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 Subject : Model Shop Supervisor for Whirlpool - St Joseph, MI.. 05/22/2023 01:52:00 AM 
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Location: Kansas City Metro
About the job
Requisition ID: 58083

About Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit, Yummly and InSinkErator. In 2022, the company reported approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 61,000 employees and 56 manufacturing and technology research centers. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com.

This Role In Summary

Whirlpool is looking for qualified candidates for the role of Model Shop Supervisor in the Model Shop Team within the Cross Category Technology organization. This position is located at the St. Joseph Tech Center, MI. In this role you will provide prototype full scale models and components to support all aspects of Global Consumer Design activity.

Your Responsibilities Will Include
  • Supervise the model shop
  • Partner with industrial designers and engineers
  • Implement specific short term/ long term goals/ objectives
  • Assign work requests to model makers
  • Prioritize / balance the requests
  • Provides technical consultation assistance to design group
  • Deliver prototype parts to the requested quality levels (low fidelity to Hi-Fi complete models)
  • Deliver prototype parts on time.
  • Drive targeted process improvements
  • Implement facility / people safety system within assigned model shop
  • Manage people career growth plans
  • Improving percentage of prototype requests completed on time
  • Model shop efficiency measure
  • Reducing quantity of outsourcing
  • Safety (5S, Safety Audit findings, Accidents)
  • People Excellence
  • Improving teams competency levels
    Minimum Requirements
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 5+ years of experience with physical prototyping process (including material, usage, tooling, techniques and finishes)
    Preferred Skills And Experiences
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or design or journeyman's certificate in this trade
  • 2+ years of People management and developing employees
  • Experience with Process Improvement & Lean

Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation

See what it's like to work at Whirlpool by visiting Whirlpool Careers . Additional information about the company can be found on Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , Instagram and YouTube .

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.

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