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(GPO) Site Engineer (Senior Analyst, Engineering)

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Date: Apr 4, 2019

Location: Apodaca, NLE, MX, 66634

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 30883 

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.


Site Engineer

(Product Engineering)


Reporting to: Engineering  Manager

Location: Apodaca/MX (CETEC)




The Basics

Site Engineer, lead or give support to product engineering changes in new product development, cost reduction projects, quality improvement, regulatory plan with government and daily support with Factory in order to cover production issues or urgencies.


Vacancy is located in NAR region (MX - Monterrey) and will join a team of 12 people responsible for cost reduction and quality improvement program for existing products sold in NAR market. Whirlpool employs approximately 24,000 people, has a sales presence in 35 markets and 15 manufacturing and technology research centers in 8 countries.


This opportunity is located in Monterrey Engineering Center, US,, and it is part of the Global Engineering Organization for product development, that aims to support people development and product leadership development across the organization.



  • Support product cost and quality activities through execution

  • Safe and reliable product launches. De-risked by setting the right requirements and adequate product testing

  • Identify and capture efficiency opportunities through product design improvements

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


Key Activities and Responsibilities

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

  • Develop design concepts from verbal, written, or physical descriptions and/or specifications while applying Design for Manufacture and Design for Assembly concepts.  

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

  • Prepare engineering notices and structure bills of material for assemblies

  • Work with internal and external tool makers, fabricators, and process partners to optimize designs and assemblies.

  • Responsible for design/cost/quality/time trade-offs and issues within the project/product plan guardrails  

  • Identifies the verification  methods (physical or virtual) that will ensure the product and subsystems are meeting the requirements  identified by the project team and applicable regulations.

  • Maintenance of business associated with factory productivity opportunities. Partnering with subsystem, cost & quality and manufacturing teams to identify design, manufacturing process and assembly improvements that will drive cost out and improve quality.


Minimum Competencies/ Education Requirements/Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Engineering Degree

  • 5 + years of Project Management or related work experience

  • Proficient English



  • Problem solving

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

  • Proficiency in FMEA, PFMEA and Opex tools.

  • Good Communication skills to different audiences (engineering, manufacturing and line employees)

  • Multi-tasking


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.

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