Whirlpool Central Manufacturing Electrical Engineer in Marion, Ohio

Central Manufacturing Electrical Engineer

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Marion, OH, US, 43302

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 30028

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

The Central Manufacturing Engineering team for the Laundry Category covers all of the laundry manufacturing facilities in North America. This group of engineers installs equipment and supports launches in our manufacturing facility. The successful candidate will work closely with North American Region (NAR) Laundry manufacturing locations, Engineering & Technology (E&T), Global Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and our new product organization to define, assist in the acquisition of the necessary capital equipment to successfully manufacture and deliver winning new products to the marketplace. This will cover coveted brands such as Whirlpool, Amana, Estate, KitchenAid, and Maytag.

Job Description

  • Oversight of electrical controls and design layout of new equipment.

  • Oversight of Safety processes and regulation of new equipment and installations.

  • Oversight of End of Line testing equipment and processes

  • Assist in maintaining and updating Safety, Programing, Robotic, and Electrical Standards

  • Assist in new capital acquisition RFP/RFQ and vendor selection process

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Technology

  • 5+ years of Automation/Controls experience in manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands on experience working in a heavily automated production environment

  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills with the ability to work in a team environment.

  • In-depth knowledge of laundry appliance fabrication manufacturing process..

  • Must have a demonstrated history of gathering input from key stakeholders and gaining their buy-in.

  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLC's along with relay logic and Fanuc and ABB robot interfaces

  • Experience with Electrical Control design and drawings

  • Experience in Risk Assessment for equipment process and Safety circuit design and validation.

  • Experience with instrumentation and other product testing equipment.

  • Understanding of NFPA, ANSI, OSHA codes and regulations

  • Familiar with pneumatic and hydraulic circuits

  • Ability to travel and meet with equipment suppliers at other Whirlpool facilities

  • Strong communication, presentation skills, and team skills with any level of the organization

  • Self-starter with excellent project management and time management skills


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.

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