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Manager, Manufacturing Maintenance

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Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Findlay, OH, US, 45840

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 30828 

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.

The Maintenance and Facilities Leader will be responsible for managing the activities of maintenance area supervisors and respective skilled trade employees. The selected candidate will lead the Maintenance function to support all aspects of production processes including safety, quality, delivery, cost and morale. She/he must also drive the successful implementation of Whirlpool Production System (WPS) processes standards and be the leader of Professional Maintenance Pillar (PM).


Job Responsibilities

  • Moving Static PM's to Dynamic
  • Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) AM/PM calendar optimization
  • Support the Transition Skilled Trade work to Semi-Skilled work and Condition Based Maintenance
  • Technical training and skill development for maintenance personnel
  • Systemic failures trending (MTBF/MTTR) and technical service bulletin read across both within plant
  • Work Order analysis focusing on the 6 types of root cause: lack of maintenance, lack of basic conditions, failure to observe operating condition, weak components, design weakness and warranty repair tracking and trending by equipment type
  • Standardize shutdown maintenance planning and tracking
  • Benchmarking including best practice sharing across the regions
  • Maintenance audit compliance and follow up
  • Link to Early Equipment Management and new equipment launch including Life Cycle Cost measurement and tracking


Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 7 + years of combined maintenance and engineering/ manufacturing operations experience


Preferred Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving & data visualizations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Maintenance operations, manufacturing engineering, and manufacturing operations




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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