HR Specialist

Date: May 28, 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 HR Specialist assists the HR department by performing various tasks, either as a generalist or area specific. The incumbent will be responsible for communicating, administering, and enforcing policies, procedures, and documentation related to HR.




  • FMLA administration including certification and designation processing.
  • Processing and maintenance of personnel records including deductions, direct deposits, and employee status changes within SAP.
  • Manage employee paperwork to verify that all documents are complete and accurately processed.
  • Administer drug screen process.
  • Address and resolve employee questions in regard to benefits.
  • Assist in the hiring process by pre-screening applications, setting up interviews, and preparing and conducting orientations.
  • Benefits administration and changes.
  • Prepare exit interview packets, perform exit interviews, and separation notices.
  • Assist in preparing reports as needed using Excel and HRIS software.
  • Print employee identifications and coordinate access with security.
  • Partake in facilitating and coordinating special HR projects, including events, studies, and newsletters.
  • Point of contact for building maintenance and requests.
  • Provides initial contact and service to employees and visitors for the Manufacturing Human Resource department and ensures that their needs or requests are addressed in a positive, professional, and timely manner.
  • Enters and maintains accuracy and organization of assigned employee data, records, and files including, but not limited to; timekeeping, attendance, vacation, sick days, leaves, disciplinary actions, and other necessary employment information into HR information system.
  • Posts communication memos and other company related materials on company bulletin boards, and ensure all boards are current and organized.
  • Processes paperwork for terminated hourly employees.




  • Bachelor's Degree preferred; Associate’s Degree required
  • Minimum of 1 year HR or Administrative experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access
  • Excellent Communication Skills via written and oral
  • Experience handling confidential information appropriately
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to deal comfortably with all levels of management
  • SAP and/or Kronos Experience preferred


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

Job Segment: HR, ERP, SAP, HVAC, Compensation, Human Resources, Technology, Operations