Whirlpool Facility Engineer in Amana, Iowa

Facility Engineer

Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Amana, IA, US, 52307

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 30349

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.

Whirlpool is a company that creates innovative solutions and products to meet consumer needs. As a result, we have been recognized as one of the world's 100 most innovative companies by Business Week magazine and the Boston Consulting Group. Additionally, Whirlpool Corporation was ranked among the Top 20 Innovators in Consumer Products by The Patent Board and has been consistently ranked as one of the Top 20 Companies for Leaders by Hewitt Associates and Fortune magazine.

Our unique business strategy provides us with an unmatched leadership position and ability to build and sustain loyalty to our brands. Our strategy allows us to move with greater speed to better serve our trade customer and end consumers around the globe.

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Facility Engineer opening.

Job Responsibilities :

  • Responsible and accountable to assist in Overall Equipment Effectiveness improvement projects

  • Responsible for leading the facilities team of hourly personnel

  • Lead projects related to facilities upgrades/repairs

  • Lead maintenance reliability projects to improve mean time between failure of the machines

  • Work hand in hand with other engineers to improve horizontal expansion of the various improvements

  • Responsible and accountable for delivering Safety, Quality, Cost, and Delivery Improvement targets

  • Support Autonomous Maintenance, Preventative Maintenance, and Focused Approach Projects within the facility

  • Act as the point of contact for the janitorial and other facilities contracts

  • Perform root cause analysis of equipment failures and develop effective countermeasures

  • Develop and implement Capital and expense projects to reduce risk to the business

  • Work with various levels of the organization (Advanced Manufacturing, Central Manufacturing, New Product Launch, Engineering Platform) to implement new technologies at the plant

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 1 + year’s experience with Industrial Preventative and Predictive Maintenance

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Mechanical / Electrical / Chemical / Plastics / Industrial)

  • 5 + year’s experience with Industrial Preventative and Predictive Maintenance

  • Require a comprehensive knowledge of the use of advanced manufacturing techniques

  • Proven success with leading equipment and facility projects from inception to completion

  • Thorough understanding of world-class manufacturing tools/methods specifically for professional maintenance, autonomous maintenance, and focused improvement

  • Excellent communication, conflict management, coaching, interpersonal, and team building skills

  • Certified Maintenance Reliability Professional (CMRP) certification

  • Six Sigma training/certification


About us

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

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.

Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.

Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids

Nearest Secondary Market: Iowa City

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