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Whirlpool Corporation Assembly Process Engineer in Amana, Iowa

Assembly Process Engineer

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Amana, IA, US, 52204

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 44735

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.

This Role In Summary:

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for an Assembly Process Engineer to join Amana Division. Overall, in this role you will be providing Engineering support to facilitate changes for new projects, tooling & equipment modifications for a highly visible assembly line.

Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Responsible and accountable to maintain OEE of Equipment, Tools & Fixtures within the Assembly lines

  • Responsible for developing, updating & implementing process documents(PFMEA’s, Process maps, Control plans, Reaction plans) for various equipment or processes

  • Optimize machine parameters to improve quality and delivery

  • Work with Design Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing, and Quality Engineers to Analyze field problems, root cause analysis, and develop & implement robust solutions

  • Hands on experience working with equipment to troubleshoot & problem solve issues

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

  • Train supervisor, team leads, and operators on equipment & tools required for general assembly of parts

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

  • Develop and Implement Autonomous Maintenance , Preventative Maintenance, and Focused Approach Projects within your technical areas.

  • Approve or reject engineering changes

  • Implement engineering changes on the floor

  • Lead standard, major, advanced kaizens

  • Learn and be a trainer on various WCM tools

  • 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.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

  • 1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment

Preferred Skills and Experiences:

  • Strong background in World Class Manufacturing (WCM).

  • Project management skills or PMP Certification

  • Proven success with leading equipment / process improvement projects from inception to completion

  • Well developed communication, conflict management, coaching, interpersonal, and team building skills

  • Strong data analytical skills

  • Experience using SAP

  • Proven success driving lean principles and philosophies.

  • Proven ability to improve operations within established production systems.

  • Proven ability to drive initiatives to support change in the plant.

  • Creative problem-solving techniques and ability to accomplish tasks and objectives.

  • Competent on PC and mainframe systems related to responsibilities.

  • Understanding of factory costs and good financial acumen.

  • Robotics experience - Programming or integration

  • Autocad or Creo 3.0 or equivalent experience


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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: Cedar Rapids

Nearest Secondary Market: Iowa City

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