Whirlpool

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Whirlpool Reviews

Updated March 3, 2015
Updated March 3, 2015
173 Reviews
4.0
173 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • In general, the work-life balance is above average compared to other large companies (in 30 reviews)

  • The employees of Whirlpool are what make it a great place to work (in 19 reviews)


Cons
  • Poor work/life balance except for those who are part of the inner circle of cronies (in 17 reviews)

  • Position was located in a small town so local attractions/things to do, were low (in 12 reviews)

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  1.  

    Mostly about the money, sometimes about the customer.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Service Manager
    Former Employee - Service Manager

    I worked at Whirlpool full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Training, Information, Technology and some compensation packages.

    Cons

    continually changing policies that are reactive rather than proactive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the members down channel.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Rewarding company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Manager
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Manager

    I have been working at Whirlpool full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Rewarded appropriately for efforts and results. Lots of different opportunities available.

    Cons

    Location in Michigan is remote and very cold in the winter. Most career options require relocation to Michigan or relocation every few years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to focus on driving speed and encouraging risk taking by your team members.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Design Internship

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Design Intern
    Former Employee - Design Intern

    I worked at Whirlpool full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people working to make high quality products.

    Cons

    Design language already established. Didn't always feel ownership over work.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Very pleased

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Whirlpool

    Pros

    Higher education
    Growth opportunity
    Great coworkers
    Amazing facilities
    Growth in the market

    Cons

    Communication
    Lack of encouragement
    Management disconnect
    Dated equipment
    Change in management needed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your staff

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Good experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Benton Harbor, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Benton Harbor, MI

    I have been working at Whirlpool full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company helps employees to develop their careers giving challenges for those who are interested. Constant effort to improve work environment and employees satisfaction.

    Cons

    Excessive workload, project schedules not well planned. Need to implement new technology faster.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They need to plan better project scope and schedule. Mistakes on this step results in excessive work load to employees and difficult to complete all milestones of the project.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Big company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Industrial Engineer in Benton Harbor, MI
    Current Employee - Industrial Engineer in Benton Harbor, MI

    I have been working at Whirlpool

    Pros

    Great working environment. Colleagues are professional and helpful. Have established process but still have flexibility and opportunity for personal leadership development.

    Cons

    Company is big. You do not always know what others are working on and how they are working.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Incorporate cross-functional collaboration process into new employee orientation training.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great place to work and develop

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in Benton Harbor, MI
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in Benton Harbor, MI

    I have been working at Whirlpool full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Leadership and overall atmosphere are great, lots of opportunities to grow and develop professional skills

    Cons

    Location is lacking and not ideal for younger professionals, lots of politics involved with promotions at lower levels

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Revisit employee engagement efforts, keep the culture and work life balance as is

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Whirlpool is an excellent employer and great place to develop professional skills

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in Benton Harbor, MI
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in Benton Harbor, MI

    I have been working at Whirlpool full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Culture and atmosphere, work like balance, lots of opportunities to grow and develop

    Cons

    Area where Whirlpool Corporate is located is lacking

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep working on employee engagement and try to retain the work hard/play hard mindset

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Overall Great Experience and people.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Whirlpool

    Pros

    Management really helps with career development.

    Cons

    Only paid $30k a year.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work and show me the money!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sourcing Specialist in Benton Harbor, MI
    Current Employee - Sourcing Specialist in Benton Harbor, MI

    I have been working at Whirlpool full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good area to raise family

    Cons

    Small town can be a negative for some

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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