Product Specialist - Engineering

Date: May 20, 2022

Location: Wrocław, PL, 51-210

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

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. 

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For our Whirlpool location in Wrocław we are looking for a Product Specialist  who will join the global Refrigeration Team. You will have a chance to cooperate with the project teams worldwide working for the company awarded the Top Employer 2021 in Europe!  

 

Key Activities and Responsibilities:

 

  • Consolidate data to prioritize Cost Take Out projects, enabling Architecture Lifecycle Management through multi-year Product Leadership Strategy 
  • New model planning - own the new model lineup.  Create/manage part numbers translating eBOMs to mBOMs. Engineering notice to PO process.
  • Compare different global practices to help the definition of the best product cost  as per design and manufacturing requirements
  • Support New and Existing Model cost planning
  • Partner with Cost&Quality Leaders to manage financials for projects (monthly forecasts and actuals tracking)
  • Provide final check of change notices to verify change is in compliance with cost roadmap

 

Our requirements:

 

  • Engineering or related Degree
  • Technical Project Management experience of at least 2 years in appliance industry in global organization; 3 - 4 years of experience in regional/local companies in other industrial areas (Automotive, Aviation, Mechanical, Technical)
  • Practical knowledge of effective methods to suggest and implement problem solving techniques and tools
  • Excellent analytical skills, managing big data, visualisation of project KPIs through data analysis
  • Good communication skills to different audiences (engineering, manufacturing and line employees)
  • Fluent English - spoken and written
  • Effective interaction with the team by communicating ideas clearly – both verbally and written.
  • Ability to perform and to manage the project portfolio 
  • Ability to influence people and coordinate work of the project team
  • Google drive management (90% Google spreadsheet)
  • SAP / ERP MRP & PLM practical knowledge will be a great asset
  • Eagerness to apply the learning gained through practical experience in cross-team cooperation

 

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)

    Please upload your CV in English

 

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