Whirlpool Analyst, Engineering in St. Joseph, Michigan

Analyst, Engineering

Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: St. Joseph, MI, US, 49085

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 30019

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

Whirlpool is seeking qualified candidates for an Analyst, Engineering role to work within the dishwashing platform team. This role works closely with platform teams, electronics, manufacturing, service, procurement and other roles within the Dishwashing Group while achieving the highest level of quality while driving optimized cost, design and process robustness, waste elimination through the use of Whirlpool Product Development (WPD) tools and methodologies

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement software configuration changes to meet Dishwasher project requirements

  • Develop and execute software validation test plans for setting files and complete product approval process for each setting file before release

  • Scope work required to deliver setting files for new models or model updates

  • Work closely with electrical system integrator, cycles engineers, algorithm engineers, and software team to ensure all features and functions are implemented, tested, defects logged and root cause identified

  • Work closely with system integrator, electrical system integrator, cycles engineer and the entire technical team on delivering product requirements on time

  • Accountable for the final release of software configuration documentation and prints, including SAP Bill of Material

  • Develop new and improve existing test methods and test plans for software validation

  • Utilize Six Sigma tools to develop and apply software algorithms globally for dishwashers

  • Responsible for continuous improvement of the full software development process including:

  • Software validation test methods and test plans reducing test cycle time and improving the ability to detect quality issues earlier in development.

  • Product specification and target setting

  • Software configuration documentation creation and release

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering

  • 2+ years’ experience in product development

Preferred Requirements

  • MS degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering

  • Experience with industry standard software languages, embedded software development, and tools

  • Experience with troubleshooting within an embedded system

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma tools is a plus

  • Project assessment and risk management skills

  • Experience managing projects in stage-gate process

  • Ability to work cross-functionally and globally

  • Effective communication and negotiating skills with the specific ability to interact with global team members


About us

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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