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Utility Operator Job in Ottawa, Ohio US

Utility Operator

Whirlpool - Ottawa, OH

Posted: 7/9/2020 - Expires: 8/8/2020

Job ID: 218807998

Job Description

The Whilrpool Ottawa team is seeking experienced assemblers for our Utility positions. These positions will likely be on third shift which runs on a 4-10 schedule from approximately 8pm Monday night thru 6:30am Friday morning allowing for an extended weekend with your family. 


You must have 9 months to a year in hands on assembly manufacturing experience within the last two years.

What You Will Do as a Utlility:

  • Fill in vacancies on the assembly lines and support areas as needed 
  • Assist in areas where workload, breakdowns, extra work or special projects necessitate additional manning
  • Perform rework/repair as necessary
  • Drive forklift or other vehicles to accomplish assignment
  • Post production data as required
  • Will be trained for Solder/Brazing
  • Will be trained for Lock Out Tag Out
  • Will be trained for Quick Kiazen's
  • Problem Solving
  • WCM Projects 
  • Training Employees


What You Need To Succeed

  • Must have a High School Diploma or a GED
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Work experience - Manufacturing experience is required; the ability to solder and/or drive a forklift is a plus
  • The ability to read and write simple English or American Sign Language, including following detailed directions
  • Ability to inspect, operate machinery, use air tools and standard hand tools (pliers, screwdrivers, etc), as well as interpret work instructions
  • The ability to repetitively wire, lube, glue,sort, and clip components of various sizes and lengths and weights
  • There will be a lot of standing, pulling, pushing lifting, bending and squating all day long
  • The ability to lift 
    • Occasional (0-33% of the workday) 20-50 pounds
    • Frequent (34-66% of the workday) 10-25 pounds
    • Constant (67-100% of the workday) up to 10 pounds
  • The ability to stand or sit for the duration of the shift
  • The ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including but not limited to steel toe shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, arm guards, gloves, etc
  • The position will require you have the ability to reach (over shoulder), twist/turn, push/pull and bend frequently
  • The ability to work with components that are in constant motion along an assembly line without adverse effects
  • The ability to work on a team of assemblers in close proximity to each other
  • The skill to make timely decisions and providing occasional instruction to each other
  • The ability to pass a drug test and background check

What We Offer:

  • Compensation/Benefits starting wage is $16.00 per hour plus shift premium
  • 401K with match
  • Access to Medical/Dental/Prescription coverage day one of employment
  • Employee discounts on appliances
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year of service
  • Overtime available
  • Paid Holidays
  • Personal Time Off Days (PTO)

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world's leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. 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. Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Work Shift:
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Licenses / Certifications:
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Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 4
Workplace Documentation: 4