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Engineering Planner - System Integration and Project Management

Date: Nov 21, 2020

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 39707

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.



This role has responsibility to Deliver Engineering Bill of Materials (BOM) for Product Development Phases, Plan & Coordinate Engineering Development Builds and Monitor Budget & Engineering Releases to achieve successful Engineering System Integration. Also, this role supports successful project management by tracking the project master schedule, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), and Capital register and Cost.



  • Develop/ Maintain & Deliver Product BOM for various product development stages in coordination with System Integrator and Other Process Partners.
  • Lead selection of Base Models, correctness of Add-Delete and Plan/ Track Specification releases incl Parts, Sub-Assemblies and BOM change notices (CNs)
  • Plan, Coordinate & Deliver Product validation Engineering Builds including Part by Part Tracking, Purchase Order (PO) Releases with Vendors and Model Shop Requests incl coordination with Manufacturing/ procurement teams.
  • Plan/ Forecast and Track Engineering Expenses for Product Development Projects.
  • Partner with literature personnel to ensure all user guides, literature and labels are managed and updated for production projects.
  • Develop & Track project master schedule, including follow-up on cross functional team members.
  • Maintain and report on action register activities.
  • Develop & Track project budget incl Capital Register
  • Track Sub Assembly/ parts development for production readiness, including part supplier selection, toolmaker selection, electronic Corrective Action Report (eCAR) approvals, tooling POs, tooling initiation to release, molder trials & PPAP for make and buy parts.
  • Develop/ Maintain and Propose overall Project KPI status on Monthly Basis/ Gates/ Milestones
  • Gather, organize, process, and communicate project data, including reports, obeya room and presentations
  • Support System integrator & project management for Risk Assessment & Mitigation plan development.
  • Support System Integrator/s, Project Manager/s, Architecture and Planning teams for Engineering & Project Planning & Analysis
  • 10% - 20% travel within United States



  • Bachelor’s degree in Thermodynamics or Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 2+ years’ experience in System Integration, Engineering Planning and Project Management



  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">4+ years of Engineering Planning & Project Management experience
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">PMI/PMP Certification
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Ability to work cross-functionally and influence others
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Strong team development, collaboration skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Results oriented
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Change agent
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Adaptable/Flexible  


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">About us

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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   


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.

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