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Whirlpool Electrical Specialist in Amana, Iowa

Electrical Specialist

Date: Nov 13, 2020

Location: Amana, IA, US, 52204

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

About Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool is the industry leader in the manufacturing and marketing of home appliances. Whirlpool is a global company and markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Consul and other major brand names in more than 170 countries around the world.

Whirlpool is a company that creates innovative solutions and products to meet consumer needs. As a result, we have been recognized as one of the world’s 100 most innovative companies by Businessweek magazine and the Boston Consulting Group. Additionally, Whirlpool Corporation was ranked among the Top 20 Innovators in Consumer Products by The Patent Board and has been consistently ranked as one of the Top 20 Companies for Leaders by Hewitt Associates and Fortune magazine.

Our unique business strategy provides us with an unmatched leadership position and ability to build and sustain loyalty to our brands. Our strategy allows us to move with greater speed to better serve our trade customer and end consumers around the globe.

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for hourly Electrical Specialist positions in our Amana, Iowa manufacturing facility.

As an Electrical Specialist, you will need to work in a fast paced, high-speed environment, following standardized work, and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment.


Installs and repairs all plant electrical equipment.


  1. Capability and knowledge of plant electrical work and working knowledge of plant welders, machines, tools, test equipment and instruments.

  2. Interpret electronic and electrical prints and make up new circuit design changes.

  3. Capability to install, remove, trouble shoot and repair plant equipment having electrical and electronic controls, motors, meter, telephones layout and make up control panels and boxes.

  4. Ca pability and knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical repair.

  5. Capability and Knowledge


  1. Install conduit complete with making of brackets, hangers and conduit incidental to perform their job.

  2. Order necessary repair parts as required.

  3. Clean and lubricate equipment, replace light bulbs, sets time clocks incidental to their job.

  4. Report any electrical problem they find to their supervisor.

  5. Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  6. Paint control panel, also any electrical component that paint is used for insulation.

  7. Climb and work from ladders and high lifts.

  8. Must be familiar with main power distribution.

  9. Ability to work with Hazardous chemicals.

  10. Comply with proper PPE and 5S Guidelines.

  11. Comply with Lock Out/Tag Out Guidelines.

  12. Read and interpret Electrical Schematics and Ladder Logic Trees.

  13. Working knowledge of PLCs and Motor Controls.

What You Need to Succeed

Must be 18 years of age and have obtained a high diploma or equivalent

Ability to work any shift

Flexibility to work overtime as scheduled, including on Saturdays

5 years of Industrial Electrical Experience preferred or a minimum of a 2 year degree related to Industrial Electrical Maintenance.

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. We stay true to our philosophy that says good business begins by not following but leading. Our brands and products help people make the most of time so they can focus on making the most of moments that matter. At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids

Nearest Secondary Market: Iowa City

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