Senior Analyst, Global Deployment and Order Management

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022-2692

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 46793          

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees, and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit, and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. 


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Senior Analyst, Global Deployment and Order Management


This Role in Summary:

Whirlpool is seeking‌ ‌qualified‌ ‌candidates‌ ‌for‌ ‌a Senior Analyst, Global Deployment and Order Management ‌opening‌ ‌to‌ ‌join‌ ‌our‌ ‌Planning‌ ‌organization in Benton Harbor MI. 


Your Responsibilities Will Include:

Deployment Planning:

  • Manage finished goods inventory deployment for Kitchen-Aid small appliances.
  • Monitor inputs & outputs of the deployment planning system to facilitate optimal planning and error-free execution.
  • Maintain high levels of customer satisfaction by ensuring exceptional availability with minimum backorders.
  • Collaborate with global business units to troubleshoot availability issues, resolve supply/demand mismatches and provide expertise on inventory management solutions.
  • Perform supply chain due diligence for new product transitions and assist with ramp up/ramp down activities.
  • Track forecast/shipments/inventory trends and present insights and recommendations to business partners across all levels to aid decision making
  • Participate in the development & governance of Inventory Management processes.


Global Order Management:

  • Create, analyze and communicate monthly global open order reports.
  • Lead project to automate global open order reports in Tableau.
  • Maintain SAP planned orders for global regions.
  • Process customer orders per the global supply allocation.
  • Resolve order commit roadblocks to drive optimal levels of availability and order item fill rates.
  • Act as subject matter expert on all global order management projects
  • Maintain‌ ‌a‌ ‌consistent‌ ‌and‌ ‌effective‌ ‌communication‌ ‌process‌ ‌with‌ ‌process‌ ‌partners‌


Minimum‌ ‌Requirements:‌ ‌ ‌

  • ‌Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years of experience in Supply Chain, Logistics, Manufacturing, Operations or Procurement
  • Experience using Supply Chain SAP systems
  • Experience with Six Sigma or Tableau


Preferred Skills and Experiences:

  • Creating dashboards and reports in Tableau and Power Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Analytical‌ ‌&‌ ‌critical‌ ‌thinking‌ ‌skills‌
  • Understanding‌ ‌of‌ ‌Supply‌ ‌Chain‌ ‌concepts,‌ ‌processes‌ ‌, and‌ ‌procedures‌ ‌with‌ ‌the‌ ‌ability‌ ‌to‌ ‌Coach/Mentor‌ ‌others‌ ‌ ‌
  • Solve‌ ‌complex‌ ‌business‌ ‌problems‌ ‌and‌ ‌‌ ‌make‌ ‌decisions‌ ‌sometimes‌ ‌with‌ ‌limited‌ ‌data‌ ‌ ‌
  • Communication,‌ ‌leadership,‌ ‌organization,‌ ‌project‌ ‌management‌ ‌, and‌ ‌change‌ ‌management‌ ‌skills‌ ‌ ‌
  • Deliver‌ ‌results‌ ‌in‌ ‌a‌ ‌self-directed‌ ‌environment‌ ‌ ‌
  • ‌Customer‌ ‌focus‌ ‌ ‌
  • Understanding‌ ‌&‌ ‌application‌ ‌of‌ ‌Continuous‌ ‌Improvement‌ ‌tools‌ ‌&‌ ‌methodologies‌
  • Influence‌ ‌others‌ ‌to‌ ‌effectively‌ ‌lead‌ ‌challenging‌ ‌projects/initiatives‌ ‌ ‌
  • Work‌ ‌within‌ ‌a‌ ‌team‌ ‌and‌ ‌across‌ ‌functions‌s


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