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Product Engineer

Date: Jan 19, 2023

Location: McBee, SC, US, 29101

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

We are one of the leading manufacturers of water heating and water treatment technologies in the world. We are a $3.5 billion company with 140+ years history and we employ more than 12,000 individuals globally who pride themselves on providing the world with innovative water technology. We are committed to Continuous Improvement, not just in our factories or processes, but in our people.

Primary Function

Performs advanced engineering tasks under supervision by a senior engineer. Provides technical leadership and guidance and assists in training less experienced engineers.


Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Responsible for engineering assignments requiring a broad knowledge of an engineering specialty.
  • Assists with development of control specifications
  • Supports engineering functions for a product or a product family from design through production.    
  • Testing control systems. 
  • Experimenting with new control systems and supporting components.
  • Documenting testing and generating reports. 
  • Creation of schematics and wiring diagrams. 
  • User of CAE tools such as Altium, Pads, MATLAB, LabView, FEA.  
  • Develops and applies engineering standards and procedures, and provides advice on issues within the engineering field. 
  • Provides occasional support to manufacturing and acquires comfortable familiarity with manufacturing operations. 
  • Plans, conducts and coordinates engineering assignments, normally involving several smaller and less important projects or one major project.  
  • Participates in planning objectives and in brainstorming activities for specific needs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of related work experience
  • Good written and oral communication skills. 
  • Communicates with other engineering functions including design, process, production, quality, and reliability. 
  • Basic understanding of computer programming languages 
  • Has a fundamental understanding of problem solving, troubleshooting and root cause analysis. 
  • Familiarity with basic test instrumentation (multimeters, oscilloscopes etc.). 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc

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: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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