Whirlpool Reviews

Updated 20 October 2014
Updated 20 October 2014
429 Reviews
3.5
429 Reviews
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Whirlpool Chairman and CEO Jeff M. Fettig
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • In general, the work-life balance is above average compared to other large companies (in 28 reviews)

  • The employees of Whirlpool are what make it a great place to work (in 17 reviews)


Cons
  • Poor work/life balance except for those who are part of the inner circle of cronies (in 17 reviews)

  • Wish that upper management was more open to flexible work arrangements (in 11 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Best Company to Work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Puducherry
    Former Employee - Design Engineer in Puducherry

    I worked at Whirlpool full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good Workplace
    Good Business Practices
    Lot of Learnings
    Assured Career Growth
    Work Life Balance
    On Shore and Off Shore Oppurtunities
    Collabrating with all the workforce around the globe
    Good HR practices
    Decent Welfare

    Cons

    Cannot leave the Organisation and when we leave, we regret for departing for a lifetime

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    has the potential to expand its business in various verticals other than Home Appliances

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    so good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Bangalore

    I worked at Whirlpool full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    in this company so good products are comming and we can do over service the best so we enjoy the to do this job so we are very satisfied to do this job iam not telling lie its fat i really provied to do this job thanking you but i have left the job

    Cons

    Its a good company i have worked for 3yrs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pls give the good training to new commer guys and tell them how to do a service Pls tell them how to handle the customer if they not handle the customer they wont buy our products Pls tell the service branches to finished the call with in one day and tell the service engginer to maintenance the displine in customer place and they will talk rubbish words with customer in some branchs they wont give ID Cards the dressing code is not proper so pls mainten this our company is best in the worls thank you for giveing this opportunity to this

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Continuous learning environment... still challenged and engaged after 23 years!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Senior Manager
    Current Employee - Senior Manager

    I have been working at Whirlpool full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Whirlpool corporate values are long standing... part of my training in 1991... and still alive and constant. In the customer experience center we have a great culture.. sharing challenges and successes every day. Adapting to our consumers makes this a learning environment.

    Cons

    Challenges mainly driven from external factors.... that drive urgency for continuous cost reduction.. This is good for lean thinkers.... however sometimes employees are not informed of the reasons behind initiatives that are cost driven. I have learned to take it for granted we will always be challenged in this way.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Advise for management... People are always smarter than you think. Never underestimate the knowledge of people that serve the customers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Whirlpool is an excellent company to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico)
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mexico)

    I have been working at Whirlpool full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    They give you all the necessary tools to work adn give your best
    They give you the opportunity to grow up inside the company

    Cons

    Innovation and engineering area is not too close to the production line, it takes time and energy to translate from one place to other whenever you need to get a solution to a problem from there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    there are mettings imparted monthly where the lead talks about how we are going, what are the things we make right and how to improve

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    A great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Paris (France)
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Paris (France)

    I worked at Whirlpool full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Internal promotions, great people to work with, great values

    Cons

    very little room for negotiation

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Everyday working there was fun and challenging

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative in Marion, OH (US)
    Former Employee - Administrative in Marion, OH (US)

    I worked at Whirlpool part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great successful company which continues to grow. Worked in Personnel, shipping, benefits and receptionist and loved every minute.

    Cons

    I do not have any Cons for Whirlpool, they treated me great.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The changes in the past years have afforded "families having time to be a family" great benefits, and personal growth in promotions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Amazing Company Culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Whirlpool

    Pros

    Whirlpool has an amazing culture. I have never felt like I couldn't continue to grow at the company!

    Cons

    Personally, I don't see any negative's associated with Whirlpool. Great place!

  9.  

    Great co-workers but upper level management needs to change

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Whirlpool full-time

    Pros

    People, salary, bonus, work life balance

    Cons

    Upper management is too hands on

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Whirlpool Review

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Whirlpool

    Pros

    This is a Great company

    Cons

    They push me to the limits of my abilities

  11.  

    The upper management allowed their employees to be apart of decisions concerning quality and safety.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Coordinator for Service and Production in Fort Smith, AR (US)
    Former Employee - Coordinator for Service and Production in Fort Smith, AR (US)

    I worked at Whirlpool full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and paid vacations. Most of the higher management were very good to work with and for; the people were great as well. The pay was good.

    Cons

    A lot of responsibilities for some and non for others. The plant was very hot.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Always be honest and kind to your employees, for they are the reason you have your job. Allow them to express their thoughts on issues that may help the company grow.

    Recommends

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