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Employer: Whirlpool Corporation

Expires: 06/30/2021

Representative, Model Maker (Apprentice)  Functional Overview Whirlpool is looking for qualified candidates for the role of Representative, Model Maker (Apprentice) in the Model Shop Team within the Cross Category Technology organization. This position is located at the Cleveland Tennessee Tech Center. This is a four year program with on the job training and college level classes paid through Whirlpool. It’s coordinated with the individual and state and provides the apprentice with a prototype model maker card once completed. Model shop apprenticeship program is accredited by the state of Tennessee.    Job Responsibilities Work from drawings or CAD data to produce prototype componentsOperate a wide range of equipment common to a model shop environment Perform tasks common to maintaining equipment and inventoryWork in all areas of the shop including: Welding, CNC, Sheet metal, additive manufacturing, painting, laser, water jet, foam lab, tubing, thermoforming, Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), and manual machining for metal and plasticWill complete 8000 hours of on the job trainingComplete the required college level classes in the skilled tradesObtain a base level understanding of all the areas within the shopDeliver prototype parts on timeShow acceptable progress in a given area as seen through evaluations provided by the mentorMinimum Requirements High School Diploma/GED Experience with Manual skills in metal and/or plastic processingExperience using technical drawing and documentation  Preferred Requirements Experience working with Design simple tools for realization of componentProEngineer or CAD software experience is a plusExperience with Additive manufacturing/ metal fabrication/ plastic fabrication or model assembly a plus