Engineer - Electrical
Whirlpool Corporation
Clyde, OH

About $69,000 - $96,000 a year

Requisition ID: 34930

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Function Overview

Whirlpool is seeking qualified candidates for an Engineer - Electrical, opening to join our Central Manufacturing Engineering Group (CME) can be located in Marion, OH; Clyde, OH locations dependent on successful candidate location and ability to support all covered facilities. This position will work closely with North American manufacturing facilities and CME Fabrication Engineers to define capital purchases from specifying new equipment through handoff to the manufacturing facility. This position will identify flexible design and process parameters in order to meet customer needs.

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 Responsibilities

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 Request for Proposal Request for Quote. RFP/RFQ and vendor selection process

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Technology
3+ years’ experience in Automation/Controls experience in manufacturing environment

Preferred Requirements

Experience working in a heavily automated production environment is desired.
Strong interpersonal and team building skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
In-depth knowledge of laundry appliance fabrication manufacturing process..
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 is desired
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 National Fire Protection Association, (NFPA), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Occupational Safety and Health Administration, ( 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.

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