Materials Delivery Engineer

Date: May 14, 2022

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74117

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 51407 


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. 


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.

This role in summary


Whirlpool is currently looking for qualified candidate for a Materials Delivery Engineer role located at our manufacturing facility in Tulsa, OK. The purpose of this role is to provide Engineering support to our materials group within our manufacturing plant.   This role will be focused on implementation of a new assembly line for the first 2 years.

Your responsibilities will include


  • Accountable to drive continuous improvement through the planning and executing of lean events, projects, and activities
  • Champion lean through coaching in lean tools and WCM, (World Class Manufacturing) methodologies
  • Prioritize and organize to deliver both short term and long term goals and activities in accordance with business objectives
  • Coaching and developing salary and hourly associates on lean tools and WCM methodologies
  • Putting lean into practice - using lean WCM tools to drive continuous improvement projects related to improving material management and material flow
  • Designing solutions for material flow

Minimum requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ year(s) experience in a manufacturing or supply chain operations

Preferred skills and experiences


  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management, or Engineering
  • Knowledge of Industry Standards
  • Understanding of lean concepts along with proven track record of driving continuous improvement via lean tools
  • Grow individual and organization competency through proactive coaching and mentoring. Outstanding communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated success in a “teaming” environment. 
  • management, contracting, commercial negotiation, and other core Procurement skill sets
  • Strong communication skills with ability to gather/leverage facts to generate confidence across the enterprise
  • Proficiency in general business applications (Google, Microsoft Office, SAP, Autocad, Value stream mapping, Ergonomic assessments etc.)


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At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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