Utility Operator

Whirlpool USA, Canada, & Mexico Ottawa, OH
The Whilrpool Ottawa team is seeking experienced assemblers for our Utility positions. These positions will likely be on third shift which runs on a 4-10 schedule from approximately 8pm Monday night thru 6:30am Friday morning allowing for an extended weekend with your family.

Interviews will be scheduled for May 23rd and 24th with successful candidates starting the week of June 4th (if available) or June 11th (allowing for 2 weeks notice).

If you do not have manufacturing experience, you may want to consider applying to our Assembler-New to Manufacturing role or applying directly thru Kelly Services at 419-523-1358.

What You Will Do as a Utlility

* Fill in vacancies on the assembly lines and support areas as needed

* Assist in areas where workload, breakdowns, extra work or special projects necessitate additional manning.

* Perform rework/repair as necessary.

* Drive forklift or other vehicles to accomplish assignment.

* Post production data as required.

* May be required to train as a solderer depending on your assigned department.

What You Need To Succeed

Must have a High School Diploma or a GED

Must be at least 18 years old

Work experience - Manufacturing experience is required; the ability to solder and/or drive a forklift is a plus

The ability to read and write simple English or American Sign Language, including following detailed directions

Ability to inspect, operate machinery, use air tools and standard hand tools (pliers, screwdrivers, etc), as well as interpret work instructions.

The ability to repetitively wire, lube, glue,sort, and clip components of various sizes and lengths and weights.

The ability to lift

Occasional (0-33% of the workday) 20-50 pounds

Frequent (34-66% of the workday) 10-25 pounds

Constant (67-100% of the workday) up to 10 pounds

The ability to stand or sit for the duration of the shift

The ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including but not limited to steel toe shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, arm guards, gloves, etc.

The position will require you have the ability to reach (over shoulder), twist/turn, push/pull and bend frequently.

The ability to work with components that are in constant motion along an assembly line without adverse effects.

The ability to work on a team of assemblers in close proximity to each other.

The skill to make timely decisions and providing occasional instruction to each other.

The ability to pass a drug test and background check

Compensation/Benefits starting wage is $15.50 per hour

401K with match

Access to Medical/Dental/Prescription coverage day one of employment

Employee discounts on appliances

Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year of service

Overtime available

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

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