Assembler - 1st shift

Date: Jan 31, 2024

Location: Lebanon, TN, US, 37090

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and, as a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation is at the center of the trend. We are a $3.5 billion company with 150 years of history and employ more than 12,000 men and women globally.  We have sales and distribution in more than 60 countries around the world. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement, not just in its factories and its processes, but in its people.

Recognized by The Tennessean as one of the top Nashville area Workplaces, Lochinvar (a business unit of A. O. Smith) is the leading producer of energy-efficient boilers, water heaters, pool heaters and commercial package systems.  We focus solely on serving our customers and have a solution for all your water heating needs, and because of this, have seen double digit company growth 35 of the past 37 years. 

We Offer

Regularly Scheduled Hours: 1st Shift - Monday - Friday - 6:00am – 2:30pm, OT as required

Hourly Rate of Pay: From $21.10/hour

Sign On Bonus:  $1500 ($500 after 3 months, $500 after 6 months, $500 after 12 months - must not be on a corrective action for attendance)

Benefits:  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.

Primary Function

Assembler (1st Shift) constructs high quality custom commercial water heaters, boilers, and pool heaters; assembles items such as fans, gas trains, sheet metal parts, heat exchangers and other assemblies

Role Specific Responsibilities

  1. Start up, operation and shutdown of equipment.
  2. Load and unload items from machines, carts, and dollies.
  3. Feed or place items onto equipment for processing.
  4. Complete assembly of components while inspecting components for fit, form and function per defined procedures.
  5. Use a variety of hand tools.
  6. Ensure conformance to specifications.
  7. Interpret, monitor and record production data.
  8. Learn multiple tasks related to the assigned production area.
  9. Maintain and clean and safe production area.
  10. May perform other duties as assigned.


  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Measurement/mathematical skills
  • Basic computer knowledge and ability to use electronic information.
  • Ability to work independently or on a team
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve.


High School Diploma or GED

Years of Experience

Minimum of 1 year related work experience

Physical Requirements

  • Must wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as steel-toe shoes/boots, ear and eye protection.  
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and with assistance
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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