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Lift Truck Operator (2nd shift)

Date: Sep 8, 2021

Location: ashland city, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

A. O. Smith Upcoming Job Fairs:


Meet with a Recruiter on our campus Monday - Friday

at 500 Tennessee Waltz Pkwy

from 9a - 1pm 


September 11th at the Hilton Garden Inn

located at 290 Alfred Thun Road

from 9am - 1pm


On-the-Spot Job Offers

$600 Sign-on Bonus

Starting Pay $16 to $21 per hour

Voted a Top 2020 Workplace by The Tennessean

What is great about this opportunity?

  • You will be joining a stable, but growing organization committed to strong financial performance, strategic acquisitions, global expansion and the highest ethical standards of conduct.
  • You will be representing a company that makes products that improve quality of life and are considered top of the line.
  • You will be joining a cohesive team that supports each other in accomplishing shared goals.


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. We are a $3 billion company with 144-year history and employ more than 16,000 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. 

Primary Function

The Lift Truck position must be PIT certified and have the ability put away, pick, unload, sort, scan, load, and utilize a handheld scanner or VMU operating system in SAP.  The person must maintain a high level of productivity while handling the heaters and product safely and damage free. 



  • Responsible to maintain bin accuracy in the DC by utilizing the SAP system.
  • Must have the ability and job knowledge to perform all job functions in the DC.
  • Unload, load, put away, safely navigate and transport heaters within the DC and Plant.
  • Accurately scan serial numbers
  • Maintain a high level of productivity.
  • Lift 75 pounds, and the ability to move heaters up to 275 pounds (incremental)
  • Stand/Walk for extended periods of time
  • Complete overhead task in short increments
  • Immediately report all issues or bin discrepancies directly to a Lead or Supervisor.
  • Follow all policy and procedure that are implemented in the DC.


  • Must be certified to operate a clamp truck and forklift.
  • Must have SAP system knowledge or the ability to learn the system.
  • Must be able to work well with others in the department.
  • C-TPAT/ Hazmat training required within 90 days.
  • Must have the ability to accurately count heaters in the DC
  • Must be PIT (forklift) Certified.
  • Must be able to driver backwards for long periods of time.


High School Diploma or GED

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to push/pull up to 75 lbs.
  • Loud noises and limited exposure to dust and fumes.

We Offer

$16 up to $21 per hour plus comprehensive benefits which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, 401k, and tuition assistance.  We offer an onsite cafeteria, Wellness Clinic, and A. O. Smith Company merchandise store along with employee discounts on Aquasana water filtration products.

ADA Disclaimer (U.S. ONLY)

In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

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