We are looking for a Continuous Improvement Project Engineer to join our manufacturing team in Clyde, Ohio.
What You Will Do
Oversee the execution and control of plant Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery performance versus goals.
Consistently ensures that area job responsibilities are promptly and efficiently carried out and nurtures a high level of leadership and team performance.
Retain principal responsibility of processes and performance across 3 shifts.
Deploy strategic initiatives defined in planning process and oversee the execution of activities to achieve goals. Champion lean through daily coaching in lean tools and methodologies
Drive continuous improvement in area of responsibility relative to business objectives
Prioritizes and organizes short term and long term goals and activities in accordance with business objectives
Ensure strict adherence to all Whirlpool manufacturing standards/methods
Ensure strict adherence to the Whirlpool Leadership Model
Develop strategic plans in which business goals and objectives are met; talent development, customer focus and employee engagement
Practice positive employee relations and develop self and others
Employee mentoring, coaching, counseling and corrective actions as necessary
What You Need to Succeed
4 year college degree with emphasis Business or Engineering or 7-10 years equivalent experience in field
Proven leadership skills across multi levels of an organization
Proven technical experience with mechanical processes
High performance candidate with experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment.
Self-motivated to identify, analyze and independently work to find solutions and follow issues
Possess excellent judgment and analytical skills including detailed planning and project management
Resourcefulness in accomplishing objectives and completing tasks
Proven ability to grow individual and organization competency through proactive coaching and mentoring
Demonstrated problem solving skills and conflict resolution skills
Demonstrated success in leading teams and a team environment
Demonstrated success in a multi -tasking environment
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2015. 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. We earn the trust of consumers around the globe by focusing on what matter most. Because of our leadership practices, development opportunities, business performance, strong reputation and a commitment to the communities where we live and work, Whirlpool Corporation has received many awards including - Fortune Magazine's Top Companies for Leaders, one of the world's Most Admired Companies, Fast Company's Top 50 Most Innovative Companies and we've had a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for over 11 years in a row.