Team Lead (2nd Shift - Thermostats - 26.02/hr)

Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location: Franklin, TN, US, 37064

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of water heating and water treatment technologies in the world. We are a $3.5 billion company with 140+ years history and we employ more than 12,000 individuals globally who pride themselves on providing the world with innovative water technology. We are committed to Continuous Improvement, not just in our factories or processes, but in our people.


  1. Responsible for assisting supervisor with employees (both full time and temporary) within department, and will interact with employees in various instances. 
  2. Promote a work environment conducive to high employee morale.
  3. Review daily schedule prior to shift to anticipate product changeovers, staffing changes, etc.
  4. Responsible for all aspects of safety, quality, production and preventative maintenance in their area of responsibility.
  5. Responsible for requisitioning work orders and ensuring basic operator preventative maintenance tasks are performed as required 
  6. Must be able to comprehend schedule and required outputs for day’s production activities, including maintaining customer service, maintenance, and inventory goals, including working with key members of other functional areas.
  7. 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, reviewing each line for quality, and working with the Quality department to train employees to identify quality problems.
  8. May be responsible for set-ups, maintaining the tooling in good working condition. Training employees.
  9. Keep cabinets clean and organized and good housekeeping.
  10. Other duties may be assigned as needed.


  • Must pass level 3 aptitude test.
  • Must learn all operations in the department.
  • Must possess and represent the organization with strong leadership, communication and teambuilding skills, including leading employee meetings and reporting out of departmental metrics as required.
  • Must be able to lift  50 pounds at a time, multiple times a day.
  • Mechanically inclined to have the ability to fix minor problems and run products at the highest quality.
  • Comply with all the safety, quality, and procedure requirements as noted in the applicable Work Instructions.
  • Must be a self-starter, well organized, able to work both independently and as a team member, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


High School Diploma or GED

Years of Experience

Minimum of 3 years of related work experience or training

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 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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