EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Whirlpool

Company/Organisation:
Whirlpool

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Miasto Lodz; Lodzkie; Centralny
Location of affected unit(s): Łódź

Company

Sector: Professional services
Legal, accounting, management, architecture, engineering, technical testing and analysis activities
69.20 - Accounting, bookkeeping and auditing activities; tax consultancy

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-10-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 05-10-2017
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

American home appliances producer Whirlpool has announced that it will create more jobs at its shared services centre in Łódź than it initially declared in March 2017. Currently, the company plans to create in total 300 positions what implies that additional 100 employees will be hired. The centre will provide back office services in 20 languages to company’s units operating in EMEA region. Whirlpool has decided to consolidate all financial operations and relocate them from its units in Dehli (India), Dublin (Ireland) and Fabriano (Italy) to Łódź. Whirlpool has been operating in Łódź for 18 years; currently, the company employs about 3,000 people in the city.