Project Cost Engineer

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Wrocław, PL, 51-210

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 47515 

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.

You will join the Operation Excellence Project Costing Team to support new project development on defining and tracking the cost and manage cost-related analysis (make vs. buy, footprint plans, etc.)


Your main job objectives will be as follow:

  • Execute the estimation of New Products Normative/Actual/Forecast Cost through the pBOM (structured Bill Of Material simulating the final Production BOM) according to the EMEA NPI (New Product Introduction)
  • Cost Management Process
  • Analyze and report comparison vs. previous estimates
  • Support strategic initiatives with Cost Analysis (DTV - Design to Value, Footprint, CNC - Core Not Core) by using a standard approach to enable the Business Case calculation and analysis
  • Active participation in all main routines for the active projects


The skillset that we are looking for:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering: Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic (preferred)
  • Project Management knowledge
  • Proven experience in a multi-cultural organization
  • Google Suite (especially Google Sheets) and Microsoft Excel knowledge on the intermediate/expert level is a must (V-lookups, Pivot Tables)
  • SAP knowledge is a great asset
  • Fluency in English is a must, Italian will be a great asset
  • Knowledge about plastics, steels, tooling (molds, stamping), equipment, industrial processes is a great asset


The capabilities and soft skills that we are looking for:

  • Attitude and passion for Data Analysis and Execution
  • Problem-solving approach
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and influence others
  • Negotiation capabilities
  • Comfortable in team working
  • Strong resistance to challenging and stressful working environment
  • Multitasking
  • Willingness to constant development
  • Open to business trips


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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