Whirlpool Entry Level Production Associate in Cleveland, Tennessee
Entry Level Production Associate
Date: Jan 10, 2019
Location: Cleveland, TN, US, 37323
Company: Whirlpool Corporation
Requisition ID: 30153
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.
Currently we are seeking highly motivated associates for our facility in Cleveland, Tennessee. The Cleveland, TN plant is the manufacturer of wall ovens, surface units, microwaves, and double oven ranges. Do you want to share your ideas in an innovative environment? Do you learn quickly in a continuous improvement atmosphere? Does the term lean manufacturing excite you? Do you have a great work ethic?
Day to Day (what a typical day or week looks like in this role)
As an associate, you will need to be able to work in a fast paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work, and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment.
Experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus; you must be willing to work any shift; if you seek to work in a engaged environment where you can add value and have passion for our customers, this is the opportunity for you.
What You Need To Succeed
High School Diploma or a GED Required
Must be at least 18 years old
Work experience - Manufacturing experience a plus
The ability to read and write simple English or American Sign Language, including following detailed directions
Ability to inspect, operate machinery, use air tools and standard hand tools (pliers, screwdrivers, etc), as well as interpret work instructions
The ability to repetitively wire, lube, glue,sort, and clip components of various sizes and lengths and weights
The ability to lift
Occasional (0-33% of the workday) 20-50 pounds
Frequent (34-66% of the workday) 10-25 pounds
Constant (67-100% of the workday) up to 10 pounds
The ability to stand or sit for the duration of the shift
The ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including but not limited to steel toe shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, arm guards, gloves, etc
The position will require you to have the ability to reach (over shoulder), twist/turn, push/pull and bend frequently
The ability to work with components that are in constant motion along an assembly line without adverse effects
The ability to work on a team of assemblers in close proximity to each other
The skill to make timely decisions and provide occasional instruction to each other
The ability to pass a drug test and background check
Compensation/Benefits starting wage is $12.00 per hour
401K with match
Access to Medical/Dental/Prescription coverage day one of employment
Employee discounts on appliances
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.
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