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Automation / Controls Engineer

Company: Whirlpool
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 54575 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 and Yummly. In 2021, the company reported approximately $22 billion in annual sales, 69,000 employees and 54 manufacturing and technology research centers. 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 Whirlpool is currently seeking qualified candidates for an Automation / Controls Engineer opening to join our Cleveland TN Premium Cooking Manufacturing organization. In this role you will serve as a technical resource and project leader in the development and application of equipment and systems across a variety of manufacturing processes. You will be the "go to" person to help direct resources to resolve day to day equipment upsets. You will be responsible to develop and implement designs to eliminate process interruptions along with other safety, quality and cost improvement projects to help achieve facility goals. Your responsibilities will include Increase plant equipment efficiency through programming logic and electrical improvements Troubleshoot manufacturing electrical and programming issues Identify, analyze and solve manufacturing process issues and equipment related problems Provide technical support and leadership to maintenance support resources Initiate problem solving and determine root cause of problems and implement corrective & preventive actions Direct cross functional process improvement projects with the assistance of team members from all aspects of the division Provide a critical link between the department and other process partners such as product design, assembly, finishing systems, maintenance, safety, quality, etc. Communicate with and support a 24-hour / day manufacturing operation - phone and on site support Provide technical support, leadership and mentoring to skilled trades within the organization. Minimum requirements Bachelor Degree in Engineering 3+ years of Electrical Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment with a background in controls 3+ years using Rockwell PLC and HMI software to troubleshoot process equipment upset situations and to make the changes needed to get the equipment running. 3+ years ability to install and configure a VFD Drive. 3+ years working with AutoCad to update existing technical drawings. 3+ years working experience of hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical systems and associated electrical field devices Preferred skills and experiences Fanuc Robotic knowledge and setup Rockwell servo motion knowledge and setup Solid decision-making and judgment skills Resourcefulness in accomplishing objectives and completing tasks High level of oral and written communication skills RSRWH 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.

Keywords: Whirlpool, Cleveland , Automation / Controls Engineer, Engineering , Cleveland, Tennessee

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