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Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer

Date: Feb 21, 2021

Location: Greenville, OH, US, 45331

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 40613 

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Function Overview:

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer opening to join our KitchenAid organization.

 

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 the cost and quality improvements and maintaining daily operations to achieve division goals.

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Implement projects and special assignments as required

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or Manufacturing Engineering
  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Controls and robotics experience is 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)
  • 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
  • Problem-solving skills - Knowledge of Six Sigma methodologies preferred

 

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About us

 

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 whirlpoolcorp.com.    

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. Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for an Operations Support Supervisor to join our Findlay Operations organization. This role provides a great opportunity for a motivated individual that has a manufacturing background, exceptional leadership skills, and is able to achieve world-class performance in safety, quality, productivity, and engagement. 


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