Whirlpool Reviews

Updated 22 September 2014
Updated 22 September 2014
417 Reviews
3.5
417 Reviews
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Whirlpool Chairman and CEO Jeff M. Fettig
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269 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • In general, the work-life balance is above average compared to other large companies (in 27 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 for more than a 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

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supervisor  in  Bangalore
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Bangalore

    I worked at Whirlpool full-time for more than a 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.  

    A great company

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    • 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 for 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
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    Everyday working there was fun and challenging

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    • 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 for 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
  6.  

    Amazing Company Culture

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    • 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!

  7.  

    Great co-workers but upper level management needs to change

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    • 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
  8.  

    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

  9.  

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

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    • 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 for 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
  10.  

    I was empolyed there for 1 year in sales, the company was very innovative and provided its employees withj all the tools

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Whirlpool

    Pros

    global company, upper mgmt interacted with people, sales conferences were a way to learn about people product and services, laid back work environment, innovative company, room for growth if you are willing to relocate

    Cons

    The sales plans were skewed, hard to make sales goals

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Whirlpool good place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst  in  Benton Harbor, MI (US)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Benton Harbor, MI (US)

    I have been working at Whirlpool full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great potential, good incentive and perks

    Cons

    Self motivation is key, it is about who you know not how well you do.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more aggressive, managing people is not all about task delegation

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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