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Date: Aug 3, 2019

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 22564 

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.

Analyst, Electrical Engineering


Function Overview:

Improve and maintain field-oriented and direct torque control algorithms embedded in our products globally. Develop, maintain and improve motor control software architecture to ensure fast and efficient execution of motor control projects. Provide coaching and mentoring to those in this domain along with overall leadership in this space company-wide.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Translate technical/sub-system attribute targets into module/component targets.
  • Plan motor control activities aligned with project need and timing.
  • Work with motor and platform engineers to drive appropriate tradeoffs to deliver subsystem level attribute targets.
  • Use appropriate tools and test methods to ensure fully functional and robust motor control software prior to integration into platforms.
  • Create modules/libraries and facilitate reuse of knowledge globally.
  • Collaborate across functional and geographic boundaries to leverage global knowledge and deliver winning solutions.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience in creating and integrating core motor control algorithms for permanent magnet motors and controlled induction motors into products.


Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Motor Control preferred.
  • Ph.D. Degree is preferred.
  • In-depth understanding of electrical machines particularly Permanent Magnet (Brushless Direct Current) BLDC and (Brushless Alternating Current) BLAC.
  • Extensive experience designing and implementing motor control methodologies particularly Field Oriented and Direct Torque controls
  • Understanding of higher level control schemes such as feedback, feedforward, and model predictive control.
  • Proficiency in embedded C programming and debugging tools.
  • Proficiency in Matlab /Simulink tools and familiarity with (Software in the Loop) SIL, (Model in the Loop) MIL, (Processor in the Loop) PIL, (Hardware in the Loop) HIL methodologies.
  • FMEA, requirements management, project management, problem-solving methodologies, and tools.
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional and global team.
  • Good communication and self-management skills.



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. 


At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 


Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.

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