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Maintenance Supervisor, First Shift

Date: May 2, 2021

Location: Cleveland, TN, US, 37323

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 40676

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 are currently seeking candidates for the position of 1st Shift Maintenance Supervisor at our Cleveland, TN location. This role reports to the Maintenance Manager and together will lead the shift in Preventative Maintenance, Continuous Improvement, Breakdown Countermeasures and Cost Reduction activities. The Maintenance Staff is comprised of 47 hourly positions broken into Skilled Team Members and Technicians across 3 shifts (1st, 2nd, and Weekend).



  • Supervise and manage workload for shift personnel
  • Implement and execute World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology
  • Drive Preventative Maintenance completions
  • Drive Emergency Work Order completions
  • Drive Kaizen completions
  • Stratification of Breakdown Data and updating of KPIs for Visualization Wall
  • Coordinate weekend work meetings during the normal-work week
  • Positively influence Staff morale
  • Hourly Staff time entry and Schedule changes



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3+ years’ experience in the Maintenance field as a Team Leader or Supervisor



  • Bachelor's Degree – Engineering, Maintenance Management, or equivalent
  • Experience in Predictive Maintenance methods
  • Experience with World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodology or equivalent


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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