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Whirlpool Corporation Reviews

Updated September 16, 2017
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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. Helpful (1)

    "Whirlpool Review"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Small Community, low living cost, clear company objectives

    Cons

    Politics, transparency, distance to big city


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Benton Harbor, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Benton Harbor, MI
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Whirlpool does care about the community

    Cons

    It is all about dollars. They look so much at saving money that they let epopel go that could have taken the company to new places

    Advice to Management

    Be aware that you will reap what you sow.

  3. "Lead Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good place to start a career

    Cons

    March reorganization has been difficult


  4. "Good place with room to get better"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very solid people who care about what they do. Well rounded performance evaluation. Quality product. Career growth potential if willing to move. Global company. Working to improve diversity (gender, color).

    Cons

    Senior level management is not properly trained. Many layers to make changes. It's difficult to overcome past mistakes. Lack of transparency where needed. Slow path to diversity. Lack women in senior leadership roles.

    Advice to Management

    Train leaders in emotional intelligence, not just process. Trust employees. Narrow product offerings to relieve customer and logistical issues.


  5. "Lot of politics"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Whirlpool Corporation full-time

    Pros

    Lot of travel opportunities, Good location in Pune, Good work culture

    Cons

    Promotions are for name sake, no change in day to day work, lot of politics to move up the ladder


  6. "not that bad"

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    Former Employee - Forklift/Tugger Operator in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Forklift/Tugger Operator in Tulsa, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Whirlpool Corporation (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy work with descent pay

    Cons

    High turnover due to bad management


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Huge company, lots of options"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineering Manager in North Liberty, IA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineering Manager in North Liberty, IA
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Average benefits, reasonable flexibility. Diverse in some ways, not in others.

    Cons

    To big, lack of clarity, poor leadership, execution is bad

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good benefits, but pay/advancement is not great"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Relations in Benton Harbor, MI
    Current Employee - Customer Relations in Benton Harbor, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Offers good benefits, sometimes flexible hours depending on the manager.

    Cons

    No advancement without a degree - regardless of experience with the company, without a degree it is very hard to move forward.


  9. "Solid Company culture varies plant to plant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Strong brands and knows how to use them. Large stable company that is continuing to succeed, in spite of strong competition

    Cons

    The culture is driven as much by corporate as it is by location. Need to learn how to innovate to meet the busy world.


  10. "It paid the bills.."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Wasn't many pros to the job. Tons of overtime and great co workers.

    Cons

    Management never had employee best interest in mind. Quarterly bonuses were never met.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the employees who do the job on a day to day basis.


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