Component Engineer

Requisition ID: 27591
Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World's Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.
Function Overview
We currently have a Component Engineer role open in our St. Joseph, MI location. In this role, you will be developing a complex subsystem (Modules set) for Engineering projects related to cooking appliances like cooktops, ovens and microwave ovens mainly for European and North American regions. You will leverage strong collaboration with other teams (e.g. mechanical, food scientists, electronics, etc.) and project partners during project development such as technical project leader, suppliers, procurement, manufacturing.
In this role, you will be responsible for electrical/electromechanical components design and development. You will support integration in product systems through prototypes, laboratory tests, activities for both prototypes, experimentation, and approvals following internal and regional normative standards. You will support benchmarking activities, experimentation, data analysis via statistical tools such as Six Sigma, Operational Excellence (OPEX), and will support intellectual property creation.
Job Responsibilities
Development and execution of Module/components on schedule and at required performance levels
Deliver cost and quality targets
Own engineering releases within the module (components)
Develop and capture knowledge required to deliver module level excellence
Align current capability of architecture/supplier/manufacturing/customer solutions to meet attribute targets (Project key performance indicators). Determine which current solutions are and are not capable of meeting attribute targets with current knowledge
Problem-solving activities
Support cross-functional activities
Teamwork in a cross-cultural environment as the best driver
Component level cross-functional cost, quality, and performance trade-offs
Component prioritization
Manage module/component development versus knowledge creation and capture prioritization
Minimum Requirements
Bachelor Degree in Engineering
1+ years of experience in control, electrical and/or electromechanical system design
Preferred Requirements
Degree concentrations of Electrical, Automation, Electronics, or Mechatronics Engineering
Experience in global teams and team skills such as influence and drive consensus
Good knowledge of thermodynamics
Good knowledge of project management
Critical thinking with exceptional problem-solving skills, able to work independently and in team global environments
Great communication skills, sense of urgency to deliver results
Strong potential to grow in the organization in technology or management
About Us
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world's leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing, and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit, and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.
At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.
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