System Integration Lead Engineer

Date: Jul 11, 2021

Location: St. Joseph, MI, US, 49085

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 44140 


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


Function Overview:


Whirlpool is looking for qualified candidates for the role of System Integration Lead Engineer. This role will be located at our Edgewater Tech Center, in St Joseph, MI. In this position you will work with integration team on the final manufactured products from Concept through Production Validation for all projects. This role will delivers product leadership through balanced product solutions.  The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing system integration for projects, ensuring that project activities are completed on time, meeting all requirements, including cost, quality and performance targets. This position is accountable for system level design/cost/quality/time trade-offs and technical decision making for issue resolution within the project and for ensuring the full system validation for the project through use of predictive validation methodologies in concept, design and product validation stages.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Manage system integration both in development and regional execution phases
  • Responsible for design/cost/quality/time trade-offs and issues within the project/product plan guardrails
  • Ensure full system validation through model simulation at Technical Design Selection gate and validation of full system at Final Architecture Integration gate
  • Act as the technical project manager coordinating subsystem development activities and system integration
  • Responsible for Platform system integration activities on assigned project (time, cost, quality)
  • Coordinate Sub-system activities
  • Report  project activities status vs project targets
  • Conduct full system validation through model simulation at Technical Design Selection gate
  • Conduct  validation of full system readiness against product leadership attribute targets at Final Architecture Integration gate
  • Manage architecture, systems modeling, and knowledge reuse capabilities


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering 
  • 5+ years of experience in  Product Development
  • 2+ years’ experience in Project Management  




Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience in System Engineering
  • Work in a Global environment (organizations and locations)
  • Experience in structures, heat transfer, and thermodynamics
  • Experience in Electrical/Electronic systems
  • Experience with system integration skills 
  • Technical coaching abilities
  • Global team experience
  • 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
  • Quick learner  



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