Material Handler (2nd Shift - 21.34/hr)

Date: Sep 6, 2023

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 $3.8 billion company with 149 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. 

Primary Function

The Material Handler - Receiving (2nd Shift) is responsible for transferring manufactured items to the assembly lines to increase efficiency of production and providing any materials for the operators  The Material Handler - Receiving will pull sheet-metal racks, HEX and crates to the line and returns to the empty racks to the staging area.  Will operate liquefied gas, or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift to move products or materials.

We Offer

Regularly Scheduled Hours: Monday - Thursday (Start time 3:30 pm and End time 2:00 am, plus overtime, depending on what area the role supports)


Hourly Rate of Pay: $21.34/hr ($20.34/hr + 1.00 shift premium = $21.34/hr)


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


Benefits:  Work in a 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.


  • Pulls the filled Sheet metal racks from the staging area or from Sheet-metal department to the assembly station as needed for production. Returns the empty racks to the staging area.
  • Pulls the HEX to the assembly stations as needed for production.Returns the empty racks to the staging area.
  • Pull the wood crates, including bases, tops, and sides, to the assembly stations as needed for production. Returns the empty racks to the staging area.
  • Replenish the Sheet-metal Kanban bins for the assembly stations.
  • Bring Literature packages to the test stations as needed for production.
  • Provide each line with necessary supply of forms or copies they use.
  • Responsible for maintaining organized, identified racks, and staging areas.
  • Responsible for communication with supervisor and leaders of potential parts shortages, or overages for manufactured items.
  • Assist with replenishing of the Fastenal parts for the assemblers.
  • Assist with removal of dunnage such as cardboard, pallets and trash.
  • Assist with daily cycle counts and inventory control in production areas.
  • Read work orders, production schedules, or follow oral instructions to determine materials needed.
  • Operate industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in moving materials and products.
  • Attach identifying tags or labels to materials or mark information on racks as needed.
  • Recharge batteries, or replace liquefied gas tanks.
  • Responsible for overall shop cleanliness and appearance.Responsible for following general safe work practices. Responsible for maintaining equipment and completing work order request to correct issues.


  • HS Diploma or GED
  • 1 year of related work experience
  • Basic computer knowledge and navigation is helpful. Must have a valid state driver’s license and the aptitude to obtain a company forklift license prior to performing forklift duties
  • Experience and knowledge of the commercial boilers, water heaters and pool heaters. Prior assembly experience is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills via written and oral
  • Safety record, promotes a safe and organized work area.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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