Cost and Quality Planning, Senior Analyst

Date: May 12, 2022

Location: St. Joseph, MI, US, 49085

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 52553 


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 2021, the company reported approximately $22 billion in annual sales, 69,000 employees and 54 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.

This role in summary

Whirlpool is seeking qualified candidates for the a Cost and Quality Planning, Senior Analyst. The role is locates at our St. Joseph Tech Center in MI, The Cost and Quality Planning, Senior Analyst creates and manages the cost and quality portfolio for the NAR Dryers and Commercial Laundry Platform.

Your responsibilities will include


  • Integrates and leads the creation of the  Cost & Quality projects portfolio.
  • Interacts with the technical area (Subsystem teams) being responsible for the new projects activation and supports in the resources allocation;
  • Consolidates Cost and Quality indicators (Cash Flow, Carry Over, Payback, Capex, Budget, SIR)
  • Leads monthly closings and accounting impacts for cost and quality projects.
  • Generates reports & presentations for the leadership (goal x result, key projects, support needed, and project prioritization).
  • Works in Continuous improvement projects and process standardization.
  • Is the focal Point with Controlling, Finance, P4G, Procurement, Production Planning and Manufacturing teams.
  • Establishes and monitors Cost and Quality targets and drives actions for deviations.
  • Analyzes BOM in order to support with project scoping and idea generation
  • Plans and leads DFV workshops to build project pipelines for Cost and Quality projects.

Minimum requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2+years of experience in project management or cost and quality projects

Preferred skills and experiences


  • Strong Analytical skills - intellectually curious
  • Proactive and able to break down barriers in a positive way to engage cross functional team in delivering
  • challenging projects
  • Great communication skills at all levels of the business
  • Able  to synthesize information into clear, concise messages in a compelling manner
  • Outstanding Spreadsheets abilities and use of Google applications ( Docs, Presentations, Smartsheets, Forms)
  • SAP / Windchill  experience 
  • Project Management and Design experience 


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