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Date: May 6, 2019

Location: NL, NLE, MX, 66634

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 32366 

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.

The ideal candidate will possess the right balance of strategic thought leadership, operational excellence, and commercial business acumen to develop solutions that optimize results for Whirlpool Corporation.  You will develop and execute a regional sourcing strategy that delivers a competitive advantage for the company’s current and future product portfolio. This position will engage cross functional stakeholders and utilize effective Supplier Relationship Management techniques to enhance commercial and operational performance.


Key responsibilities


  • Manage supply base and supplier relationships on a local, and regional level

  • Provide management for categories and multiple procurement projects

  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction are accomplished

  • Drive extraordinary results in meeting critical cost savings, quality, and service objectives

  • Drive change, compliance, and continuous improvement in the procurement of the commodity

  • Team focused - enjoys working on teams cross-functionally and proactively looks for opportunities to help others

  • Provide timely execution of earlier supplier selection into the product development cycle

  • Develop pricing agreements and systems contracts with suppliers.

  • Work in conjunction with business units and suppliers to identify continuous improvement opportunities as services are strategically sourced

  • Lead formal supplier performance management reviews, where applicable

  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, as well as related governmental laws and regulations to ensure purchasing activities are conducted within the parameters of each.

  • Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve both their individual and team contributions to achieve desired business results.


What you will bring


  • A minimum of 5+ years professional experience. Recent role concentration for sourcing, with specific accountability for negotiation and commercial outcomes in a supplier facing environment.

  • Experience or relevant industry knowledge in purchasing any direct or indirect commodity/category

  • Strong quantitative and data analysis skills

  • Strong project management and process improvement skills

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Problem solving experience in reducing total costs and improving processes

  • A strategic orientation with an ability to drive improvements throughout the organization.

  • Bilingual (English / Spanish)


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 65 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2018. 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, or find us on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.

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