Whirlpool
3.2 of 5 348 reviews
www.whirlpoolcorp.com Benton Harbor, MI 5000+ Employees

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Lots of opportunities for advancement, but with a lot of day to day frustration

Manager (Current Employee)
Benton Harbor, MI

I have been working at Whirlpool

ProsLots of opportunities to shine
Ability to experiment with different career paths

ConsConstant internal churn
Senior Level Management opinion often trumps in market research
Senior Level Management gets overly involved in the day to day business
Matrix based organization resulting in an overwhelming amount of review meetings
Poor talent retention

Advice to Senior ManagementPut people in roles that best represent their skill sets
Accept market research and don't change project direction based on opinion

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Management looks at the "big picture," but misses the forest for the trees

Trade Partner Support Specialist (Current Employee)
Knoxville, TN

I have been working at Whirlpool


Pros: Employees have decent benefits, and some of the ongoing projects are making it easier for us to serve our trade… Cons: There are gross discrepancies between how employees and contractors are treated, even though contractors are expected to meet the same standards of productivity and quality… Advice to Senior Management: Please stop the double standards; hire the contractors who do some of the key work with… More

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Great company, great people, good location (in the summer.)

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Benton Harbor, MI

I have been working at Whirlpool


Pros: Great location to raise a family - family oriented culture. Abundant career opportunities and… Cons: People are allowed to move too quickly from role to role with no accountability for what they leave behind. Small town can be… Advice to Senior Management: Explore a better talent system to identify, develop and engage talent from day 1.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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