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Date: Oct 12, 2018

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 26541 

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.

 

Function Overview

Whirlpool is seeking qualified candidates for an  Mechanical Engineer, Refrigeration Systems role to work within the cooling and ice water team, supporting the refrigeration engineering group. In this role you will design, develop and execute solutions to meet and exceed the needs of our customers for new product introduction, existing product improvements. This role works closely with Platform Teams, Manufacturing, Service, Procurement and other roles within the Refrigeration Engineering Group while achieving the highest level of quality while driving optimized cost, design and process robustness, waste elimination through the use of Whirlpool Product Development (WPD) tools and methodologies

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Component and Module development in refrigeration considering cooling & ice and water subsystem with system level tradeoffs.
  • Conduct lad experimentation for products and components using thermal chambers, wind tunnels, calorimeters, etc.
  • Analyze simulations related to the refrigeration system, heat transfer and air flow, Ice & water,
  • Develop cost reduction and quality improvement plans and helps in the development of new features and technologies
  • Develop Ice and water, refrigeration and air flow system designs
  • Technical knowledge for ice and water, cooling components and system interactions.
  • Work with a designer on the creation of new components and drawing
  • Create a testing plan for evaluating the new component

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 2+ years of product design

 

Preferred Requirements

  • MS degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Thermal sciences background or experience
  • Experience with HVAC, automotive, thermal components, etc.
  • Collaborative working style – able to work across a complex, matrices global organization
  • Detail oriented but also able to see the “big picture”
  • Enjoys challenges - need to be willing to roll up your sleeves and dig in to understand the drivers and identify potential problem solutions
  • Self-disciplined with high levels of motivation
  • Resourcefulness in accomplishing objectives and completing tasks
  • Outstanding organization, communication, and leadership skills
  • The desire to learn and grow

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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. 

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.


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