Senior Sourcing Analyst

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 43919 

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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Function Overview

Whirlpool is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Senior Sourcing Analyst. The role will be located at our Riverview Campus in Benton Harbor, MI. The Senior Analyst, Procurement shall be the main interface between Whirlpool and Supply Base for the packaging commodity.  The Senior Analyst is expected to manage the total performance of his/her commodities and supplier portfolio. This role is responsible to deliver financial results for the commodity, drive sourcing process and lead supplier selection for current and future businesses. You are also expected to support cross functional stakeholders and key initiatives to achieve operational excellence and product leadership.


Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the business relationship between Whirlpool and its Suppliers of the assigned commodity(ies)/suppliers, within our Global Strategic Sourcing organization (contract negotiations, supplier issue resolution, performance management, supplier cost reductions, purchase order creation, and management)
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategy for assigned commodities and suppliers (sourcing execution and supplier selection)
  • Evaluate suppliers on cost, quality, delivery, and other information to determine the viability of suppliers
  • Forecast Financials on a monthly basis and identify, develop and execute projects for your assigned commodity(ies)
  • Lead/support various process partner needs (like Engineering & Technology, Product Development, Marketing, etc.) needs within assigned commodity(ies)
  • Drive extraordinary results in meeting critical revenue, cost, quality, delivery, and service objectives
  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction are accomplished in all work streams


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+ year(s)  of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, or Engineering
  • 2+ year(s)  of experience in Contract Negotiations


Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or Business Management
  • 2+ years of experience in  Purchase Order creation and Management
  • Demonstrated practical use of supplier management and sourcing principles
  • Negotiation, conflict resolution, and management skills
  • Ability to quickly build strong rapport and relationships with internal process partners and suppliers
  • Strong analytical and computer-related skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple key activities
  • Strong potential and work ethic for future growth





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