(GPO) Product Development Engineer(Analyst)

Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Apodaca, NLE, MX, 66634

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 42344 

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 Product Development Engineer(Analyst)


Function Overview

Whirlpool is looking for a Product Development Engineer for our Mexico, Monterrary (CETEC) Refrigeration team. The engineer will be responsible for global Mechanical structures sub system delivery including development, verification, and execution; working with global cross-system teams during various phases of projects and across various technologies such as structural mechanics, foaming, thermal sealing etc. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Drive the New product development, Cost and quality projects in the refrigeration field. 

  • Design & Develop plastic and sheet metal components in Refrigerators.

  • Drive new product design and development projects from concept development to execution. (Conceptualization, Design, Testing, Implementation)

    • Concept  development & conversion into design, Concept evaluation & selection

    • Fine tuning of concept (Hand calculations, Fit & Finish, Material selection, Design for Mfg/Design for Assembly)

    • System level requirement, FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis), DVP&R(Design Validation Plan and Report) , Six Sigma (OPEX Operational Excellence Tools- Thought Map, Product Map), GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing) Stack up, Drawing review, Usage of Pro/e tools 

    • Understanding and reviewing reports of ANSYS, Mold flow, etc.

    • System engineering tool to develop the design 

  •  Drive New Product Development ( NPD) and Maintenance of Business (MOB) projects ensuring that the existing tool base is technically supported and Interaction with Cross Functional Team

  • Overall Coordination of NPI, Cost and quality projects with focus on technical solutions and deliverables

  • Own roadmaps and strategy plans around specific Structures Module and attribute Strategie

  •  Availability for travel; regional (once a quarter on average) /international (once a year on average)

  • Administrative functions: Training,Team Building, NPI and Cost quality project Coordination etc.


Minimum Requirements

●        Bachelor Degree in an Engineering discipline 

●        3+ years of experience in engineering, New product Development


Preferred Requirements 

●        Bachelor or Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Material science

●        1+ years of experience in requirements engineering and management

●        Experience in the field of Automotive, Aerospace, Heavy industries,  Appliance,HVAC industries.

●        Preferred though not mandatory -Certified Reliability Engineer, AVS (Associate Value Specialist) Certified, System Engineering Certification.

●       Problem-solving approach with OPEX (Operational Excellence) or Six Sigma certification

●       Hands-on experience in the design and development of appliance products 

●        Experience facilitating effective communication across cross-functional teams ranging from highly technical resources to business resources and spread out over North America, Asia, and Europe



Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at whirlpoolcorp.com.

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