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Analyst, Quality

Company: Whirlpool
Location: Amana
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 48576 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 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 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 The successful candidate will be accountable for the quality performance for a refrigerator assembly line at the Amana Facility. This Value stream includes assembly line process, supplier, metal forming, automation, testing, and assembly lines supporting the Multi-door Bottom Mount, 2 Door and Built-in Refrigerator platforms and 7 Brands. The successful candidate will be accountable to develop Kaizens, QA Matrix as part of the WCM Methodology to improve the Quality KPI's of the responsible area. Your responsibilities will include Develop, coordinate and maintain the Quality KPI's for the assigned production area to ensure zero quality claims for the customer and the next process on the supply chain. Coordinate containment, Process and Product Audits, Actions Plans, Quick Kaizen, A3, 8D and Major Kaizen to ensure zero quality claims for the customer and the next process on the supply chain Lead and Manage multiple projects related to improvement using Kaizen tool. Establish a Visual Factory Processes to show in real time Process and Product Capability performance to encourage Cp/Cpk improvements. Provide engineering support to operations ensuring consistent application of quality techniques and encourage the use of WPS-E Pillars techniques to solve problems. Determine when process stability and capability studies should be performed on existing processes. Review and analyze results. Recommend changes to processes based upon findings and perform follow up to verify effectiveness. Participate in the development of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and approved it. Participate in the development of Control Plans and approved it. Minimum requirements Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering orElectrical Engineering 3+ years of quality or manufacturing experience (including internship) Preferred skills and experiences MS in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering Strong Project Management skills Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time. Communication skills (Ability to work at all levels from Plant Leadership to Machine Operator) Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Strong interpersonal and team building skills with the ability to work in a team environment. Hands-on experience working in a heavily automated production environment is desired. 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. Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids Nearest Secondary Market: Iowa City Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Social Media, Intern, Supply, Engineering, Marketing, Entry Level, Operations

Keywords: Whirlpool, Cedar Rapids , Analyst, Quality, Professions , Amana, Iowa

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