Senior Project Engineer-Systems

Date: Apr 3, 2024

Location: Lebanon, TN, US, 37087

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information


Why A. O. Smith? 

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. Founded in 1874, we are a $3.5 billion company that employs more than 12,000 men and women. With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, A. O. Smith has the global reach to serve customers worldwide. 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.  We value people who are able to analyze problems and take rapid, decisive action. 


What is great about this opportunity?

  • You will be a part of a new, state-of-the-art expansion in A. O. Smith’s Product Development Center (PDC in Lebanon, TN) within our Lochinvar facility.
  • You will join a company whose vision brings people together to consistently deliver innovative, high-quality solutions that result in increased customer demand.
  • You will be representing a company that makes products that improve the quality of life and are considered top of the line.

Primary Function

As the Senior Project Engineer, you will perform advanced engineering tasks with no direct supervision. In addition, you will lead mentor to the engineering design team in development projects throughout the entire cycle from initial concept through successful completion. 



  • Perform advanced engineering tasks with no direct supervision
  • Act as lead mentor to the engineering design team in development projects throughout the entire cycle from initial concept through successful completion
  • Collaborate with others on writing patents, papers, or trade secrets
  • Manage all aspects of a complex and significant engineering project from start to finish so that it is completed on time and within budget
  • Use and apply advanced engineering principles within a particular field of specialization
  • Develop and apply engineering standards and procedures and provide advice on issues within the engineering field
  • Assist with communicating technical material to internal business units
  • Participate in functional best practices and demonstrate recognized expertise by operations
  • Develop system and documentation for specific programs that ensure products and services meet all contractual and program quality requirements
  • Conduct project meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the team


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • 6 Sigma or FMEA experience preferred 
  • Demonstrated expertise and accomplishments in specialized related field
  • Experience with CAE tools such as Solidworks, MATLAB, LabView, Minitab, EES, CFD or FEA
  • Excellent analytical skills for reviewing costs and preparing budget reports
  • Great communication skills
  • Strong time management  skills
  • May assist with coordinating projects with outside funding
  • Identify Company needs and lead brainstorming activities to meet those needs

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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