Assembly Operator- Dryer Appliance

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Fall River, MA, US, 02720

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

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Medium Dryer Assembler


This Role In Summary:


Whirlpool is currently seeking a qualified candidate for a Medium Dryer Assembler. This position is located at our Fall River, MA site. As an hourly production team member, you will need to work in a fast paced, high speed environment, following standardized work, and adhere to a safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment.


Work Shift: 1st (6:45am – 3:15pm)


 Responsibilities Will Include


  • Fasten or assemble light and medium size parts or make wire connections.  
  • Interact and/or run light machinery 
  • Operate electrical, hydraulic and air activated hand tools Lift, bend, push, pull, stoop up to 35 lbs. or in teams of two. 
  • Read and follow standard work directions and/or prints on the assembly line 
  • Properly maintain, record and handle material
  • Troubleshooting, determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it
  • Flexibility to work overtime as scheduled, including on Saturdays 
  • Work in a team environment embedded in lean manufacturing methodology Drive plant performance through Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost metrics 
  • Potential to learn forklift safety and operations.  
  • Assist in maintaining the department's production schedule


Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1+ years of experience in a manufacturing work environment
  • 1+ years of previous electrical/mechanical assembly experience



Preferred Skills and Requirements:


  • Understanding of lean tools and the continuous improvement effort, problem solving and standardized work
  • Forklift experience



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