Senior Hardware Engineer

Date: Jan 18, 2022

Location: Wrocław, PL, 51-210

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 47495 

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
Electrical and Electronics Systems (EES) is a part of Whirlpool's Global Product Organization (GPO). EES is a cross-category group that contributes to Product Leadership goals by delivering the best machine performance, compelling user experience, and an innovative Digital Ecosystem. A cohesive EES Team of about 500 Engineers, enables cross-functional collaboration and consistency in product delivery. EES group is spread globally and leverages capabilities as well as scale economics. To support our product launch Plans, EES is hiring talented individuals to join our product development and advanced development teams, globally. These people will be working on Whirlpool's Innovation and global projects.


Function Overview
The Hardware Engineering position is responsible for designing electronics, from requirements to production release embedded in Whirlpool Appliances. You will execute engineering tasks as part of cross-functional teams for new product development programs responsible for concepts, requirements, design, analysis and test. The specifics of this role are focused on design, analysis and test of electronic controls over a wide range of operational environments, markets and feature sets.


Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and validate embedded hardware applications
  • Design hardware solutions to drive system optimization, improve module/component design and enhance product reliability. 
  • Interact with system architects/integrators to review and consolidate application requirements.
  • Select and integrate hardware modules to build embedded hardware applications.
  • Electronic/Electrical Circuit Model/Simulation , PSPICE Knowledge
  • PCB Layout design, applied simulation and component selection for hardware execution.
  • Prototype assembly, bring up, debugging, and functional verification 
  • Working with and managing suppliers/manufacturing partners 


Project Execution Activities

  • Actively Participate on Technical Design Reviews to ensure Project is delivering per architecture
  • Actively Contribute on Change management in place to manage the changes to the project
  • At Design Completion Milestone completes the project delivery at a system level.
  • Capable of proper use of Whirlpool processes and tools.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronic Engineering 
  • 5+ years experience with industry standard, Hardware and PCB Layout development and tools (examples of such industry standard tools are PADS, Altium Designer, OrCAD). 
  • 5+ years of experience with analyzing and resolving system hardware issues.


Preferred Requirements:

  • Industry standard tool Alegro Cadence
  • Familiarity with 6 Sigma Methodology and EMC & EMI theory, 
  • Mixed-signal and embedded board-level design experience incl. Up to 32-bit microcontrollers
  • Hands-on experience building prototype electronics: assembly, board bring-up debugging, functional verification, modification of mechanical housings
  • Knowledge of semiconductor theory and manufacturing, digital design, analog design, power supplies, transmission lines and other fundamentals of electronics and semiconductors technology are all highly useful.


What we offer:

  • Working in dynamic and multicultural environment for innovative company with strong position on the worldwide market;
  • Great opportunity to work in accordance with the methodology of World Class Manufacturing;
  • Participation in interesting projects;
  • Opportunity for professional growth;
  • Possibility of gaining new knowledge and continuous improvement;
  • Benefit package (group insurance, private medical care, sport pass, language and other training).


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