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Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition

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Date: Mar 12, 2019

Location: Monterrey, COL, MX, 66269

Company: Whirlpool Corporation




About Us


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the top major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers. We market leading brands including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit in nearly every country throughout the world.


Whirlpool Corporation is consistently ranked as one of the top 25 most reputable U.S. companies and as one of Fortune Magazine’s most admired companies. Our vision is to be the best kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home through our mission: Earn Trust and Create Demand for our Brands in a Digital World.


At Whirlpool, prudent risk-taking, innovation and empowerment are fostered. We pride ourselves on being nimble--innovating at the pace of life, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial. Furthermore, we believe that each employee is additive and brings to the organization unique skills and attributes which impact the business they share. We collectively embrace and deliver focus on our enduring values: Respect, Integrity, Diversity & Inclusion, Teamwork and, Spirit of Winning; we help our fellow employees, consumers, shareholders and communities accomplish their goals so they can make the most of Moments that Matter.


Additional information about the company can be found at, or find us on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.




We are seeking a Recruiting Senior Manager to act as Global Lead for Hourly Hiring.  In this role, you will partner with Business HR, HR Operations, and Plant Operations and Finance leadership to achieve Hourly Hiring targets for Delivery, Quality, Value, Candidate Experience and Diversity & Inclusion across all Regions.  


The scope currently includes 9 Plants in the US, 5 in Mexico, 3 in Brazil, 1 in Argentina, 14 across Europe (primarily Italy and Poland), 3 in India, and 2 in China.  Leveraging Whirlpool’s TA Strategy, this individual will enhance the existing Hourly Hiring strategy to optimize results. This includes support for Employer Branding, Sourcing, Assessing, Onsite Candidate Experience, and Offer Processing.  In addition, this individual will connect with the cross-functional team driving the Hiring forecast for each location.


In your first year, you will focus on optimizing the process across the 9 Plants in the US.  As the process is stabilized and optimized, you will partner with counterparts in other Regions to enable a consistent process in every Plant to drive the required outcomes.  You also will partner with external agencies for Plants that use temporary workers to help meet our overall objectives for World Class Manufacturing.


This role would ideally be based in Monterrey, Mexico where our 3 largest plants in Latin America are located and also because of the maturity of the Hourly Hiring delivery model in Mexico and its central geographic location.  Occasional travel will be required to Global HQ in Benton Harbor, Michigan and some of our other plant locations globally.


More specifically you will:

  • Lead Hourly Hiring for a large manufacturing company across multiple locations

  • Establish and implement Hourly Hiring sourcing strategies

  • Establish and implement common assessment process to improve Quality

  • Evaluate existing global/local vendors and identify opportunities for improvement

  • Partner with HR and Business leaders to achieve a common objectives

  • Partner with Plant HR / Ops / Finance leadership to establish Hourly Hiring forecast

  • Partner with Communications to enable consistent Employer Branding

  • Provide guidance and support to professionals supporting recruitment at the Plants



The successful candidate will have most if not all of the following experiences:


  • Global mindset and ability to adapt strategy to local market realities

  • Ability to consistently meets or exceeds KPIs for recruitment success measures

  • Ability to build strong and deep relationships with variety of stakeholders

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong listening skills to understand the business and HR context of each Plant

  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to influence key decision makers

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities

  • Passion for recruiting


Next Steps


If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please contact our Executive Recruiter, Leanne Fesenmeyer



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