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Senior Analyst, Material Management

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Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Amana, IA, US, 52203

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 30882 

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 purpose of this role is to provide leadership of projects, govern continuous improvement initiatives and provide subject matter expertise for manufacturing systems and processes.  This role will also lead standardized work for NAR Material teams and support system issues and resolution.



  • Leading projects and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Governing enhancements, improvements and changes to business processes and manufacturing systems.
  • Leading change management strategies and activities.
  • Supporting the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) team.
  • Leading, implementing and governing standardized work.  
  • Supporting other areas of the business in projects that identify NAR Materials as a stakeholder.
  • Support system issues and work with GIS and business process owners on system changes/ and issue resolution, including testing.
  • Lead and provide Help Chain support
  • This role is also responsible for processes related to Inventory Planning & Management, Receiving, Master Data, Manufacturing Systems and Communications for Inventory Planning and Transportation.
  • 25% Travel Required




  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business, or Engineering
  • 1+ year of World Class Manufacturing experience




  • Project Management knowledge
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and supply chain concepts and parts flow.
  • Effective at developing and using standardized work.  
  • Strong communication skills
  • Supply Chain and Manufacturing Management experience
  • Knowledge of Industry Standards  
  • Understanding of lean concepts
  • Understands and employs basic change management methodology
  • Uses logic and problem-solving tools to develop plans to meet targets and look forward proactively and to prioritize
  • Can lead conversations with partners in a proactive, productive manner
  • Use of Google Tools (Google: Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms & Drawings).




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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