Controls/Automation Technician

The Whirlpool Ottawa Operations is looking or a Controls/Automation Tech to join our team!


This position will work primarially on day shift (some offshift work may be required from time to time), and pay starts at $20.14/hour based on education and previous work experience. We are open to training and developing someone straight out of school with programming, robotics, electrical, or similar experience. 



Day to Day Work: 

  • Allen Bradley PLC's, Variable Frequency Drives, and safety equipment installation and troubleshooting
  • Allen Bradley HMI programming 
  • Universal Robot programming and troubleshooting
  • Fanuc robot programming and troubleshooting 
  • Machine controls troubleshooting and repairs 



Minimum Requirements: 

  • 2 year degree (or close to completion) 
  • Programming knowledge


Preferred Requirements: 

  • Experience with electronics, robotics, and/or electrical equipment 
  • Knowledge of Allen Bradley PLCs
  • Previous programming expeirence 


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers. 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. We stay true to our philosophy that says good business begins by not following but leading. Our brands and products help people make the most of time so they can focus on making the most of moments that matter. 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.
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Full time
Ottawa, Ohio 45875, US