Senior Project Engineer

Date: Jul 14, 2024

Location: Lebanon, TN, US, 37090

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

Performs advanced engineering tasks with no direct supervision. Lead mentor to the engineering design team in development projects throughout the entire cycle from initial concept through successful completion. 


  • Manages all aspects of a complex and significant engineering project, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget
  • Uses and applies advanced engineering principles within a particular field of specialization.   
  • Identifies projects of value to the company. 
  • User of CAE tools such as Solidworks, MATLAB, LabView, Minitab, EES, CFD, FEA.  
  • Develops and applies engineering standards and procedures, and provides advice on issues within the engineering field. 
  • Helps to effectively communicate technical material to internal business units. 
  • Excellent analytical skills for reviewing costs and preparing budget reports. 
  • Solid understanding of AOS processes and customers, participates in functional best practices, and has recognized expertise by operations. 

Role Specific Responsibilities


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years of related work experience


Additional Qualifications:

  • 6 sigma and/or FMEA experience a plus.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to balance and manage multiple projects within a schedule and budget
  • Action oriented and excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to develop systems and documentation for specific programs to ensure that products and services provided meet all contractual and program quality requirements
  • Ability to conduct project meetings and prepare to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team.



Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

Years of Experience

Minimum of 5 years related work experience

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.



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