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Industrial Engineer

Date: Apr 22, 2021

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74117

Company: Whirlpool Corporation


Requisition ID: 42211 


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.


Function Overview


Whirlpool is seeking qualified candidate for the role of Industrial Engineer.  The role will be located  at our Tulsa, OK plant.  In this role, you will be responsible for leading and driving change through the implementation of the World Class Manufacturing tools to solve problems and make improvements throughout the Tulsa manufacturing plant.  You will lead  all activities associated with labor utilization for operational areas assigned. This role will be responsible for strong data analysis,  own costing and projects regarding continuous improvement, as well as, the efficient use of the plant's human resources.


Job Description


  • Maintain labor router/standards for profit planning process, cost reduction opportunities, and day-to-day activities
  • Active in ergonomic studies and lean activities to determine safety and cost reduction opportunities
  • Lead cost studies to determine best product flow in the plant and product features
  • Collaborate cross functional teams to provide insight into how to minimize labor requirements and determine assembly sequence.Strong data analytical skills
  • Provide ways/methods to eliminate all types of waste in the production process
  • Ensure new models/parts efficiently integrate into operations
  • Own all line balances and labor utilization for operational areas assigned
  • Drive continuous improvement through detailed analytics
  • Support WCM implementation by providing leadership to continuous improvement group
  • Drive operations to achieving short/long term labor productivity targets


Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor’s  of Science degree n Engineering 
  • 2+ years of experience working in an manufacturing environment


Preferred Requirements


  • Requires a comprehensive knowledge of the use of advanced manufacturing techniques
  • Well-developed communications, conflict management, coaching, interpersonal and team building skills
  • Strong background in World Class Manufacturing (WCM)
  • Proven success driving lean principles and philosophies
  • Proven ability to improve operations within established production systems
  • Proven ability to drive initiatives to support change in the plant
  • Competent on PC and mainframe systems
  • Proven organization, communication and leadership skills
  • Understanding of factory costs and financial acumen
  • Creative problem-solving techniques and ability to accomplish tasks and objectives.
  • Competent on PC and mainframe systems related to responsibilities





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. 

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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