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Analytical Chemist

Company: Whirlpool Corporation
Location: Benton Harbor
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 51151Whirlpool 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 summaryThe Analytical Chemist will be reporting to the Global Materials Validation Lab Manager as part of Whirlpool's Materials Engineering department. The primary function of this role is to apply advanced techniques and instrumentation to complex materials, to provide critical chemical insight into raw materials and components for Whirlpool globally.Your responsibilities will includeExecute thorough and timely chemical analysis to support new product launches, evaluate regulatory compliance, deep dive on production quality projects or contamination concerns, and other chemically complex areas as needed.Provide precise, technically sound, carefully documented output to process partners across organizations.Follow and/or develop a new test methodology for complex chemical needs.Explain complex chemical results clearly and concisely to a diverse range of internal customers.Follow lab safety standards, 5S guidelines, and best-in-class industry standards in chemical analysis.Minimum requirementsBachelor's Degree in Chemistry and applied laboratory experiencePreferred skills and experiencesBachelor's Degree in Chemistry or a closely related science and relevant experience.Self-directed work ethic and technical confidence as a subject matter expert in applied chemistry.Applied experience in polymer analysis preferred.Deep knowledge of chemical structures, properties and interactions applied to raw materials for home appliances including raw materials and processes, including metals, resins, coatings, glass and steel.Lean 5S laboratory management experience.Precise written and oral communication skills.Proficient with Google software.Experience with some of the following laboratory equipment: GC, IC, Microscopy, SEM-EDAX, FTIR, XRF, DSC, TGA, DMA. Experience with Chromatography, Thermal Analysis, Microscopy, Spectroscopy, in addition to basic material analysis is desired.Project management experience and Opex training is a plus.RSRWHAdditional InformationCompetitive Medical, Savings, and Retirement Benefits. A few key highlights include 401K Contribution Matching, Health Savings Account Plans, Flexible Spending Account Plans, Fertility Benefits, Parental and Caregiver Leave, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, AD&D and Financial Coaching Support, Employee Assistance Program, Expert Medical Opinion, and Telehealth Services, Legal PlanWellness Incentives, On-Site Health Facilities and Wellness Resources, Health Management Programs, and a Fitness Reimbursement Program, Mother's Room and Milk Stork Program for Nursing MothersEmployee Resource GroupsPaid time off and other family leave benefitsTuition / Reimbursement Assistance (for education, childcare, adoption/surrogacy)Relocation assistance available (if the home location is 50+ miles to the new work location)Onsite Childcare (St. Joseph / Benton Harbor locations)Agile Work Model (3 onsite days, 2 remote workdays) (St. Joseph / Benton Harbor locations)Connect 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 , Analytical Chemist, Other , Benton Harbor, Indiana

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