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Maintenance and Facilities Engineer

Date: Nov 18, 2020

Location: Greenville, OH, US, 45331

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 39926 

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Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Maintenance and Facilities Engineer opening to join our KitchenAid organization.


Function Overview:


You will serve as a technical resource and project leader in the development and application of facilities systems and production systems across a variety of processes. You will be responsible for safety, quality, cost, and delivery improvements while maintaining daily operations to achieve division goals.



  • Identify, analyze and solve manufacturing process issues and equipment related problems
  • Drive maintenance and facilities process improvements through the use of lean manufacturing concepts and WCM (World Class Manufacturing) tools
  • Provide technical support to technicians and work teams and serve as a technical resource for the plant
  • Scope, order and assure proper implementation of new processes & equipment
  • Determine the root cause of problems and implement corrective & preventive actions utilizing methods from world-class manufacturing
  • Direct cross-functional process improvement projects with the assistance of team members from all aspects of the division
  • Analyze, evaluate and document standards such as standard maintenance procedures, machine preventative information, machine ledgers, and PM calendars
  • Provide a critical link between the department and other process partners such as product design, assembly, paint, machining, safety, quality, etc.
  • Communicate with and support up to a 24-hour / day manufacturing operation
  • Initiate problem solving and conduct root cause analysis utilizing emergency work order system
  • Implement projects and special assignments as required


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 1+ years of experience in manufacturing 



Preferred Qualifications:


  • Strong knowledge of lean principles and the ability to apply them in order to establish and/or improve processes
  • Working knowledge of GD&T (geometric dimensioning and tolerancing)
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, with the specific ability to act as a team leader and interact at all layers within the organization
  • Strong mechanical knowledge
  • Excellent planning, project management, and leadership skills
  • Strong communication, presentation, and facilitation skills
  • Experience in a manufacturing-related environment with a good understanding of plant operations
  • Solid decision-making and judgment skills
  • Resourcefulness in accomplishing objectives and completing tasks
  • HVAC, chiller, boiler, and air compressing experience is a plus
  • Controls and robotics experience is a plus
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of WCM methodologies preferred



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<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">    

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. 

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