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Whirlpool Corporation Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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Whirlpool Corporation Chairman and CEO Jeff M. Fettig
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Pros
  • Great company to work for which goes over and above to ensure a great work life balance (in 92 reviews)

  • relaxed but good work environment (in 52 reviews)

Cons
  • This made work-life balance virtually impossible (in 41 reviews)

  • It's a small town with very little to do (in 40 reviews)

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  1. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Embedded Software Engineer in Benton Harbor, MI
    Current Employee - Embedded Software Engineer in Benton Harbor, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Whirlpool Corporation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced environment, diverse workforce, and a good place to learn and grow.

    Cons

    There can be long hours and weekend work.


  2. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very good company to work for. Perfect Life/Work Balance and excellent benefits

    Cons

    Need better communication across departments

  3. "Electrical Design Engineer Co-op"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Learning on the go. Great engineering team. Helped me a lot

    Cons

    Learning on the go - When I first started, I felt so dumb since I do not know anything


  4. "Ever changing."

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    Current Employee - Customer Relations in Benton Harbor, MI
    Current Employee - Customer Relations in Benton Harbor, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Forward thinking. Great innovation and company for one to get a variety of opportunities in different business-related fields. The scores are typically high on employee engagement. There are many events and fundraising for donations to both local and national charities.

    Cons

    Communication & organization. Some barriers can exist if management is spread too thin or if staff, in general, is not meeting the needs of the client.

    Advice to Management

    Understand the job your employees perform on a day to day basis.


  5. "Great Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Joseph, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Joseph, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for which goes over and above to ensure a great work life balance.

    Cons

    Located in a small community. If you have a young family it is great, but if you are a young single professional it can be a struggle.


  6. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Somerset, NJ
    Former Employee - Engineer in Somerset, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good team work very supportive

    Cons

    Line management style very abrasive

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the engineers instead of talking over them


  7. "Great co-workers"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Whirlpool Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Great co-workers, strong team-work, continuous improvement mindset

    Cons

    Networking may be as important if not more than what you accomplish

    Advice to Management

    Acknowledge the people that get things done.

  8. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Sales Strategy Manager in Benton Harbor, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Strategy Manager in Benton Harbor, MI

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

    Pros

    Increasing importance of work/life balance

    Cons

    Need to better tap talent


  9. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Whirlpool Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Pay, great people (the best I've worked with in my career), new CEO

    Cons

    A bit political, can get on the outs if you're not careful


  10. "Senior Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Whirlpool Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Good company, supports work-life balance

    Cons

    struggles to balance short-term results versus long-term goals


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