Platform System Engineer

Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: St. Joseph, MI, US, 49085

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 48265 


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

Documented architecture design which includes the conceptual system architecture model, requirements, and traceability to key decisions and trade-offs between requirements and architecture design.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Support the Platform System Architect in the development and improvement of architectures and ensure a smooth transition to system integration in either Advanced or Production Projects
  • Document system level architecture design capable of delivering cost/quality/performance trade-offs while leveraging global framework
  • Assist in the creation, use, and development of conceptual architecture models to document architecture design and capture knowledge for global platform architectures
  • Assist in translation of the architecture-level design into configurable BOMs that can be used to produce product line variants and EBOMs
  • Work within requirement management system to write requirements that are; clear, concise, complete, and feasible 
  • Drive traceability of requirements from VOE to component level is complete and that requirements are fully decomposed 
  • Work with the V&V Strategist to ensure requirements have traceability to V&V methods 
  • Assist in the creation, use, and maintenance of System FMEA(s)
  • Document architecture trade-offs and decisions
  • Support the Platform System Architect in transferring tacit knowledge into explicit architecture models

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of Engineering & Technical Design Experience

Preferred skills and experiences

  • Development and execution experience
  • Knowledge in given category
  • Project management
  • System design
  • System integration
  • Exceptional systems thinker with INCOSE ASEP or CSEP Certification* (or equivalent, can be obtained within role)
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and influence others


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