Quality Engineer

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Ottawa, OH, US, 45875

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 47626 

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

This Role In Summary:


This job function is responsible for the engineering and technical operations within the Ottawa Operations. Activities include designing, constructing, testing, operating, and implementing equipment; ensuring that standards of safety, quality, cost, delivery, reliability, timeliness and performance are met in production processes. Interpretation of plans, drawings and specifications. Provide leadership and support to ensure manufacturing lines achieve business metrics. Continuously identify and eliminate non-value-added activities.



Your Responsibilities Will Include


  • Lead capital projects to improve safety, quality, delivery and  cost.
  • Lead process implementation, process optimization, root cause analysis, and capacity increases.
  • Facilitate projects and teach / mentor / train shop floor teams in lean strategies and concepts.
  • Provide day to day support to the factory including problem solving, cost estimates, standard costs, labor and process flow / layouts.
  • Provide project management of new and existing equipment.
  • Work cross functionally with other teams to drive solutions to problems. 
  • Facilitate the implementation of WCM (World Class Manufacturing) strategy within the Findlay plant.



Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology
  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience



Preferred Skills and Experiences:


  • Well-developed communications, project management, coaching, interpersonal and team building skills.       
  • Resourcefulness in accomplishing objectives and completing tasks with minimal supervision yet seeks guidance when appropriate
  • Skills to research and understand root cause for product and process problems and drive improvement based on analysis
  • Working knowledge of Google, Microsoft Office, Solidworks and AutoCAD
  • Ability to create complete sets of working  drawings. 
  • Extensive knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Excellent problem solving skills



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At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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