Whirlpool Engineering Rotational Leadership Development (WERLD) Program- Full Time, July 2022

Date: Nov 30, 2021

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

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

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 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.

The Full Time Program:
The Whirlpool Engineering Rotational Leadership Development (WERLD) program is one of our most successful and longest running programs. WERLD is focused on developing a strong engineering foundation in order to prepare participants for the variety of career paths available within Whirlpool's Global Product Organization. Program participants benefit from impactful assignments, global team projects, integrated training, and formal coaching and mentoring programs over the course of this 3-5 year experience. 


Your Day-to-Day Within the Program:
Assignments in the program will focus on development in these spaces:

  • Introduction to engineering and technology from a global product perspective
  • 3 rotations of 6-12 months each in project areas such as: 
    • Product Development
    • Research & Development
    • Systems Engineering
    • Product Approval and Testing Laboratories
    • Consumer Science
    • Engineering Capability
    • Product Quality
    • Manufacturing
  • Opportunity to learn Lean Six Sigma and apply techniques
  • Leadership, technical, and cross-functional competency development


Other benefits of the program include:

  • Opportunity for a performance-based 1 year international assignment in one of our many technology research centers around the world
  • Sponsorship and funding opportunity for continuing education for a technical Master's degree after the 3 rotations are completed
  • Access to the engineering rotational program alumni network of 30+ years


Your Background and Experience:


Required Background and Experience-

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree with plans to graduate in Fall of 2021 or Spring of 2022,with a concentration in Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering/Science or relevant engineering field
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher


Preferred  Background and Experience-

  • Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.2/4.0 or higher
  • Ability to apply engineering theory to practical problems and demonstrated technical ability through project work (internships, research, design projects, clubs)
  • Demonstrated deep technical ability through classwork and project work 
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts at a high level and in depth
  • Actively involved in campus or community activities and organizations, preferably in leadership roles
  • Demonstrated critical thinking ability and systems engineering mindset to solve challenging problems
  • Ability to work with and lead teams
  • “Own It” Attitude- self motivated to drive for differentiated results
  • Displays influential leadership potential

Please note: All candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the job will be asked to complete our online behavioral assessment, Plum, as a next step in the recruitment process. 

For this position, Whirlpool Corporation will not sponsor visas for candidates at this time.Get to know more about our programs at https://www.whirlpoolcareers.com/work-with-us-ca-students/

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