Whirlpool

As a team member at Whirlpool, you know Southwest Michigan has garnered recognition as one of the most affordable regions in the nation and one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live. Our region offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living that is unsurpassed. This seven-county region provides the opportunity to have a meaningful career with one of our innovative companies without the drawbacks of traffic congestion, long commutes, or unaffordable housing. You know firsthand about the vibrant, artistic communities, family-friendly entertainment options, and over 80 public access lakes — AND Lake Michigan.

Southwest Michigan is a place of endless options to work, live, and play. We want to help you find your next professional opportunity, so you can THRIVE right here at home!

There are many companies in the seven counties that are Southwest Michigan that are seeking experienced, talented individuals. If you are interested in exploring opportunities in companies, please complete the form below.

We want to help you Thrive in Southwest Michigan

We will reply to you with a list of companies that align with your talent and provide a contact for your to connect with.

Regional partners here to help YOU

Berrien County

Arthur Havlicek

President & CEO
Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber
ahavlicek@smrchamber.com

Branch County

Audrey Tappenden

Director
Branch County Economic Growth Alliance
atappenden@coldwater.org

Calhoun County

Heather Ignash

Economic Development Specialist
Battle Creek Unlimited
ignash@bcunlimited.org

Cass County

Julia Wall

Economic Development Coordinator
Market Van Buren
269-215-4861
marketvanburen.org

Kalamazoo County

Petey Stephanak

Senior Director | Talent and Workforce Development
Southwest Michigan First
269-553-9588
peteys@southwestmichiganfirst.com

St. Joseph County

Petey Stephanak

Senior Director | Talent and Workforce Development
Southwest Michigan First
269-553-9588
peteys@southwestmichiganfirst.com

Van Buren County

Julia Wall

Economic Development Coordinator
Market Van Buren
269-215-4861
marketvanburen.org