Power Vehicle Operator, Findlay Operations

Job title: Power Vehicle Operator, Findlay Operations

Company: Whirlpool

Job description: Requisition ID: 43099

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it’s like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

Power Vehicle Operator – Findlay – 2nd & 3rd Shifts ONLY

$16.25 per hour

$0.35 per hour 2nd & 3rd shift differential

Why Should You Apply?

Up to 80+ hours of paid training

Up to 120 hours of paid time off (prorated based on start date)

Medical, dental, vision, 401k and other benefits available immediately

We offer manufacturing careers

Tuition reimbursement


Growth opportunities

The Position: We’re looking for Power Vehicle Operators (tow motor/stand up and sit down forklift/tugger drivers) to:

Operates power vehicle equipment in accordance with company regulations, requirements and safety instructions

Follow standard delivery schedules/routes throughout the plant

Perform routine maintenance and equipment reporting as required

The Product: We make Dishwashers including but not limited to





Primary Function:

To transport, stock and inventory material, parts, or finished units.

Tools & Equipment:

Various power lift or butterfly trucks, containers, such as totes, skids, pallets, barrels.

Working Procedure:

Receives verbal or written instruction from departmental supervisor, area supervisor, or expeditors as to work assignments.

Works from printed/digital manifest for picking orders.

Picks up, transports, and positions or tiers a variety of parts or materials as directed.

As required, selects, hunts, or sorts material to be moved.

Returns empty containers of various types to predetermined locations.

Submits written reports pertaining to condition of vehicle, I.e. gas, water, oil, hydraulic pressure, general operating condition, etc.

Changes propane gas tanks as required, uses correct clamping pressure, following established procedures.

Exercises care of product quality in transporting or stacking material.

Transports, changes, moves, loads, or unloads material from container to container or forks as required, manually or utilizing material handling equipment.

Does miscellaneous off truck material handling as required.

Must work the required number of hours as determined by department, shift and position.

Performs duties of a similar or lesser skill to facilitate the flow of work in the department.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must have High School Diploma/GED

Must be at least 18 years old or older

Successful completion of company training/safety program required

Preferred Experience:

6 months of manufacturing work

1 year of consistent work experience


Participate in training to learn how to follow standard operating procedures (SOP)

Ensure the product is handled in a safe and quality focused manner

Work as part of a materials team or individually on material handling related jobs from start to finish.

Continuously stand or walk (up to 10 hours per day)

Ability to bend, squat, and lift up to 40lbs frequently

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

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At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

Expected salary: $16.25 per hour

Location: Findlay, OH

Job date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 06:32:57 GMT

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