Materials Integrator

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Wrocław, PL, 51-210

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 49517 

 

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.

 

 

The team you will be a part of

The Engineering team discovers, develops and evaluates new product ideas, enhancements, or strategic product extensions, and translates research discoveries into usable and marketable products. Leads, plans and tracks all phases of the product life cycle, from inception to introduction into the marketplace. Coordinates with various functions to ensure successful product development and implementation.

This role in summary

The Materials Integrator will be responsible for coordination and implementation of materials solutions on cost, quality, new launch projects and new technologies. The candidate will provide end to end accountability for coordination of activities, lead/track development and provide technical support to stakeholders, leading large and complex teams and coordination of team activities and report outs.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Deploy technology strategy in alignment with the central Materials engineering team defining and managing properly the priorities.
  • Coordinate the interaction with different groups (engineering, manufacturing,  procurement, Suppliers) to ensure integration and implementation of Materials technology activities (strategy, cost, quality) within respective category in order to :
  • Interact with engineering in early phase to understand needs for materials resources 
  • Approach and solve material related issue coming from engineer or production
  • Work with central Materials development team to ensure the proper selection of the raw materials and materials technologies for each respective product
  • Execute material solution (activity tracking, active testing on samples, pilot running) and drive knowledge reuse
  • Provide a central point of contact for resolution of materials issues from production or supply base.

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Science or Chemistry or Mechanical/Chemical/Materials Engineering
  • 2 +  years  of Experience in Materials Companies or  Company Materials Departments
  • 2 + years of Experience in project management, engineering systems, lean product development and relative tools (FMEA, DVP,...)
  • Fluent in English

Preferred skills and experiences

  • Masters in Materials Science or Chemistry or Mechanical/Chemical/Materials Engineering.
  • Ability to interact with different Functions ( Engineering, GCD, Manufacturing , Procurement, Marketing)
  • Great communication skills, sense of urgency and capability to work under pressure for multiple tasks are needed requirements.
  • The candidate should have a natural and strong attitude to problem solving and to critical thinking, proactive behavior and capability to respect work commitment and deadlines.
  • Effective soft skills
  • Materials science knowledge both at raw material and component development level
  • Experience on processing applied to our industry.. The candidate should have a good understanding of implementation of main commodities (paint, steel, resins, insulation (foam & gas)…), where knowledge of white goods industries is considered a plus.

What we offer

  • Stable employment based on full-time job contract
  • International working environment in the dynamic company
  • Access to the latest knowledge and technologies enabling professional development
  • Trainings and development possibilities
  • Participating in international projects
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience and qualifications
  • Private medical coverage, Sports card, Life insurance 
  • Well-equipped Social Fund (vouchers for Christmas, co-financing holidays, allowances)

 

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At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.


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