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Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Oct 19, 2021

Location: Johnson City, TN, US, 37601

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Job Code


AOS/Johnson City, TN

Primary Function

As the Manufacturing Engineer II you will coordinate improvements and changes to manufacturing processes and procedures in the industrial plant to establish the best methods of work. The incumbent will constantly evaluate processes and procedures of the production process to identify areas for improvement. Plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes in industrial plant by performing the following duties.


  • Support production processes and equipment issues
  • Improve production process uptime & efficiencies
  • Reduce process defects
  • Improve workstation ergonomics
  • Improve machine guarding
  • Improve utilization via time studies and line balancingStudy/improve equipment layouts
  • Study/improve material flow into/from processes
  • Support assigned capital projects
  • Support new product launch initiatives
  • Propose process/equipment changes for future processes


  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and other Continuous Improvement Methodologies
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of engineers, managers, and other leadership
  • Ability to write reports, procedures, work instructions and other business correspondence
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical drawings, procedures, governmental regulations, general business periodicals, or professional journals


Bachelor's Degree

Years of Experience

Minimum of 3 years of related work experience or training

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: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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