Assembler (1st Shift)

Date: Jul 11, 2024

Location: Lebanon, TN, US, 37090

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment and boilers, offering a comprehensive line featuring the best-known brands in North America and China, we also manufacture water purification and water softening products for residential and light commercial applications.


Recognized by The Tennessean as one of the top Nashville area Workplaces, Lochinvar (A business unit of A. O. Smith) is a leading producer of energy-efficient boilers, water heaters, pool heaters and commercial package systems.  We focus solely on serving our customers and offer them a product that delivers unmatched quality, performance, and application flexibility.

Primary Function

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

We Offer

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


Hourly Rate of Pay:  $21.10/hr and up


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.


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


  • Verifies the information on the work order header is correct such as BOM part numbers, quantities, and consuming locations. Follows procedures to see that info gets corrected.
  • Completes assembly of the components per the instructions, drawing and quality standards. Inspects components for fit, form and function per defined procedures.
  • Using a variety of hand tools, assembles crates and bases for shipping units.
  • Installs wiring, including the wiring of pumps, panels and other options, according to the work order.
  • Attaches identification labels containing such information as warning labels, product type, and operating specifications.
  • Crates completed units and attaches shipping labels.
  • Works with other personnel to resolve quality issues on improperly functioning or uncompleted finished products.
  • Proper care and cleaning of the equipment, following all safety policies and guidelines and maintaining the area’s organization and housekeeping.
  • Timely reporting of production to the leader or supervisor.
  • Responsible for quality and quantity of work performed.
  • Maintaining inventory accuracy of raw materials in the area and assists with cycle counting.


  • HS Diploma or GED and 6 months of related work experience
  • Basic computer knowledge and navigation is helpful.  Ability to use electronic information.
  • Demonstrates commitment, loyalty and positive attitude toward company values, goals, policies and practices.
  • Experience and knowledge of the commercial boilers, water heaters and pool heaters. Prior assembly experience is preferred.
  • Ability to make logical decisions as to quality, customer service, time management. Good problem solving ability.
  • Mechanical ability. Use of simple math and measuring tools.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good safety record, promotes a safe and organized work area.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

Job Segment: HVAC, Operations