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Manager, Structures

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: St. Joseph, MI, US, 49085

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 43009 

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. 

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.

Functional Overview:


Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Manager, Structures, opening to join our KitchenAid Small Appliance Group in Saint Joseph, MI. Appliances include Stand Mixers, Hand Mixers, Blenders, Food Processors, and Accessories for each. 




  • This job function is responsible for the engineering and technical operations of the organization.
  • Responsible for design/cost/quality/time trade-offs and issues within the project/product plan guardrails. 
  • Work in a Global environment in both organizations and locations. 
  • Experience in structures, heat transfer, and thermodynamics. 
  • Manage a team of engineers responsible for small appliance components


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 7+ years of engineering experience
  • 2+ years in a leadership role


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Excellent ability to identify and drive resolution to engineering problems
  • Experience in structures, heat transfer, and thermodynamics
  • Technical coaching abilities
  • People leadership experience
  • Desire to grow, learn and take on new and challenging tasks 
  • 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



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