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Whirlpool Corporation Reviews

Updated February 22, 2018
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Whirlpool Corporation CEO Marc Bitzer
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Pros
  • Work life balance is much better than any of my previous employers (in 104 reviews)

  • Fun work environment with an open office theme and open communication between all teams and experience levels (in 65 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (2)

    "Whirlpool has lots of job opportunities"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    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!


  2. "Great Experience and Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Really trying to move their culture into the future

    Cons

    Big company has it's drawbacks like it takes time to do everything.

  3. "Nice job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great employees, opportunities for advancement, opportunity for overtime

    Cons

    doesn't pay very well


  4. "I loved it!!!!!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Whirlpool Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Bes job I've ever had!

    Cons

    Stay away from the chassis side of the line unless you like hard work :)


  5. "Good Place to Work - Times of Change"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Benton Harbor, MI
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Benton Harbor, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Manufacture a good product
    - Sound benefits
    - Competitive pay for location
    - Ample opportunities to provide a global influence
    - Ease of work/life balance

    Cons

    - Entry level hires often enter with inflated titles.
    - Time spent with annual planning high vs. time / resources available to execute
    - Seems a time of heightened / more frequent organizational changes, but has been cyclical

    Advice to Management

    Stay committed to completing / funding prioritized work


  6. "Loved working here"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Sales
    Former Employee - Field Sales
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Whirlpool Corporation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Inclusive work environment, good pay, great benefits

    Cons

    chain of command is too long, work is silo'ed

    Advice to Management

    Field employees cannot all be evaluated on the same scale nationwide.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "No longer a place for electronics development"

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    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in Benton Harbor, MI
    Former Employee - Electrical Engineer in Benton Harbor, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Whirlpool Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Projects are global scale and global visibility

    Cons

    Every decision is top down and micromanaged

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to your people before you burn them down

  8. "Product Service Manager (Refrigeration)"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Benton Harbor, MI
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Benton Harbor, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Whirlpool is a great company to work for.
    Worked for the company 30 years

    Cons

    Do not really have any cons I enjoyed my employment at Whirlpool -- Unfortunately the company in order to cut costs, downsized employees and I was part of the downsize.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to look at the people performing the work to understand what is involved. Be in the shoes of the people doing the actual work


  9. "Finance Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Benton Harbor, MI
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Benton Harbor, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Whirlpool Corporation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    work life balance. it's a mid west company after all

    Cons

    lack of growth momentum in general

    Advice to Management

    make quicker decisions


  10. "Senior Buyer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Buyer in Benton Harbor, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Buyer in Benton Harbor, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Whirlpool Corporation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Lack of established roles and responsibility's

    Advice to Management

    Stop over steering on diversity its pushing out good talent


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