WCM Engineer - Internship

Date: Jun 9, 2022

Location: Biandronno, VA, IT, 21024

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 51938 

 

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 2021, the company reported approximately $22 billion in annual sales, 69,000 employees and 54 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

 

As WCM Engineer intern you will join the WCM Team in our plant in Cassinetta (VA), reporting directly to the Site WCM Manager. You will have a practical WCM experience and the opportunity to closely deal with an innovative and dynamic work philosophy. 

Your responsibilities will include

 

  • Direct contribution as project leader/member to the improvement of factory production processes through the applications of WCM tools and methods.
  • Strategic support to WCM projects management in order to ensure the plant achieves financial goals (project planning, financial saving monitoring, resources allocation, delays monitoring).
  • Participation in daily Focused Improvement pillar activities, engaging and motivating the plant organization.
  • Cross-functional collaboration with the Production, Logistics and Quality Teams on a daily basis, acting as facilitator and providing coaching in phenomena identification, root cause analysis and the establishment of counter-measures. 
  • Support WCM audit preparation
     

Minimum requirements

 

Are you: 

 

  • a Master’s Degree student or fresh graduate in Engineering (possibly with focus on WCM and lean manufacturing knowledge)?
  • a proficient Italian and English speaker, maybe with some international experience? 
  • a strong team player who shares our values and drive for innovation? 
  • a proactive and flexible problem solver? 
  • very familiar with Google Workspace (mainly Google Docs, Sheets and Slides)?
     

What we offer

 

You can expect to gain so much more than a 6-month internship: 

 

  • great business exposure and hands-on experience
  • full accountability of your own project 
  • constant support and interaction with our managers
  • competitive reimbursement 
  • free company canteen on workdays 
  • the opportunity to work into the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world. 

 


Sounds interesting?  


Apply now!
 

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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.


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