Assembly/Operator Lead (1st shift- $20.69/hr.)

Date: Apr 13, 2024

Location: Groveport, OH, US, 43125

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 billion company with 140+ years history and we employ more than 16,000 men and women 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.



Regularly Scheduled Hours: 1st Shift: Monday - Friday, 6:00am to 2:30 pm, overtime as required (staying later or possible Saturdays)


Hourly Pay: $20.69/hr.  

Benefits:  Medical, Dental, and vision start on Day 1!  Our comprehensive benefits package also includes company-sponsored life insurance; 401k with company match; short- and long-term disability programs; tuition assistance; professional development assistance; paid vacation days in your first year of employment; ten paid holidays in a calendar year; bus line access; and employee discounts.


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

  • Willing to come in 1/2 hour early or stay later after shift if needed
  • Must carry radio
  • Fill in operator role during breaks if needed
  • Provide supplies for operators (ex. part tags, pallet tags, markers, hand tools, pens, etc.)
  • Monitor and read emails before shift to know what lines are running and what needs to be done during the shift
  • Monitor new operator training and complete training manual journals (JIB)
  • Check daily for what machines are running or down
  • Get a daily rundown from prior lead about their shift activities
  • Know how to operate all machines in the molding area
  • Answer machine alarms
  • Must use SAP to enter production on lines and transfer material to proper location
  • Must conduct quality and visual checks of parts every 2 hours and record info
  • Verify tags are filled out correctly (date, initial and shift)
  • Must wear lead vest or shirt
  • Watch for backed up areas (bottle necks) on lines and assist with solutions
  • Observe operators use PPE and no use of cell phones
  • Verify that parts are removed from molding area at the end of each shift and taken to proper locations
  • Make sure areas are cleaned/organized for the last 30 minutes of the shift


  • High School Diploma
  • 5+ years related experience
  • Manufacturing industry experience required
  • Prior supervisory/leadership experience preferred


High School Diploma or GED

Years of Experience

Minimum of 5 years related work experience

Physical Requirements

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