Mechanical Specialist

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Amana, IA, US, 52204

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 48849 


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. 


Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.



This role in summary

Plant mechanical work.  Starts up and lubricates plant equipment.  Cuts and forms sheet metal of 10 gauge and lighter.  Welds equipment and parts.  Repairs, services all types of electrical lift trucks, jacks, stackers, and other related electrical and combustion engines.  Construction and repair work, plumbing and steam fitting.

Your responsibilities will include

1. Climb and work from ladders and scaffolding.

2. Keep records as directed.

3.  Keep tools, equipment and work area clean and orderly.

4. Fire protection before welding and cutting, soldering, spotwelding or brazing.

5. Perform general plant mechanical work.

6. Operate equipment for checks or time trials.

7. Moving, erection and alignment of plant equipment.

8. Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum requirements

1. Basic knowledge of functions and ability to use equipment, instraments, gauges, testing equipment, wrenches and tools.

2. Knowledge of electrical arc welding, cutting, brazing, spotwelding, gas welding and soldering.

3. Mechanical and electrical knowledge to start assigned plant equipment.

4. Able to read and work from blueprints and sketches.

5. Two or more years of experience in mechanical plant maintenance.

6. Thorough knowledge of electrical and mechanical principles of combustion engines and electrical motors.


Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation 


See what it's like to work at Whirlpool by visiting Whirlpool Careers. Additional information about the company can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.


At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids
Nearest Secondary Market: Iowa City

Job Segment: Welding, Social Media, Electrical, Equipment Operator, Plumbing, Manufacturing, Marketing, Engineering