Mechanical Engineer

Date: Jul 21, 2021

Location: Clyde, OH, US, 43410

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 44607 

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. 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

This Role In Summary: 

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a a Mechanical Engineer opening to join our Support Engineering organization.


Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Initiate safety, cost, quality and productivity improvements in the manufacturing operations;
  • Initiate problem solving and conduct root cause analysis on production equipment;
  • Specify, order and assure proper implementation of new equipment, as required;
  • Provide technical support to technicians and work teams, and serve as a technical expert in the department for stainless basket fabrication;
  • Maintain quality standards within the department;
  • Communicate to work teams, shop floor leaders, and other departments to ensure greatest efficiency;
  • Work cross functionally with skilled trades on dies, presses, and other fabrication equipment;
  • Interact with key equipment suppliers and technical personnel to ensure equipment uptime
  • Implement projects and special assignments as required, with a key focus on both hard and soft savings.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology
  • 3+ years of technical experience


Preferred Skills and Experiences:

  • Knowledge of cutting, forming, and welding thin gauge stainless steel strongly preferred.                               
  • Basic knowledge of lean manufacturing principles, world class manufacturing, and OPEX ( 6 sigma ) tools and the ability to apply them in order to establish manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to lead and manage projects, installations, working closely with vendors, project teams, etc.
  • Basic planning, organization, and leadership (within role) skills
  • Strong mechanical knowledge / mechanical aptitude
  • Willingness to develop a detailed understanding of designing in safety performance to processes, including machine guarding and energy control.
  • Basic understanding of datum schemes and process controls.
  • Strong  interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, and facilitation skills.
  • Solid decision-making and ability to apply critical thought.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Ability to be self-directed and self-motivated
  • Willingness to work across shifts and perform occasional weekend work as needed to deliver projects or meet customer demand.



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