New Projects Procurement Specialist (Project Buyer)

Date: Nov 26, 2021

Location: Biandronno, VA, IT, 21024 Fabriano, AN, IT, 60044

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.

Job mission

Support New Product Readiness and Project Managers by executing NPR activities in accordance with the delivery requirements.  Support current product cost reduction and quality improvement activities through direct supplier management and project execution.

Your task in the role will include 

  • Support Project requirements through support of new components introduction.  Work in autonomous way with cross-functional counterparts to achieve smooth new model start-up
  • Lead and execute New Products Readiness confirmation activities with supply base and report results to Project Managers
  • Execute cost reduction and quality improvement activities on component level 
  • Work within the cross functional team to execute new model transition from the design process to mass production.


Background and experiences

  • Master’s technical degree or degree in Economics or Management
  • 2+ years of relevant working experience in procurement, engineering or supplier Quality.. International experience or experience in multinational company is a plus.
  • Fluent English is mandatory, Italian is a plus
  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets is required. SAP knowledge is a plus.
  • Availability to travel minimum 1 week per month without constrictions
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Ability to quickly build strong rapport and relationships with internal process partners and suppliers
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Team working skills
  • Ability of multitasking and prioritizing activities with strict deadlines 

Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation 

See what it's like to work at Whirlpool by visiting Whirlpool Careers. Additional information about the company can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

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