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(GPO) Product Engineering

Date: Apr 20, 2021

Location: Apodaca, NLE, MX, 66634

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 43525 

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.


Product Engineering

Level: Analyst, Engineering

Location: Apodaca, Nuevo León, Mx


The Basics

Engineering Analyst, placed in Monterrey/Mx to lead or give support to product engineering team for:

  • Release engineering changes in new product development

  • Lead cost reduction projects for refrigeration products

  • Lead quality improvement projects for refrigeration products

  • Manage Regulatory plan with government to keep production certificates

  • Daily support with Factory in order to cover production issues or emergencies.

  • Budget expenses administration


What you will do/ Your day to day

  • Work closely with the product engineering team to lead and participate on cost reduction initiatives and pipeline generation

  • Participate on manufacturing plant reviews for quality and day-to-day support in order to provide proper engineering support on requested issues

  • Lead cost opportunity projects

  • Lead quality activities and support requested by Plant

  • Ensure factory productivity by resolving factory issues associated with product design in alignment with subsystem teams

  • Identify and capture efficiency opportunities through product design improvements 

  • Seamless integration of final manufactured products from Concept through Production Validation for all projects 

  • Maintenance of business (MOB) associated with factory emergencies (triage). Troubleshoot issues found during production

  • MOB associated with factory productivity opportunities. Partnering with subsystem, procurement, marketing and manufacturing teams to identify design, manufacturing process and assembly improvements that will drive cost take out and improve quality. 

  • Lead basic project design objectives and the selection of design approaches. Coordinate design, documentation, and transition to production activities related to new product design and development. 

  • Provide status reports and attend design review and pre production activities as appropriate.  


Background and Experiences

  • Degree in Engineering

  • 2-4 years Engineering & Technical experience

    • Proven development and execution experience

    • Project management

  • Proficiency in manufacturing process technology acumen, especially within platform family

  • Proficiency in FMEA, PFMEA and knowledge about Opex tools 

  • Good Communication skills to different audiences (engineering and manufacturing, marketing, procurement)

  • Ability to work cross-functionally and influence others, driving consensus


It's a Must to have: 

  • Have advanced or Fluent level of English (international experience required)

  • Knowledge of CAD/CAE tools and drawing technical analysis

  • Previous experiences with project management/execution/ planning or financial planning


It's Welcome to have:

  • Any additional European language

  • Previous experience with refrigerations systems


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