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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: St. Joseph, MI, US, 49085

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 28781

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.

Function Overview

Currently, we are seeking a Manager of Mechanical Engineering for our Cooking Cavity Systems, located at our Saint Joseph, MI Edgewater Technology Center as the preferred location. In this role, you will be the subject matter expert responsible for cavity technology system development utilizing structures, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, and thermodynamics design applications. You would also be responsible for engineering team resource management, cavity technology roadmap management, governance and operational support for Whirlpool's projects.


Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all aspects of the subsystem life cycle with a focus on concept through production technical guidance for both New Product Introduction and Cost & Quality.
  • Responsible for subsystem development including requirements management, integration, subsystem verification, and validation.
  • Create and Manage cavity subsystem technology roadmap and implementation of studies into products.
  • Ensure technology solution follows industry best practices and Whirlpool’s Integration patterns.
  • Direct line management activities for the team, including performance management, career development, and resource allocation.
  • Lead a global team of 7 to 10 engineers.
  • Mentor broader team both technically and professionally.
  • Manage continuous improvement of core competencies, talent pipeline and succession plans for key roles and competencies.
  • Accountable for program staffing for structures, heat transfer, thermodynamics

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years of work experience in product development technical design with full product delivery, vendor management, incident management, and change management.
  • 1+ years of work experience managing or supervising an Engineering team. 


Preferred Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Engineering
  • Strong knowledge of structures, heat transfer, and thermodynamics
  • Strong system integration skills
  • Global team experience
  • Strong desire to grow, learn and take on new and challenging tasks
  • Strong analytical skills, experience in solving practical issues and engaging cross-functional teams of multiple process partners to a consensus
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills                           
  • Ability to meet stringent deadlines; handle multiple tasks
  • Self-driven and motivated
  • Quick learner 



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 70 manufacturing, and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit, and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp. 

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