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Whirlpool Corporation Overview

Benton Harbor, MI
10000+ employees
1911
Company - Public (WHR)
Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 93,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2016. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag ... Read more

Mission: Create Demand and Earn Trust Every Day

Company Updates

  • This is the 17th consecutive year the list has appeared in the magazine.

    Whirlpool Corporation Featured on Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell For" List in 2017

    Whirlpool Corporation is pleased to announce that it has ranked on the Selling Power 50 Best Companies to Sell For list. Each year, the corporate research team at Selling Power magazine assembles and publishes its list of the 50 Best Companies to Sell For.

  • Thirteen years later, Peters said he has absolutely no regrets.

    Focused on all things Whirlpool

    Jim Peters can think back to the first of several times he was asked to join Whirlpool Corp. It's surprising to hear, considering Peters was named chief financial officer and executive vice president of the home appliance maker on Aug. 1, 2016. Whirlpool found Peters in 2004, when he became director of Corporate Accounting and Finance.

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Whirlpool Corporation – Why Work For Us?


Looking to build a career that matters?

You’ve come to the right place

For generations, our company has been helping people make the most of time so they can focus on what matters – their families and their lives.

Our company is looking for candidates who are not just interested in a job, but are committed to a higher purpose.  We want to engage employees with meaningful work within their individual positions but also provide them with opportunities to make a difference in the lives of consumers all over the world by making the most of moments that matter in their roles every day.

We are a growing, global company

Offering many different career opportunities

We are proud to be the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world. Our company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Find the location that interests you and explore our various positions available within that region.

There’s No Right Way To Do A Wrong Thing

Whirlpool Corporation maintains our successful perspective by employing and empowering 100,000 unique points of view. On the front lines are leaders who create momentum and competitive advantages so our products excite consumers and employees alike. From the beginning, Whirlpool Corporation has been committed to upholding our values of mutual Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork and the Spirit of Winning.

We fulfill our obligation to earn and maintain the trust of stakeholders, employees and the community by adhering to and setting the highest values and standards possible. These standards also steer our leadership teams to recruit and mentor our global and diverse workforce by modeling high standards of behavior.

Our leadership and diversity are recognized by others. We consistently place among Aon Hewitt’s “Top Companies for Leaders” and we have attained a perfect score from the Human Rights Campaign’s U.S. Corporate Equality Index for 13 consecutive years.

People Excellence

Whirlpool Corporation's greatest product is our people.

We’ve become industry leaders by engaging, recruiting and retaining talented people who believe improving lives and making a difference matters. As consumers continue to purchase our products, we’ll continue to support the employees behind them.

Our vision and work environment are conducive to success, but the minds and hands of those who make up our organization bring our dynamic products to life. We have assembled a global team of talented people who reflect our diverse consumer base. People have always been our greatest asset and our ultimate differentiator. As we unleash individual and collective talents within our winning culture, every employee feels empowered to do their best work. You might even say that our greatest product is our people.

Diversity & Inclusion

Blending everyone’s differences into one powerful point-of-view

We believe that all people matter, regardless of their nationality or language. Our values, work environment and company culture all seek to reward uniqueness. Great ideas and innovation come from combining the best of everyone’s differences. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend in to every concept of home. We acknowledge our differences and celebrate the value these differences can make on our lives, our business and our community.

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

    Pros

    Visa Sponsorship(H1B, Green card, etc), good employee benifit(health care, 401K, etc), Very diverse culture working enviroment, plenty of opportunities

    Cons

    Tech centers & factory located at small towns, Lots of process to do work/ finish a project, slow pace working enviroment, low innovation

    Advice to Management

    Move offices to metropolitan area, Home Appliances need new tech now a days! Innovation!

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Whirlpool Corporation Photos

Whirlpool Corporation photo of: North American Headquarters - Riverview Campus
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Whirlpool Corporation photo of: An inside view of our Riverview Campus
Whirlpool Corporation photo of: Exterior view of our newly remodeled Benton Harbor Technology Center
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Whirlpool Corporation Interviews

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    Came to our university and had 2 sets of 30 minute behavioral interviews. The interviewers described their roles and asked "why Finance Leadership Program", "what drew you to Whirlpool" and then proceeded with non-organic questions off of a sheet that was prepared by HR

    Interview Questions

    • What was a time you demonstrated leadership? Tell me a little about yourself   Answer Question
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Whirlpool Corporation Awards & Accolades

  • 2017 WorldatWork Seal of Distinction, World At Work, 2017
  • 2017 DiversityInc Noteworthy Company., DiversityInc, 2017
  • 2017 Disability Equality Index® Best Places to Work, Disability Equality Index (DEI), 2017
  • Selling Power ‘‘50 Best Companies to Sell For", Selling Power Magazine, 2017
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, 2016
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