Senior Analyst, Global Deployment and Order Management

Date: Nov 24, 2021

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

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 48518       

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit, and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees, and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. 


Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and the Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.


This role in summary

Whirlpool is seeking qualified candidates 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 SAP systems 


Preferred skills and experiences

•    Analytical & critical thinking skills
•    Experience with Tableau
•    Understanding of Supply Chain concepts, processes, and procedures 
•    Experience with Six Sigma or other Lean Tools
•    Solve complex business problems and make decisions sometimes with limited data  
•    Communication, leadership, organization, project management, and change management skills  
•    Deliver strong 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 functions 


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