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Whirlpool SA

Electronics, Manufacturing
Whirlpool SA was awarded the Top Employers South Africa certification.
  • Top Employers South Africa

Major home appliance manufacturers Whirlpool and sister brand KIC, have become an integral part of the South African success story. With a proud South African heritage, KIC is a brand built on trust and belief of owning a quality appliance that is affordable at the same time. KIC opened its factory in the Isithebe district of KwaZulu-Natal in 1975. The plant was a finalist in the KwaZulu-Natal Productivity Awards in 2016 – a further testament to the great work being done here. We’re committed to the bettering of the lives of our most valuable asset – our people. Whirlpool exists to create innovation that helps combine stylish appliances with intelligent technology that ultimately make the lives of consumers simpler.As we look to the future, KIC and Whirlpool remain committed to producing home appliances of superior quality – but more importantly we are excited and committed to play an ongoing role in the prosperity of South Africa and its incredible people.

Number of employees: 200
Number of active countries: 14

The research

Our comprehensive independent research revealed that Whirlpool SA provides exceptional employee conditions, nurtures and develops talent throughout all levels of the organisation and has demonstrated its leadership status in the HR environment, always striving to optimise its employment practices and to develop its employees.

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