major incidents of poor quality are noted.
  • Records results on inspection forms or charts and reports number of defects found. Posts and maintains forms and charts of inspection data, quality levels, or special quality studies.
  • Makes recommendation on disposition of questionable product to supervisor.
  • May act as quality control department clerk, maintaining all quality records for the facility.
  • May act as scrap collector, touring the facility and removing tested and product samples from Q C inspection stations.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be proficient in basic mathematics including ratios, fraction and decimals
  • Must be able to read and interpret standard engineering drawings and specifications
  • Must be able to use measuring and test equipment such as carpenter’s tapes, calipers, micrometers and electronic test equipment such as multimeters with proficiency
  • Must be familiar with standard business applications such as word processor, spreadsheet and database programs
  • Must be able to read and write the English language with proficiency

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to spend up to 50% of time on shift standing or walking

  • Must have the ability to see to a corrected or uncorrected 20/40 standard and be able to pass a standard Ishihara test for color vision

  • Must possess enough hand and arm strength to operate ordinary hand tools daily

  • Must be able to lift to forty pounds from floor level to waist without excessive strain or exertion

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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