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Date: Dec 6, 2018

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

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 26804 

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.

Job Description

  • Support Commodity Strategy and deliver actions to secure best cost, quality, and delivery for Whirlpool Corporation products.
  • Lead & support supplier negotiations, Target Cost activities, RFQs (business reallocations, projects and new businesses) and Forecast activities
  • Methodically exit a supplier relationship (SBR- supplier business reduction- strategy).


Function Overview
Deliver the North American Region (NAR) commodity strategy for Stampings (Steel team).  Develop and manage the business relationship between Whirlpool and Suppliers across all product categories within the Global Strategic Sourcing organization supporting manufacturing plants in US & Mexico. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering
  • 2+ years of sourcing, procurement experience


Preferred Requirements

  • Experience in drafting and negotiating contract terms for local, national and international agreements
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Excellent organization, prioritization, project management, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management and other colleagues and demonstrate initiative, mature judgment, great customer service orientation, and the ability to anticipate the needs of the organization.
  • Ability to take direction, work independently, and perform detailed work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; handle multiple projects simultaneously; and ensure tasks are completed and deadlines are met as required.
  • Effective  interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solving skills



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. 

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