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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Clyde, OH, US, 43410

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 28603 

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.

Job Description

  • Apply hands on leadership of projects by justifying, planning, specifying, and driving completion of short and long term capital projects
  • Improve efficiency through programming logic and electrical improvements
  • Drive visual factory improvements through line reporting and and on systems
  • Drive process improvements through the use of lean manufacturing concepts and tools
  • Provide technical support to technicians and work teams and serve as technical resource for the department
  • Determine root cause of problems and implement corrective & preventative actions utilizing methods from lean manufacturing and Six Sigma
  • Direct cross functional process improvement projects with the assistance of team members from all aspects of the division


Function Overview

Provide Electrical engineering services to process engineering, maintenance, and manufacturing for new projects, process equipment modifications, and manufacturing/maintenance requests for facility improvements. As an Electrical Engineer you will serve as a technical resource and project leader in the development and application of production systems across a variety of processes. You will be responsible for cost and quality improvements and maintaining daily operations to achieve division goals.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering 
  • 1+ years of work experience in controls and automation


Preferred Requirements

  • Design-level knowledge of industrial machine control circuits and components
  • AutoCAD proficiency in electrical schematic design
  • Advanced Allen-Bradley PLC/HMI development capability
  • Experience with data collection software and methods
  • Expert in modular design and problem-solving 
  • Outstanding English skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience in managing the technical aspects of a project
  • Strong decision making skills with a drive to proactively obtain complete and accurate information
  • A self starter with the capability to work across functional boundaries to solve problems
  • Proven project management and very good communication skills
  • Proven control and motor system integration capability
  • Software/script development and/or database experience
  • Robotic and vision system experience
  • Networks, TCP/IP experience
  • Understanding of electronics manufacturing process and certification agency experience
  • Exceptional systems thinker
  • Product Development and Execution Experience
  • Familiarity with Fanuc, Yasnac and Mitsubishi controls desired
  • Programming ability in RS Logix 500/5000, Fanuc Robotics
  • Knowledge of NEC standards and Six Sigma methodologies


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.

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. 


Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp. 

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Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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