Whirlpool Process Engineer in Amana, Iowa
Date: Feb 2, 2019
Location: Amana, IA, US, 52204
Company: Whirlpool Corporation
Requisition ID: 28702
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 Process Engineer to join our Amana Operations team at our Amana, IA facility. In this role, you will be providing Engineering support to facilitate changes for new projects, tooling and equipment modifications, or maintenance requests for the assembly lines.
Responsible and accountable to maintain Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) of Equipment, Tools & Fixtures within the Assembly lines
Responsible for developing, updating and implementing process documents (Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis, 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 and 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 and 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 World Class Manufacturing (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.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
2+ years’ experience in Manufacturing, Industrial and/or Process engineering
Bachelor Degree in Engineering Concentrations: Mechanical / Chemical / Welding / Process / Industrial Technology
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 a 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 factory costs and good financial acumen
Robotics experience - Programming or integration
Autocad or Creo 3.0 experience
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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Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids
Nearest Secondary Market: Iowa City
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