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Whirlpool overall was a great company to work for.

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - GIS Analyst
Former Employee - GIS Analyst

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Company has great integrity and the leading appliance manufacturer in the world. Is excellent at lean manufacturing. Provides salary employees lots of opportunity for career advancement. Invest heavily in training personnel to improve job skills.

Cons

IT technology lags due to lack of funding. Has sent too many manufacturing jobs out of the country. Has outsourced or removed too many value-added jobs.

Advice to Management

Invest more in technology and systems that can benefit manufacturing. There was a trend in the early 2000's where this was done and it was a great benefit to the manufacturing plants, but that was eventually eliminated.

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    Good Company Overall

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

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Diverse experiences and responsibilities. Nice area with a good school system for people with children.

    Cons

    Too much focus on recruiting from outside. Talent appraisal process is a little flawed and does not encourage team work. It is unclear how "talent" is defined and in order to "move-up" you have to play the politics well. people are moved around very frequently so people are more focused on their next role and not their current role. HR fills roles internally on the basis of "available to move" and not skills.

    Advice to Management

    Hold people accountable. Shared accountability ensures that no one is actually held accountable.


  2. Great place to learn and grow

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunity to work with some of the best and smartest

    Cons

    Promotional growth can be difficult


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