Electrical Systems Engineering Analyst

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: St. Joseph, MI, US, 49085

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 46593

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.



This role in summary

Whirlpool is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Electronics Systems Engineering - Analyst to join our team at St. Joseph, Michigan location. This role is responsible for developing concepts and design requirements for electronics systems to be used in the home appliances domain. The senior analyst role will work closely with software engineers, electrical/electronic engineers, and mechanical engineers, IoT Engineers, located globally. The goal of this role is to assure that the electronics solutions will be delivered on time, on cost and on quality, according to the project targets.



Your responsibilities will include

  • Integrate electronics solutions for new refrigeration products
  • System-level design/cost/quality/time tradeoffs and technical decision making for electronics projects
  • Lead technical design reviews for electronics projects
  • Ensure project development activities are completed on time, meeting all requirements, including cost, quality, and performance targets
  • Drive system validation during concept, design, and product validation stages
  • Drive electronics requirements and failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) 
  • Support electronics architect team to define/identify system architecture: electrical, mechanical integration analysis.
  • Be able to design electrical functional circuits.
  • Determine the electrical/electronic interface system on the product, manage configuration files, and configure systems according to the product specifications. 
  • Responsible for System - subsystem level design requirements, product descriptions, and failure mode and effects analysis
  • Define and manage Interfaces to all sub-systems in compliance with the system solution.
  • Work with engineers to generate and execute technical design reviews.
  • Support definition of system validation plans, execute system validation testing and work with Verification & Validation Engineers to ensure traceability to verification
  • lead technical design reviews
  • Take ownership of tech concepts, solutions, risks/mitigation plans, and support the organization for the creation of cost estimates on proposals.
  • Provide timely and objective communications up, across, and down into the organization
  • Evaluate the impact and risk on decisions made
  • Resolves conflicts and issues


Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 2+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • 2+ years’ electronics experience: Hardware, Software, wiring, sensors, and actuators


Preferred skills and experiences

  • Bachelor’s Degree In Electrical Engineering, System Integration Engineering
  • 4+ years System Integration Engineering & Technical Design Experience
  • Experience with electronics: Hardware, Software, components, wiring. System Integration and design
  • Experience with project management and execution: schedule, resources management, cost management, quality management and technical integration events
  • Experience with electronics products manufacturing process
  • Proactiveness, good communications skills and hands-on
  • Proficient in requirements management
  • Proficient in FMEA / Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
  • Proficient in system verification and validation processes and tools
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Experience with problem-solving processes and tools
  • Experience working with technical team coordination
  • Experience with project risk management process




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