Manager, Project Management

Date: Nov 22, 2021

Location: Apodaca, NLE, MX, 66634

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. 

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.



  • Delivery of new product development projects approved in platform planning phase. 

  • Recommendation for all gate approvals.

  • Delivery of project KPIs.

  • Embedment Project Management and WPD (Whirlpool Product Development) system tools, techniques and practices in the PLO (Project Leadership Office) community and project teams.




Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Manages cross-functional teams to deliver new product development projects in regional and/or global scale, taking projects from original concept, till final implementation and project release.

  • Takes ownership for project delivery results, Influencing cross-functionally to ensure smooth transition of projects to business owners.

  • Deeply understands and manages all processes and tools of WPD, being a reference inside the organization related to the product development system.  

  • Responsible for managing the project in the perspective of all knowledge areas: Project Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communications, Risk, Procurement, Stakeholder Management.

  • Leads the project team in all projects phases, since Initiation, passing through Planning, Control & Monitoring, Execution and Closure.

  • Collect project requirements from all stakeholders, managing trade-offs to meet project goals.

  • Properly use all the tools and processes defined by WPD and PLO.

  • Project leader is the voice of the project, the central point of contact that conducts project meetings, integration events,  status reports and gate approvals in all levels of the organization. 

  • Manages risks, developing plans to avoid, mitigate, transfer, accept or explore them along with project team.  

  • Manages changes guiding the team to request, analyse impact and probability, and make the go/no go decisions on change.

  • Registers, understand expectations, influences, reports project performance, collect and manage requirements of stakeholders.




Skills and experiences:

  • Bachelor's degree. 

  • Project Management Professional certified by PMI (PMP). 

  • Proven people leadership capabilities inside project teams responsible for delivering new products or services. 

  • Systemic vision - ability to see the high-level overview of the organization and effectively negotiate and implement decisions and/or actions that support strategy. 

  • Business acumen.

  • Problem solving.

  • Clear and consistent ability to motivate teams of people, cross-functionally, to collaborate on achieving project goals. 

  • Financial planning.

  • Integration Management - Performing the activities to identify, define, combine, unify, and coordinate the various processes and project management activities within the Project Management groups.

  • Cost Management.

  •  Management.

  • Procurement Management 

  • Stakeholder Management - 

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