Engineer-Pressure Vessels

Date: Jun 29, 2024

Location: Lebanon, TN, US, 37090

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

A. O. Smith is a global leader applying innovative technologies and energy-efficient solutions to products manufactured and marketed worldwide. The company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment and boilers, as well as a manufacturer of water treatment products for residential and light commercial applications. A. O. Smith is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with approximately 12,000 employees at operations in the United States, Canada, China, India, Mexico, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.


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 Engineer serves as the key point of contact for resolving product issues in a timely manner. The Engineer is accountable for initiating design changes and BOM changes, as needed, for their respective product(s). The Engineer will also participate and lead product enhancement efforts and cost reduction activities, as well as continuous improvement initiatives. The position can include conducting tests, recording data, and analyzing data obtained from testing to ensure design requirements are met.


  • Perform advanced engineering tasks under supervision by a senior engineer.
  • Become familiar with industry groups as well as patent and trade secret processes.
  • Complete engineering assignments requiring a broad knowledge in an engineering specialty.
  • Analyze production methods to ensure time and cost goals are met.
  • Support engineering functions for a product or product family from design through production.
  • Develop and apply engineering standards and procedures and provide advice on issues within the engineering field.
  • Enter and modify product data in ERP system as well as initiate, review, and approve PCPs in the ERP system.
  • Provide occasional support to manufacturing and acquire familiarity with manufacturing operations.
  • Communicate with other engineering functions including design, process, production, quality, and reliability teams.
  • Plan, conduct and coordinate engineering assignments which typically include several smaller projects or one major project; also participate in planning objectives for projects.
  • Participate in brainstorming activities for specific needs.
  • Participate and lead in cost reduction activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Role Specific Responsibilities


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Three months of related work experience, which may include co-op or internship experience, preferred
  • Demonstrate some expertise in an adjacent or related field.
  • Experience with CAE tools such as Solidworks, MATLAB, LabView, Minitab, EES, CFD or FEA.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with ASME Boiler Pressure Vessel Code and/or Welding is a plus.


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Related Field

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: Nashville

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