Work Organization & Layout Engineer in Biandronno, Italy

Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 59606


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit, Yummly and InSinkErator. In 2022, the company reported approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 61,000 employees and 56 manufacturing and technology research centers. Additional information about the company can be found at

This role in summary

The Work Organization & Layout Engineer define and optimize work methods regarding resources necessary to the production process. He/She can be the Workplace organization Pillar Leader or Co-Pillar Leader leading the pillar strategy and performing audits.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Calculate cycle/takt time and propose new line balancing

  • Define standard work procedures and prepare STDW charts

  • Define, evaluate and update job breakdown sheet for each workstation

  • Calculate and monitor man efficiency and analyze related deviations

  • Study and optimize work places according to environmental actions

  • Present and discuss with Trade Unions new working layout

  • Define yearly productivity planning and the inputs necessary for the budget

  • Ensure STD process implementation

  • Ensure adherence to WCM tools and execute audit

  • Execute problem solving strategies

  • Monitor and propose improvement plans for direct/indirect productivity optimization

  • Provide training on new/updated standard operating procedures

  • Preparing WCM audit

  • Ensure continuous improvement activities

Minimum requirements

  • Engineering Master degree

  • Minimum 2 years experience working in an industrialized manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of WCM tools

  • High degree of problem solving skills, ability to identify the root causes as well as solutions and countermeasures

  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and logically

  • English fluent

What we offer

  • Great business exposure and hands-on experience

  • Constant support and interaction with our managers

  • The opportunity to work into the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world.

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