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Production Supervisor

Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Siena, SI, IT, 53100

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. 

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.

Job mission

For our Siena plant, we are looking for a Production Supervisor whose main task will be the planning of activities, the supervision of a group of production employees and the activities aimed at improving the process and solving problems. In this role, it is important to monitor the performance of the employees, machines and devices in the area under control, as well as to motivate and evaluate the production employees.

Your task in the role will include

  • Manage a team of production employees by identifying the right resources in the right place
  • Ensure the safety of the workstation 
  • Plan the task for the area of responsibility according to the Company standards
  • Check the correct course of technological processes, reacting to inconsistencies
  • Implement and execute improvement actions with PDCA cycle
  • Support to the Industrial Engineering team in the implementation of continuous improvement projects of the factory from the point of view of ergonomics, safety, efficiency, automation
  • Support and collaborate with the departments 


Background and experience 

  • Degree preferably in Engineering field 
  • At least 3.5 years of experience in a similar position
  • Excellent computer literacy 
  • Good knowledge of the English language
  • Shift work availability
  • Ability to give and enforce directives to subordinate employees and at the same time positively involve them by promoting a good working climate.
  • Interpersonal skills: commitment to work, ability to manage time, define priorities, excellent work organization, independence in action, creativity.
  • Ability to adapt to a multinational context, implementing standard Company processes
  • Technical knowledge of the machinery will be an advantage
  • Application of the WCM methodology will be a plus 


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