Maintenance Engineer, 1st shift

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Cleveland, TN, US, 37323

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 44866

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. 

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This role in summary

We are currently seeking candidates for the position of 1st Shift Maintenance Engineer at our Cleveland, TN location. This role reports to the Maintenance Manager and together will lead projects and initiatives in Automation, Preventative Maintenance, Continuous Improvement, Breakdown Countermeasures, and Cost Reduction activities. This role will also supervise the maintenance staff; composed of 47 hourly positions broken into Skilled Team Members and Technicians across 3 shifts (1st, 2nd, and Weekend).


Your responsibilities will include 

  • Project management including automation, machine upgrades, and department programs such as common components
  • Lead the Preventative and Predictive Maintenance program
  • Coordinate weekend work meetings during the normal-work week
  • Supervise and manage workload for shift personnel
  • Implement and execute World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology
  • Drive root cause analysis and implement countermeasures
  • Positively influence staff morale
  • Hourly staff time entry and schedule changes


Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline 
  • Experience leading a team


Preferred skills and experiences

  • 3+ years’ experience in engineering role in and around automation
  • Experience in Predictive Maintenance methods
  • Experience with World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology


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