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Engineering Manager - Cooking

Date: Nov 22, 2020

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74117

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 39541 

<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">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.

<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for an Engineering Manager - Cooking opening to join our Whirlpool manufacturing facility located in Tulsa, OK.


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Function Overview:

<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Whirlpool is looking for an Engineering Manager that will lead, support, and develop the Assembly Process Engineering team. This position is 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. Supervise or exercise technical direction over other engineers or engineering support personnel with specific engineering objectives.

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<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Responsibilities:

<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">This position manages, coordinates, and supports the Process Engineering activities Ensure the ongoing performance and support of plant goals and metrics, execute, and sustain standardized best practices, and systems to streamline processes driving continuous improvement. 

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Participates in functional area plant meetings and related activities representing Process Engineering and to assist in improving the plant's performance goals.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Evaluate work requests and coordinate all personnel and equipment to optimize resources for continuous improvement and updates. Order necessary supplies for both repair and upgrades. 
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Enforces safe work practices as the highest priority and implements objectives for health/safety and housekeeping.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Maintains good working relationships with peers, hourly employees, management, supplier community, and interfaces with necessary support functions inside and outside of the plant.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Utilizes best practices, industry standards, and common systems to support the overall competitive manufacturing initiative.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Develops and monitors planning timetables and project schedules.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Develops cost estimates, investment forecast, business cases, appropriation requests, and plans for related projects
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Ensures long term, cost-effective maintenance of equipment, and facility.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Manages projects to minimize investment cost while providing facilities that require a minimum operating cost (maximum throughput, energy efficiency, etc.)
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Travel less than 10%


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Basic Requirements:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">5+ years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">1+ years of World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Experience


<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Preferred Requirements:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Strong project management experience
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Support of New Product Introduction
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Strong understanding of Lean Manufacturing concepts
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Excellent Operations process development and implementation experience
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Root cause / problem-solving ability. 
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">High level of oral and written communication skills.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Excellent project management skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Computer literacy and good knowledge of Google Suite
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Experience working in high-speed high volume operations



<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">About us

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<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">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 <span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">    

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. 

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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