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Date: May 11, 2019

Location: Greenville, OH, US, 45331

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 31991 

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.


Function Overview

We are seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Process/Controls Engineer opening to join our KitchenAid organization in Greenville, OH.  You will serve as a technical resource and project leader in the development and application of production systems across a variety of machining processes. You will be responsible for cost and quality improvements and maintaining daily operations to achieve division goals.


Job Responsibilities

  • Apply hands on leadership of projects by justifying, planning, specifying, and driving completion of short and long term capital projects
  • Improve efficiency through programming logic and electrical improvements
  • Drive visual factory improvements through line reporting and MES systems
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing electrical and programming issues
  • Identify, analyze and solve manufacturing process issues and equipment related problems
  • Drive machining process improvements through the use of lean manufacturing concepts and tools
  • Provide technical support to technicians and work teams and serve as a technical resource for the department
  • Scope, order and assure proper implementation of new processes & equipment
  • Determine root cause of problems and implement corrective & preventative actions utilizing methods from lean manufacturing and Six Sigma
  • Direct cross functional process improvement projects with the assistance of team members from all aspects of the division
  • Analyze, evaluate and document standards according to quality system requirements such as Standard operating procedures, Control Plans, and FMEAs
  • Provide a critical link between the department and other process partners such as product design, assembly, paint, maintenance, safety, quality, etc.
  • Communicate with and support up to a 24-hour / day manufacturing operation
  • Initiate problem solving and conduct root cause analysis


Minimum Requirements

  •  Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering Discipline
  • 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment working with controls and automation


Preferred Requirements

  • BSEE
  • Proven programming ability in AB Suite
  • Proven programming ability with Fanuc and KUKA Robotics
  • Familiarity with Fanuc and Mitsubishi CNC controls desired
  • Knowledge of NEC standards
  • SQL database programming a plus
  • Familiarity with computer programming languages a plus
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Proven problem solving skills - Knowledge of Six Sigma methodologies preferred



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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