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Production Worker - 2nd Shift - $17.76/hr

Date: Sep 7, 2021

Location: Johnson City, TN, US, 37601

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

 A. O. Smith Corporation, founded in 1874, is a $3 billion publicly-traded global water technology leader (NYSE: AOS) with over 15,000 employees globally.  We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers and best-known brands of residential and commercial water heaters and boilers, as well as a global leader in the manufacturing of water treatment systems for household and light commercial applications.  Our Johnson City location in Eastern Tennessee is home to approximately 1000 employees on our Manufacturing and Engineering teams for Residential Water Heaters, a product category in which we have #1 market share - nearly 40% of homes with a water heater have an A. O. Smith brand.

Primary Function

The Production Worker is responsible for performing tasks involved in the production of Water Heaters in a safe and efficient manner.  This includes operating, tending, stopping, and cleaning machines; assembling finished product; inspecting work performed to ensure highest quality finished product.  Assembly includes operating basic hand tools and using wrenching, impacting, and/or vibrating tools (manual and automatic).  Completion of assembly includes inspecting components for fit, form, and function per work instructions.  Production Worker roles involve constant standing/walking and frequent bending and reaching.


  • Work experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Must promote and comply with work safety and quality standards
  • Ability to make logical decisions regarding quality, sequence of operations, setup, and troubleshooting
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing plant
  • Communicate effectively with management and co-workers in a team environment

We Offer

Great people make our organization great and because of that, we offer $17.46/hour to start and a comprehensive benefits plans which includes medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.  We also offer career advancement opportunities within the organization. 

A. O. Smith is not just a job - it's a career!

Nearest Major Market: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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