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Engineer, Cavity Value Stream

Date: Apr 5, 2021

Location: Cleveland, TN, US, 37323

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 40723

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.



The Engineer, Cavity Value Stream will be responsible for providing complete Engineering and Technical coverage and support by developing, maintaining, and improving all processes associated with the Specialty Value Stream Assembly area at the Cleveland, TN Premium Cooking Plant.  The area includes multiple Cooktop assembly lines, Warming Drawers, Dedicated Microwave line and a Commercial Oven line.  The area also has several Automated processes, Manual Sub-Assemblies and End of the line Test systems. 



Provide daily assembly Process Engineering and project management leadership and support in a fast-paced production environment.  Processes include mainly manual assembly operations with automated equipment and assembly systems.  A few of the responsibilities include:

  • Specify / Purchase new assembly equipment, tooling, and fixtures as well as implementing them into production as required
  • Work with cross functional teams to provide process optimization, root cause problem solving, and resolution for quality and process capability issues
  • Ensure all engineering tasks are on budget, on time and meet project scope of work
  • Support New Product Introduction (NPI) projects
  • Participating / Leading implementation of Day-to-Day Cost Savings Projects
  • Interpret plans, drawings, prints and specifications
  • Travel up to 15% to meet with equipment suppliers and other Whirlpool facilities
  • Lift to 40 pounds, stoop, kneel, squat and stand for long periods of time.



  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or Technology
  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience



  • Manufacturing experience with 2+ years in an assembly environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Interpersonal and team-building skills with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Communications skills (Ability to communicate at all levels from Plant Leadership to Operator)
  • Design experience with fixtures, jigs and assembly tools
  • World Class Manufacturing (WCM) knowledge


About us


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at   


At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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