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Senior Technician

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Whirlpool Usa, Canada, & Mexico Amana , IA 52203

Posted 5 months ago

Requisition ID: 20230

Job Function: Technician (Goalshare) (40000098)

Calibration Lab technician

What a typical day looks like: Here are some tasks this position routinely performs:

  • Identify out-of-tolerance conditions and perform corrective action (via adjustments, component replacement, correction factors, etc.)

  • Perform calibration activities on measurement and test equipment (both mechanical and electrical).

  • Perform basic maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of precision equipment determining root causes of problems and taking effective countermeasures.

  • Perform tasks according to Standards, Internal Operating Procedures, Operation and Instruction Standards, and other written procedures or verbal instructions (e.g. < international="" electrotechnical="" commission="" />IEC-17025).

  • Keep good records, as directed by good laboratory practices.

  • Assist in establishing effective new metrology procedures and techniques.

  • Review documentation for accuracy and compliance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Experience, training, and/or a strong willingness to learn calibration and quality techniques.

  • Ability for using computerized equipment and software to perform testing functions, and for reporting results in the applicable format.

  • Mechanical skills, including knowledge of machines and tools for repair, and maintenance.

  • Electrical skills, including knowledge of basic circuits & circuit diagrams, and electrical measurement.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, including attention to detail.

  • Mathematical ability (for calculations and technical evaluations).

  • Software is a key tool and capability - a candidate who is comfortable with computers, MS Office/Google, and more importantly having performed some scripting or programming will have a huge advantage to the role.

  • Good time management skills.

  • Good clerical and written communication skills (for generating reports, adding records, updating histories, and performing data entry in the calibration database)

  • Willing and able to occasionally travel with equipment and tools between buildings

  • Travel is required

  • Primarily between Amana and Twin Cities (Michigan) Durations normally 3 to 5 days, but possibly up to 2 weeks in a year, 1 week at a time.

Required Experience:

  • 4 Year Bachelors, Technology Degree or 2 year Associate Degree with equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience, and/or military equivalent in either electronics or calibration systems.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience working in product verification/validation laboratory setting involving physical testing at the system level or sub-system level.

  • Being able to work independently

  • This role is very independent - we need someone who is comfortable driving and owning the space, but also who is very dependable
  • Familiarity with Google Application Suite preferred.

  • Familiarity with ISO 17025 preferred.


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.

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.

Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp

Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids

Nearest Secondary Market: Iowa City

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