Project Engineer - Mechanical and Thermal

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Biandronno, VA, IT, 21024

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

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 Mission

Project Engineer is mainly responsible for designing components and product subassemblies. This figure takes part of the global BI Structure & Thermal Subsystem, being in this role candidate will work on product development for all Whirlpool locations.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting and working for the project through all project phases
  • Solving problems and finding reliable technical solutions for the application
  • Creating ideas for new designs, cost reduction and quality improvement projects
  • Supporting lifecycle development of the product / product group
  • Creating and maintaining documentation, taking on technical and design responsibility
  • Cooperating with other functions (marketing, design, industrial engineering)
  • Supporting Product Specification based on released documentation and validated tests
  • Initiating and following-up on patent analysis and identifying ideas for patents
  • Preparing and participating in design reviews
  • Support team, delivering CAD models for Finite Element Analysis 

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Master/Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering/Thermal Engineering
  • At least 2 years of experience in the same or very similar role
  • Drawing experience and GD&T application (tolerance definition and analysis)
  • Knowledge of dFMEA, DVP, 6SIGMA tools
  • Knowledge and working experience in injection molding and sheet metal forming processes
  • Knowledge in tooling construction
  • Knowledge in simulation analysis (Finite Element Analysis, CFD) is an advantage
  • Experience in component/product development with 3D CAD modeling (Creo/Parametric preferred)

 

 

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at whirlpoolcorp.com


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