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Materials & Logistics Engineering Manager

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Date: Feb 2, 2019

Location: Clyde, OH, US, 43410

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 28281 

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.

Materials & Logistics Engineering Manager


Function Overview:

In this role you will be responsible for the leadership of your assigned organization to support continuous improvement with the development of people and of our future state, through project management, improved material flow, and implementation of lean principles and technology.


Job Responsibilities:

You will be the leader of the Materials Engineering function, as well as numerous hourly material handling associates, and supporting the Whirlpool Production System (WPS). You will be accountable for lean activities through involvement in event planning and the execution of activities defined in that process. You will develop and mentor a high performance organization that strives for high levels of quality and service. You must also "champion" World Class Manufacturing (WCM) through daily coaching in World Class Manufacturing  (WCM) tools and methodologies, prioritize and organizes short term and long term goals and activities in accordance with business objectives, identify and address opportunities for improvement relative to Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost metrics and high-performance development. 


This job function manages the material flow (Route Planning, and Plan for Every Part), technology integration into the material handling and storage processes, and management of equipment.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, or Engineering
  • 5+ years leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 1+ years of experience of Material Handling and Material Flow Management


Preferred Requirements:

  • Computer proficient in MS Office, CAD, Google Applications and SAP
  • Strong understanding of lean principles and methodologies with a proven track record in driving continuous improvement via lean tools
  • Proven ability to grow individual and organization competency through proactive coaching and mentoring
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal, facilitation, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrate and guide networks toward the strategy and vision required to uphold customer-centered excellence



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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