Team Lead-2nd Shift-$26.50

Date: Mar 28, 2024

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


  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.

Role Specific Responsibilities


  • 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

Regularly Scheduled Hours:

1st Shift - Monday through Friday; 6:00am- 2:30pm CST 

 2nd Shift - Monday through Friday; 2:30 pm – 11:00 pm CST


Hourly Rate of Pay: $25.50/hr. (2nd shift plus $1.00/hr. shift differential)


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



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.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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