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General Maintenance/Tool & Die Tech

Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Cleveland, TN, US, 37323

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

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.


We’re glad to see that you’re interested in pursuing additional opportunities at Whirlpool Cleveland Operations! Whirlpool prides itself on selecting great talent with the necessary leadership requirements and qualifications to achieve greatness. 



Key Requirements of the CMM Programmer role:

  • CMM programmer  level with ability to develop and write CMM programs using PC.DMIS for PPAP, FPP, Engineering Projects, CPM, WPS, and OPEX projects

  • Create CMM programs for all new parts and update old programs as new requirements are identified ( whole part layout to be provided along with the agreed to short program for critical measurements)

  • Measure and analyze fabricated and purchased parts to print specification (PPAP) -

  • Design and develop part fixturing for proper measuring setup for both PPAP and on-going production support.- With instruction from Senior programmer

  • Root cause analysis of assemblies of parts and input on corrective actions

  • Provide assistance with maintain database of fabricated part measurements including Cp and Cpk; insure linkage between PC-Demis and QC-CALC are maintained- 

  • Ability to work flexible schedule including OT and Weekend hours to support production needs and new product launches

  • Coaches and develops cmm operators and Entry level programmers

  • Leads proper troubleshooting and maintenance requirements of CMM equipment

  • Assistance with maintaining records of daily CMM checks via QCalc, QC gauge, or Google Sheet

  • Develop scan and probe programs to check parts for production,  special checks, and PPAP needs

  • Ability to setup holding fixtures on a set up plate per instruction sheet 

  • Assist in the development of CMM fixtures and fixture setup sheets

  • Assist in the maintaining of special checks request log and files

  • Assist CMM Programmers and operators in the development of programs for daily production parts.

  • General understanding of all basic WPS tools especially Quality Reactive tools,7 Basic Tools, 3G/5G, 5W1H, 5WHY, 4M, Quick Kaizen, TWTTP/HERCA, LUTI

  • Effectively communicate with associates and management in a team based environment

  • Monitor and effectively utilize WPS tools to improve key metrics (Safety,  FPY, OEE /Linknet)

  • Ability to Pull models from Creo and translate into programs to create detailed layout reports.

  • Assist Quality department with Sorting, inspection, and validation of components and products

  • Assist quality department in troubleshooting and root cause analysis for components and products


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs unassisted

  • Ability to operate necessary equipment to assist team members

  • Ability to stand on feet 10 hours or more per day

  • Ability to wear required PPE for the area

  • Must be available to work daily/weekly OT hours as required to support team members


What You Will Need to Succeed:

  • Effectively communicate to all levels

  • Good decision making & judgment skills

  • Demonstrates Leadership Attributes

  • Level 1 and 2 PcDims certifications with ability to complete level 3

  • Time management skills

  • Computer skills – Proficient in the use of Google tools, MS Excel/Word, Creo, Autocad, polyworks, windchill, QC calc / Gauge

  • Familiarity with OPEX(Six Sigma) methods or WPS 

  • Expert technical understanding of CMM equipment operation and programming

  • Expert in the use of PC. DMIS software; must have completed all levels of programming training 

  • Expert in the use of MS Excel or Google Sheets – data entry and analysis (charts, graphs, etc)

  • Expert in the use of Creo2 Parametric to look up 3D models

  • Proficient in GD&T

  • HIgh level communicator with demonstrated ability to coach and develop junior CMM Programmers

  • Must have proven ability to work with minimal supervision and direction - self-starter

  • Wll be asked to create a basic CMM program from a model file provided during interview process on one of our existing CMM machines

  • Must be available to work daily/weekly OT hours as required to support team members


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

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