Supplier Quality Engineer

Date: Oct 17, 2021

Location: Wrocław, PL, 51-210

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 45515

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.

Job mission: 
Drive assigned group of Suppliers (Suppliers Package) towards Operational Excellence by developing their ability to deliver quality parts and services, through the application of effective preventative and problem solving techniques, as well as ensuring flawless launch of new products through appropriate quality planning.

Main Activities:

  • Existing Products Improvement
  • Monitor ongoing quality performances of Suppliers Package, by using SAP and Google Suite, Microsoft Office, G drive
  • Monitoring Suppliers Package, creating and assessing the quality improvement plan and serving as a quality single contact point between Supplier and Whirlpool. When needed, collaborate with cross functional teams to ensure effective problem solutions
  • Define Focus Suppliers and work with them by utilizing adequate problem-solving techniques to develop Corrective Action Plans
  • Support internal analysis of defective components returned from the field and joint analysis at Suppliers’ premises, where appropriate
  • Work with right speed and priority to resolve significant / epidemic quality issues caused by defective components on the market (Failure 2 Solution projects)
  • Support Manufacturing Quality in case of defects caused by components in Zero Hour Test and Reliability Lab (“A” Defects)


New Product Introduction

  • Lead PIQ projects ensuring timely progress of the activities and discipline from Suppliers’ side. Work closely with Supplier as well as internal functions to ensure effectiveness of the activities and appropriate escalation and resolution of potential issues
  • Validate Supplier quality and manufacturing processes development for the new product. Verify their readiness for mass production
  • Ensure positive completion of PPAP / FPA, as well as quality performances in first months of mass production
  • New Sources Qualification / Suppliers Development
  • In alignment with Purchasing strategy qualify new potential sources or develop capabilities of existing Suppliers according to Whirlpool Quality standards
  • Being support in managing suppliers 



  • We are looking for a brilliant, ambitious and curious Engineer
  • Minimum 0-3 years of experience in Quality as an Engineer
  • Availability to ocassional travel
  • Fluent English
  • Great problem-solving skills


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 resume in English.

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