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Senior Controls Engineer

Company: Whirlpool Corporation
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world's leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.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 homeYour responsibilities will include

  • Develop, manage, and execute automation and controls projects including new, replacement, and improvement of existing systems
  • Periodic day-to-day support of manufacturing and facility electrical systems and networks
  • Utilizes best practices, industrial standards, and common systems to support the overall competitive manufacturing initiative
  • Participates in functional area plant meetings and related activities representing the engineering team and to assist in improving the plant's performance goals
  • Provides technical support, direction, and training to engineering and support personnel/skilled trades within the organization
  • Investigates systems and equipment problems and provides technical assistance in problem resolution.
  • Develops cost estimates, investment forecast, business cases, appropriation requests, and plans for project activity
  • Utilizes statistical methods for continuous improvement on manufacturing systems and processes
  • Enforces safe work practices as the highest priority and implements objectives for ergonomics, health/safety and housekeeping
  • Maintains good working relationships with peers, hourly employees, management, supplier community, and interfaces with necessary support functions inside and outside of the plant
  • Coordinates and communicates the development of changes to improve conditions for the fabrication, finish, assembly, and support processes
  • Ensures long term, cost effective life cycle for manufacturing equipment and plant facilities
  • Manages projects to minimize investment costs while providing manufacturing and facility systems at the lowest operating costs possible (maximum throughput, energy efficiency, etc.)
  • Ability to lift heavy equipment (up to 250#) with assistance from othersMinimum requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology
    • 7+ years of experience in manufacturing controls & automation including Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), Human Machine Interface (HMI), and drives
    • 7+ years of experience in manufacturing solution development, design, and implementation
    • 7+ years of experience in manufacturing problem solving and troubleshooting
    • 6+ years of experience in developing complete controls solutions using Rockwell Automation hardware and software from concept to deploymentPreferred skills and experiences
      • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
      • Robotic experience: Yaskawa/Motoman, FANUC
      • 5+ years of experience with Ethernet I/P controls networks
      • Experience with Vision systems
      • Knowledge of C, C++ programming
      • Knowledge of SQL database systems including queries and analysis
      • 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 Corporation, Tulsa , Senior Controls Engineer, Engineering , Tulsa, Oklahoma

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