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Shipping Representative

Date: Jan 26, 2023

Location: Johnson City, TN, US, 37601

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.

Primary Function

To complete all clerical functions relating to shipments and receipts of finished goods.


  • Perform all transactions necessary to ship the product perpetually and verify the accuracy of the shipment.
  • Ensure that the bill of lading has been generated correctly, contains the correct information, and that the appropriate copies are given to the carrier, the Traffic Department, and AOS files.
  • Maintain accurate records of the Order copies, serial number scan sheets, cube charts, packing lists, inspection documents, and pick sheets.
  • Coordinate inventory transfers with the Yard Drivers and auxiliary warehouse personnel.
  • Maintain communication with the Truck Yard Personnel and the Yard drivers as necessary throughout each shift.
  • Assign orders and trailers to docks throughout each shift.
  • Produce reports and inquiries for the Shift Supervisor and Department Manager as needed.
  • Perform special projects as assigned by the Shift Supervisor.
  • Must be fully trained and capable of serving as a back-up to the shift supervisor as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED and two years of distribution or manufacturing experience.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting numerous deadlines.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Prior distribution or warehouse experience
  • Must have excellent communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to cover OT and Weekend needs as they arise.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:  (Preferred qualifications)


High School Diploma or GED

We Offer

Competitive base salary 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

Job Segment: Wastewater, Water Treatment, Supply Chain, Shipping and Receiving, HVAC, Engineering, Operations