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Model-Based Controls Design Engineer

Company: Whirlpool Corporation
Location: Benton Harbor
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 49144Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers.Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World's Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.This role in summary Whirlpool is seeking qualified candidates for a Model-Based Controls Design Engineer in Benton Harbor, MI in the Control Systems Department for Electronics and Electrical Systems Organization. This position will report to a senior manager and will be responsible to design and deliver algorithms using simulation-based techniques across multiple platforms.Your responsibilities will include Work with engineers in the team to develop standard documentation for the algorithm architecture using SysML diagrams as applicable for every new project/algorithm. Collaborate with a cross-functional team for inputs.Assist in decomposing system-level requirements to Software requirements using closed-loop simulation capabilities with plant models and or with experimental analysis using products.Experience with modeling and tuning PID controller in multiple applications can model and develop logic using complex controls ( MIMO, SISO, observer-based models, classical and digital controls )Develop algorithms and test implementations using Matlab/Simulink. Use a model-based software development approach that utilizes both graphical and traditional software development methods.Design digital and standard filters to perform signal conditioning of various sensors in different applications.Generate C code from models using auto-code generation tools and configuration. Confident about C programming and embedded software/.Should be able to test/debug software using models and system hardware.Work closely with firmware engineers, system integrators, and product platform engineers to ensure algorithms meet the customers' and products' needs and requirements.Collaborating with cross-functional and cross-regional teamsBe able to run experimental activities in the lab (instrumentation, test, and data acquisition) in order to validate the algorithm's capability and robustness.Be able to assist the team to create automation in the modeling/ simulation and code generation domain is a plus. Using automation techniques in python or C or Matlab scripts.Minimum requirementsMasters in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, or Controls Engineering with a focus on controls systems2+ years professional experience in controls algorithm development using Matlab/SimulinkPreferred skills and experiencesPhD in the area of Control SystemsSimulink (2+ yrs) applied to Model Based Control Design V ProcessProgramming Languages: advanced C/C++ (Embedded C experience is also desired)Controls Design and Estimators (ex. Machine learning based algorithms, Kalman filter, Model Predictive Control, Parameter Estimation, Advanced Estimators, etc---)Plant modeling development with Modelica language and interface of modelica models with SimulinkRapid prototyping techniques to validate controls (for instance: NI - Labview, DSpace systems, etc..)Other tools and processes (ex.Green belt six sigma / Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) /5 why analysis/ )RSRWHConnect with us and learn more about Whirlpool CorporationSee what it's like to work at Whirlpool by visiting Whirlpool Careers. Additional information about the company can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Whirlpool Corporation, South Bend , Model-Based Controls Design Engineer, Engineering , Benton Harbor, Indiana

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