Whirlpool Product Development Associate Engineer in Amana, Iowa
Product Development Associate Engineer
Date: Feb 14, 2020
Location: Amana, IA, US, 52204
Company: Whirlpool Corporation
Requisition ID: 37353
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Product Development Associate Engineer
Whirlpool is looking for a Product Development Associate Engineer for our Amana Refrigeration team located in Amana, Iowa. The engineer will be responsible for global Mechanical structures sub system delivery including development, verification, and execution; working with global cross-system teams during various phases of projects and across various technologies such as structural mechanics, foaming, thermal sealing etc.
Drive the New product development, Cost and quality projects in the refrigeration field.
Design & Develop plastic and sheet metal components in Refrigerator.
Drive new product design and development projects from concept development to execution.
Conceptualization, Design, Testing, Implementation
Concept development & conversion into design, Concept evaluation & selection
Fine tuning of concept (Hand calculations, Fit & Finish, Material selection, Design for Mfg/Design for Assembly)
System level requirement, FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis), DVP&R(Design Validation Plan and Report) , Six Sigma (OPEX Operational Excellence Tools- Thought Map, Product Map), GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing) Stack up, Drawing review, Usage of Pro/e tools
Understanding and reviewing reports of ANSYS, Mold flow, etc.
System engineering tool to develop the design
Drive New Product Development ( NPD) and Maintenance of Business (MOB) projects ensuring that the existing tool base is technically supported and Interaction with Cross Functional Team
Overall Coordination of NPI, Cost and quality projects with focus on technical solutions and deliverables
Own roadmaps and strategy plans around specific Structures Module and attribute Strategie
Availability for travel; regional (once a quarter on average) /international (once a year on average)
Administrative functions: Training,Team Building, NPI and Cost quality project Coordination, etc.
Bachelor Degree in an Engineering discipline
1+ years of experience in engineering, New product Development
Bachelor or Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Material science
1+ years of experience in management of engineering requirements
Experience in the field of Automotive, Aerospace, Heavy industries, Appliance, HVAC industries.
Certified Reliability Engineer, AVS (Associate Value Specialist) Certified, System Engineering Certification.
Problem-solving approach with OPEX (Operational Excellence) or Six Sigma certification
Hands-on experience in the design and development of appliance products
Experience facilitating effective communication across cross-functional teams ranging from highly technical resources to business resources and spread out over North America, Asia, and Europe
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.
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Nearest Secondary Market: Iowa City
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