Whirlpool Automation Engineer I in Findlay, Ohio

Automation Engineer I

Date: Jul 19, 2018

Location: Findlay, OH, US, 45840

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 18321

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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Under the guidance of a senior-level engineer, lead control and automation projects, both new installations and retrofits, that improve safety, quality, production, and reduce cost in the manufacturing plant

  • Work closely with process and industrial engineer peers on the parent improvement projects that drive automation needs

  • Support technicians with advanced problem-solving and skill training

  • Work effectively with your peers to share knowledge and leverage strengths

  • Utilize excellent communication and documentation skills to transfer critical process and support knowledge to others

Job Function

Automation Engineers are professionals who design and manage automated systems in the manufacturing industry. These individuals routinely interface with process experts to make improvements using innovative machine control, automation/robotic, and software solutions. An Engineer I will have the fundamental education, some experience by way of internships/co-ops, and excellent written and verbal communication.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in an applicable Engineering or Technology field

Preferred Requirements

  • Knowledge of industrial machine control circuits and components

  • Knowledge of electrical schematic design

  • PLC/HMI education or experience

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Allen-Bradley PLC/HMI hardware and programming experience

  • Software/script development and/or database experience

  • SCADA experience

  • Robotic and vision system experience (Fanuc, Cognex, Universal Robotics)

  • Networks, TCP/IP experience


About us

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.

Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.

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