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WCM Process Technician

Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74117

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 43625 

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.


The Position: We are seeking a Health and Safety professional who will help support safety initiatives to ensure a culture where safety and reduction of risk is a priority. The candidate will also ensure compliance with all corporate standards as well as federal, state, and local health and safety regulations.


Working Procedure:

• Analyze Gensuite data to identify trends.

• Conduct risk assessment evaluations to define means to eliminate identified safety hazards.

• Help develop risk abatement plans based on past data within the department.

• Work with salary and hourly leadership to increase the awareness of safety risks.

• Respond to department emergencies.

• Attend various daily/weekly/monthly meetings, including those with the safety team.

• Seek out and implement opportunities to create a reduction in incident rates.

• Lead WCM Expansion Area through all certification steps and maintain certifications.

• Respond promptly to employee issues and inquiries on health and safety issues.

• Support operations as they conduct accident and near miss investigations in cooperation with company Health Center; work with plant leadership to implement corrective action plans.

• Conduct ergonomic assessment and develop a reduction plan.

• Conduct annual LOTO audits.

• Ensure Behavior Based Safety audits are completed in accordance with department metrics.

• Develop a weekly report out for Blue Wall.

• Provide quarterly safety training. Work with PD on safety orientation for new hires. Conduct f/u with hires for up to 2 weeks. 

• Complete weekly trend audits.

• Update department KAI Board and follow up with area leadership

• Consult maintenance, TPM Coordinator, and Engineer for department improvements

• Provide input to leadership to meet a goal of zero injuries to our employees.

• Work to identify continuous improvement opportunities throughout the plant.

• Complete WCM training and Safety Pillar competencies.

• Expand the proactive safety culture at the Tulsa Operations.

• Ensure regulatory OSHA/NAR Whirlpool compliance.

• Create and update safety reports and documentation as required.

• Be available to work extended hours and/or flex work hours on any shift (1st/2nd/weekend), as needed.



• Degree preferred, with a focus in Safety (High School Diploma Required)

• Must be 18 years of age


Preferred Experience:

• 6 months of manufacturing work

• 1 year of consistent work experience

• Previous World Class Manufacturing methodology understanding

• Previous safety experience a plus

• Works independently and self-driven

• Broad problem-solving capabilities

• Ability to lead and work with cross-functional indirect teams

• Proven ability for strategic thinking

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Excellent communication skills

• Familiarity with lean and continuous improvement practices

• Possess a strong character and high level of integrity.

• Strong computer experience (Google Suite) to generate reports, charts, graphs, etc.

• Collect/analyze data and prepare reports/charts

• Emergency Response Team member/leader


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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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