Senior Analyst - System Integration

Date: Nov 2, 2021

Location: Biandronno, VA, IT, 21024

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.

 

 

What a typical day or week looks like in this role

  • You will be a system integrator in product development projects of Whirlpool appliances
  • You will work with cross functional stakeholders such as Planning, Engineering, Quality, Marketing, Manufacturing, Consumer Design.
  • You will discuss with the Marketing and Planning teams the project scope, owning the initial study phase and creating the project schedule.
  • You will manage the engineering team activities in order to execute the plan according to committed scope.  It will be your task to make design trade-offs in order to meet all stakeholder needs. 
  • You will have a wide variety of day to day activities involving regular project meetings, project builds, product approval requests and expenses tracking.

 

What are your responsibilities

  • Manage engineering team activities on assigned Production Development Projects
  • Support System Integration Leads in platform operations.
  • Ensure product development activities are completed on time, meeting all requirements, including cost, quality & performance targets.
  • Define System level design/cost/quality/time trade-offs and technical issue resolution within the project/product plan guardrails
  • Drive full system validation through use of predictive validation methodologies
  • Deliver Product Leadership through the Whirlpool Product Development process, including the following:
    • Set product level requirements
    • Verify and document Special Characteristics
    • Ensure that engineering designs are delivered according to plan (BOM, CAD, Drawings)
    • Drive closure of dFMEA
    • Be responsible for APQP deliverables for the engineering function 
    • Lead project technical reviews
    • Own the test plan and the timely approval of the product
    • Plan and ensure execution of builds, from Concept phase to Pilot.
    • Weekly status updates to the system integration leader.
    • Use of project management skills and tools

 

What you need to Succeed

  • Engineering Master Degree
  • 5-10 years Project Engineering & Technical Design Experience
  • Proven experience in product development
  • Proven technical project management experience
  • Ability to work cross-functionally within a large organization
  • Ability to build consensus over complex cross-functional matters
  • System architecture design experience preferred
  • Exceptional system thinking with preferred INCOSE ASEP or CSEP Certification

 

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