Senior Process Engineer Manufacturing

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74117

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 51153 


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 2021, the company reported approximately $22 billion in annual sales, 69,000 employees and 54 manufacturing and technology research centers.

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This role in summary


Whirlpool is are seeking qualified candidates for a  Senior Process Engineer Manufacturing opening to join our Whirlpool manufacturing facility located in Tulsa, OK. 

Whirlpool is looking for an  Senior Process Engineer that will support, develop, and improve assembly processes and related equipment in a high speed manufacturing environment. Responsible for design, development, testing, and control of day to day, minor, and major projects  involving tools, equipment, plant and manufacturing processes. Project activity where a considerable amount of creativity and initiative is exercised as well as a high level of independent judgment. May supervise or exercise technical direction over other engineers or engineering support personnel with specific engineering objectives

Your responsibilities will include


  • Manages, develops, and executes projects including new, replacement, operations improvements, and periodic repair and replacement.
  • Develops and monitors planning timetables and projects schedules.
  • Utilizes best practices, industrial standards, and common systems to support the overall competitive manufacturing initiative.
  • Participates in functional area plant meetings and related activities representing Engineering and to assist in improving the plant's performance goals.
  • Provides technical support, direction, and training to support personnel/Skilled Trades within the organization
  • Investigates systems and equipment problems and provides technical input in problem resolution.
  • Develops cost estimates, investment forecast, business cases, appropriation requests, and plans for minor project activity.
  • Utilizes statistical methods for continuous improvement on plant systems and processes.
  • Enforces safe work practices as the highest priority and implements objectives for ergonomics, health/safety, and housekeeping.
  • Maintains good working relationships with peers, hourly employees, management, supplier community, and interfaces with necessary support functions inside and outside of the plant.
  • Coordinates and communicates the development of changes to improve conditions for the assembly and support processes.
  • Ensures long term, cost effective maintenance of equipment and facility.
  • Manages projects to minimize investment cost while providing facilities that require a minimum operating cost (maximum throughput, energy efficiency, etc.)
  • Travel less than 25%

Minimum requirements


  • Bachelors degree in Engineering 
  • 2+ years of project management experience 
  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience

Preferred skills and experiences


  • Experience developing processes in high volume assembly operations
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Design experience with CAD/CAM
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing / WCM Tools and Methodology
  • Strong Safety Mindset
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others


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Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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