Senior Hardware Design Engineer

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 49728
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. 
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This role in summary

This position of Senior Hardware Engineer is focused on designing embedded hardware solutions. The engineer will be a member of Whirlpool’s Electronics, Electrical Systems and Innovation Organization, a global team of close to 500 people developing cutting edge electronics for home appliances.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Develop and validate embedded hardware applications
  • Work with both global and regional teams
  • Select and integrate hardware modules to build embedded hardware applications.
  • Electronic/Electrical Circuit Model/Simulation
  • PCB Layout design and/or review
  • Component selection for hardware execution.
  • Prototype assembly, initial testing, debugging, and functional verification
  • Along with engineering & procurement staff, manage all communication with suppliers/manufacturers to define components supply chain and evaluate all results effectively.
  • Actively Participate on Technical Design Reviews
  • Project planning (Time, budget, samples, cost assessment, quality improvements, etc.)

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering.
  • 3+ years experience designing embedded hardware solutions including prototype bring up/debugging.
  • 2+ years experience with industry standards (UL and/or IEC), PCB Layout and circuit simulation tools.
  • 2+ years experience with Mixed-signal design and 32-bit microcontrollers.
  • 1+ years of design in Electromagnetic interference (EMI) and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC).

Preferred skills and experiences

  • Master of Science or Ph.D. in Engineering.
  • Communication and documentation skills.
  • Embedded software/firmware experience.
  • Power supply (SMPS, AC-DC AND DC-DC).
  • Experience with Cadence hardware development tools.
  • 6 sigma and A3 methodology.
  • Strategic Thinking, ability to create a strategy and a vision for the function (be a driver).
  • Great Electrical Engineering fundamentals.
  • Communication and negotiating skills.
  • Experience on microcontrollers selection and evaluation.



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