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(GPO) Product Development Engineer

Date: Apr 26, 2021

Location: Apodaca, NLE, MX, 66634

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 43299 

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. 

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Product Development Engineer

Area: GPO

Locacion: Apodaca, Nuevo León, Mx


Function Overview

Whirlpool is looking for a Product Development Engineer for our Laundry Structures and Package team. The engineer will be responsible for global Laundry Mechanical Structures and Package subsystem deliverables, including development, execution, verification and validation, working with global cross functional teams during various phases of projects and across various technologies such as structural mechanics, sheet metal design, EPS design, rubber, etc. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Drive New Product Development / Cost QualityCost&Quality projects for the Laundry business with a focus on structural parts (Cabinet) and  packaging components

  • Responsibility for the technical specification for all Cabinet and Package components

  • Lead the development approval, having interface with simulation and laboratory teams

  • Lead projects doing a Interaction with many differents areas of the company

  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously and drive them to implementation using the project management tools by closely working with design, product approval, manufacturing, assembling and interface teams.

  • Concept  development, design creation, concept evaluation & selection, verification & validation and implementing into production.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical / Production / Automobile Engineering or related field

  • 3+ years of experience in product development in related field

  • Proficiency in English language (Read, write and speak)

  • Structural knowledge and hands on experience in problem solving

  • Hands on experience in any drawing review (stackup and tolerance)

  • Strong project management skills with ability to manage multiple projects parallely

  • Team player

  • Result oriented

  • Strong sense of accountability and personal commitment. 

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.  This includes the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of Whirlpool’s organization


Preferred Requirements

  • Masters degree with related experience would be a plus.

  • Opex/Six Sigma experience.

  • Soft skill: Communication thoughts the global organization / Summary report project

  • Knowledge of Risk Management and Project Management


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