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Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 32668 

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.




Contract Review Specialist


Function Overview

Currently we are seeking qualified candidates for a Contract Review Specialist opening on our North America Region (NAR) Finance Shared Services team. The Contract Review Specialist is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day processing of Multi-Family and Single-Family builder contracts, while building and maintaining relationships with internal and external process partners and customers.  This role is a great opportunity for exposure to Whirlpool Sales and Legal processes and systems.


Job Responsibilities

  • Review proposed contract documents to identify issues and mitigate risk and cost to Whirlpool while providing the customer with a positive experience to promote future business.
  • Modify agreements and/or prepare addendums; negotiate contracts and/or agreements to comply with Whirlpool Contract Policy.
  • Keep informed of current laws, regulations and developments in a variety of areas relevant to construction code and law.
  • Advise process partners on contract requirements pertinent to operations to assist in meeting business objectives.
  • Procure insurance certificates through broker according to contractual obligations.
  • Mentor less experienced team members.
  • Resolve customer issues to enhance and build relationships internally and externally.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree


Preferred Requirements

  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Understanding of key legal terms relevant to corporate contracts.
  • Sound judgement, good communication and organizational skills, and sufficient diplomacy and tact to deal effectively with all customers and professional relationships.
  • Worked in a matrixed organization and have built constructive and effective relationships.
  • Proven thought leadership and experience influencing diverse groups of stakeholders.
  • Experience in the builder industry: contracts, project management, transactions.
  • Legal experience in understanding and interpreting language.
  • Experience creating a negotiating plan and leading negotiation efforts on purchase agreements and/or vendor contracts.




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.


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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