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Entry Level Production Associate

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Date: Jun 4, 2019

Location: Cleveland, TN, US, 37323

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 30153 

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.

Currently we are seeking highly motivated associates for our facility in Cleveland, Tennessee.  The Cleveland, TN plant is the manufacturer of wall ovens, surface units, microwaves, and double oven ranges. Do you want to share your ideas in an innovative environment?  Do you learn quickly in a continuous improvement atmosphere?  Does the term lean manufacturing excite you?  Do you have a great work ethic?


Day to Day (what a typical day or week looks like in this role)

As an associate, you will need to be able to work in a fast paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work, and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment.

Experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus; you must be willing to work any shift; if you seek to work in a engaged environment where you can add value and have passion for our customers, this is the opportunity for you.


What You Need To Succeed

High School Diploma or a GED Required

Must be at least 18 years old

Work experience - Manufacturing experience a plus

The ability to read and write simple English or American Sign Language, including following detailed directions

Ability to inspect, operate machinery, use air tools and standard hand tools (pliers, screwdrivers, etc), as well as interpret work instructions

The ability to repetitively wire, lube, glue,sort, and clip components of various sizes and lengths and weights


The ability to lift 

Occasional (0-33% of the workday) 20-50 pounds

Frequent (34-66% of the workday) 10-25 pounds

Constant (67-100% of the workday) up to 10 pounds

The ability to stand or sit for the duration of the shift

The ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including but not limited to steel toe shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, arm guards, gloves, etc

The position will require you to have the ability to reach (over shoulder), twist/turn, push/pull and bend frequently

The ability to work with components that are in constant motion along an assembly line without adverse effects

The ability to work on a team of assemblers in close proximity to each other

The skill to make timely decisions and provide occasional instruction to each other

The ability to pass a drug test and background check


Compensation/Benefits starting wage is $12.00 per hour

401K with match

Access to Medical/Dental/Prescription coverage day one of employment

Employee discounts on appliances

Overtime available

About us

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Job Segment: Industrial, Equipment Operator, Entry Level, Manufacturing

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