(GPO) Performance Engineer Jr

Date: Jun 25, 2021

Location: Apodaca, NLE, MX, 66634

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 43652 

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. 

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.



Performance Engineer

Team: Performance, GPO / Laundry

Location: Monterrey, Mexico

Level: Analyst


Function Overview

The Performance  Engineer - Analyst positions will be located on the Cycle Design Team, within the Performance Subsystem team - Laundry. The Engineer will be responsible for the delivery of algorithms, logic, and cycle designs that enable the compliance with global requirements, and integrate seamlessly with the component modules for new and existing laundry products. This engineer will work to develop, integrate, and execute algorithms in conjunction with technology to deliver outstanding performance for washing machines and tumble dryers. This global role offers endless opportunities to work on all types of global designs and provides numerous experiences to help you learn and grow in your career.


Job Responsibilities

  • Wash Systems modules and algorithm development for washing machines

  • Dry Systems modules and algorithm development for tumble dryers

  • Optimize appliance performance through module development and parameterization

  • Support the module technology roadmaps, including complexity reduction, attribute requirements, and cost & quality initiatives

  • Understand the critical module parameters that contribute to the system level attribute requirements (functional decomposition)

  • Understanding of physics, with a key focus on thermodynamics and fluid dynamics that govern the washer and dry systems

  • Support new product design from concept development to execution

  • Develop multiple concepts and utilize Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), design verification plans (DVP), and risk management tools to assist in decision performance attributes

  • Develop new, and improve upon existing, test methodologies and test plans for performance verification and validation

  • Effectively develop and capture knowledge required to deliver module level excellence

  • Support of marketing claims development and validation


Minimum Requirements

  • B.S. in Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronic, Aeronautical, Electronics, or Computer Engineering

  • 2+ years in Appliance / Consumer Goods Industry Experience or relevant Industry.


Preferred Requirements 

  • Masters degree with related experience would be a plus

  • Black Belt/Opex/Six Sigma experience

  • Basic knowledge of Risk Management, and Project Management

  • Ability to apply fundamental physics to design and analyze fluid and thermal systems.

  • Strong sense of accountability and personal commitment.

  • Critical thinking, issue follow-up and resolution skills


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