Whirlpool System Integrator - Platform Engineering in Amana, Iowa

System Integrator - Platform Engineering

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Amana, IA, US, 52204

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 27105

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.


The System Integrator - Platform Engineering will manage system integration of projects in Production Development Projects and ensure product development activities are completed on time, meeting all requirements, including cost, quality & performance targets to support the project plans and project execution. Responsible for system level design/cost/quality/time trade-offs and technical decision making for issue resolution within the project/product plan guardrails. Lead technical design reviews for project to provide an assessment of whether the project is within the architecture/project/product plan guardrails by working with key development team members (e.g. Subsystem teams, Validation and Verification (V&V) Engineer, Project Leader) and by consulting with key architecture development team members when necessary (e.g. System Architect, Subsystem SMEs, V&V Strategist). Responsible to drive full system validation through use of predictive validation methodologies in concept, design and product validation stages. Responsible for driving Product Leadership through the Whirlpool Product Development process.


  • Accountable to ensure variant-specific engineering bills of material (EBOMs) have proper configuration management and align to project charter and architecture definition

  • Drive simulation of virtual prototypes and build of physical prototypes per V&V Plan

  • Partner with the Systems Engineer and Subsystem Engineers to ensure requirements are consistent, complete and approved as per the project plan

  • Partner with the V&V Engineer to ensure verification and validation results are complete and approved as per the project plan

  • Partner with the V&V Engineer to document total expected variation to +/- 3 sigma distribution for each attribute

  • Designate high contributing factors toward each function as a Special Characteristic

  • Drive the measurement and documentation of the special characteristics on physical prototypes

  • Drive closure of Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (dFMEA) action plans and updated Occurrence & Detection, based on Concept and Design Validation data and functional performance stacks


  • Bachelors in Thermodynamics or Mechanical Engineering

  • 7+ years Project Engineering & Technical Design Experience

  • 5+ years Product Design Development, Production Process Development


  • Master’s in Thermodynamics or Mechanical Engineering

  • Project development and execution experience

  • Project management

  • System integration

  • Exceptional systems thinker with INCOSE ASEP or CSEP Certification* (or equivalent, can be obtained within role)

  • Ability to work cross-functionally and influence others

  • Technical coaching abilities


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.

Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids

Nearest Secondary Market: Iowa City

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