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Whirlpool Corporation Senior Specialist, HR Generalist in Amana, Iowa

Requisition ID: 54452

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 and Yummly. In 2021, the company reported approximately $22 billion in annual sales, 69,000 employees and 54 manufacturing and technology research centers.

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.

This role in summary

Whirlpool is currently seeking a qualified candidate for a Human Resources (HR) Senior Specialist in our Amana, IA office to join our HR Operations Organization. This role acts as the local arm of the HR Operations team and manages the daily functions of on-site HR resources at our Amana location. You will be expected to work collaboratively within a team to share ideas, ownership, and accountability for driving improvements and consistency of execution for key HR processes, participate in HR team meetings and other meetings as required as a means to take a proactive approach to HR activities and work.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Lead and manage all of the recruiting activities to fill hourly roles in a timely manner.

  • Manage local HR activities (e.g. application of local policies and practices, recruiting activities, time and attendance processes, payroll, personnel file maintenance, etc.)

  • Support employees and people leaders with inquiries, concerns and complaints

  • Participate in HR Operations by providing feedback, insights, and continuous improvement

  • Execute and administer various responsibilities associated with turnover and absenteeism data collection and analysis

  • Flex time on occasion to support all shifts of operation

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelors degree

  • 2+ years experience in Human Resources

Preferred skills and experiences

  • Experience with one or more of the following in a business setting: goal setting, performance assessment and improvement, compensation practices, talent review, talent management, attendance, leave practices, or reductions in force.

  • Experience with National and State Employment Laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), etc.

  • Experience in a lean manufacturing environment; knowledge specifically related to World Class Manufacturing (WCM).

  • Proficient in Google Suite

  • Strong analytical skills; ability to organize and analyze data in order to develop and implement solutions and/or recommendations to identify the root cause and mitigate risks, while continuously improving key performance indicators.

  • Experience in Talent Management Platforms (Success Factors)

  • Experience in leading continuous improvement activities

  • Strong consulting and problem resolution experienceRSRWH

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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.