Solder & Brazing Operator - Ottawa, OH

Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Ottawa, OH, US, 45875

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 41282 

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.


Solder & Brazing Equipment Operator - Ottawa, OH


$18.50 per hour

$.35 per hour for 2nd & 3rd shift differential


Why Should You Apply?

  • Up to 40+ hours of paid training
  • Retention bonus of $250 after 90 days
  • Up to 120 hours of paid time off (prorated based on start date)
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401k and other benefits available immediately
  • We offer manufacturing careers
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Apprenticeships
    • Growth opportunities


The Position: We’re looking for Assembly Production Operators to:

  • Work on a moving/conveyor style production line or stabilized workstation
  • Assemble and install parts by hand or using tools/equipment.
  • Crating and packaging of materials, parts, products etc.
  • Fill in vacancies on the assembly lines and support areas as needed
  • Perform rework/repair as necessary
  • Drive forklift or other power industrial vehicles
  • Post production data is required
  • Be trained and perform Solder/Brazing
  • Be trained and perform LOTO


The Product: We make freezer products including but not limited to


  • Upright and Chest Deep Freezers
  • Refrigerators
  • Ice Makers
  • Trash Compactors



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must have High School Diploma/GED
  • Must be at least 18 years old or older
  • Continuously stand or walk (up to 10 hours per day)
  • Ability to bend, squat, and lift up to 35lbs frequently  
  • 6+ months of manufacturing experience
  • 3+ months current experience using silver solder and brazing equipment (No welding experience)


Preferred Experience:

  • 2+ years of manufacturing environment experience
  • 3+ months experience within a manufacturing environment using silver solder and brazing equipment



  • Participate in training to learn how to follow standard operating procedures (SOP)
  • Ensure the product is handled in a safe and quality focused manner
  • Safely use precision hand and portable power tools and machine shop equipment
  • Work as part of an assembly line team or on individual production jobs from start to finish.


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    


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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Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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