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Lead Engineer

Company: Whirlpool Corporation
Location: Benton Harbor
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 55689
Whirlpool 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 2021, the company reported approximately $22 billion in annual sales, 69,000 employees and 54 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 Manager, Engineering opening to join our Refrigeration group. This role will be located at our Benton Harbor, MI location.
Employees in this role can work a hybrid schedule of three core days in office and two days remote. This enables employees to come together to collaborate in-person and gives employees the added flexibility to work remotely
Your responsibilities will include

  • Responsible for global ice & water attribute roadmap, including ice & water test specification update & release, competency training material preparation, ice & water innovation management, and university collaboration in ice & water advance projects

  • Lead key advance development projects for the innovation of ice & water system

  • Design for cooling & ice making systems in refrigeration. Validate the performance with experiential testing and simulation tools.

  • Work with the suppliers to develop the capability of performance and quality delivery for the ice-making system.

  • Work with a cross-functional team to ensure integration at product level and manufacturing.

  • Define ice & water system level design requirements and DFMEA.

  • Conducting technical design reviews for generated concepts.

  • Get component & system level approval for new concepts from internal product approval, safety & codes team also from external agencies if required.

  • Drive projects till implementation with help of counterparts at manufacturing locations in North America region

    Minimum requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree Mechanical or Chemical Engineering

    • 6+ years of engineering experience in commercial or home appliances

      Preferred skills and experiences

      • Master's or PHD in Mechanical Engineering

      • OPEX Black Belt

      • Experience in Project Management

      • Experience using CAD

      • Knowledge of Ice & Water system design

      • Knowledge of Cooling system design

        Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation
        See 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 , Lead Engineer, Engineering , Benton Harbor, Indiana

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