Senior Engineering Manager - Control Systems Design 9/2/2016

Whirlpool Benton Harbor, MI

Company
Whirlpool
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29515830
AJE Ref #
576077901
Location
Benton Harbor, MI
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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ABOUT WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2015. 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. We earn the trust of consumers around the globe by focusing on what matter most. Because of our leadership practices, development opportunities, business performance, strong reputation and a commitment to the communities where we live and work, Whirlpool Corporation has received many awards including - Fortune Magazine's Top Companies for Leaders, one of the world's Most Admired Companies, Fast Company's Top 50 Most Innovative Companies and we've had a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for over 11years in a row.

This position is located at our global headquarters in Saint Joseph and Benton Harbor, Michigan - a breathtaking vacation community on 40 miles of Lake Michigan beachfront, where swimming, sailing, kayaking, waterskiing, boating, and beach volleyball are abundant. The company is host to a variety of employee resource groups, including a Young Professionals Network - a group of more than 700 local members who are active in corporate social responsibility commitments like Habitat for Humanity, Cook for the Cure, United Way, Boys and Girls Club, and other social activities. A quick 90-minute drive from Chicago, Southwest Michigan is also home to a new Jack Nicklaus signature golf course called Harbor Shores, 17 other public golf courses, nearly 20 wineries, two art districts, many seasonal festivals, outdoor concerts and events all year long. Join us in making the most of moments that matter. .

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a SYSTEM LEVEL MODEL BASED CONTROL DESIGN LEADER (SENIOR MANAGER) to join our GLOBAL PRODUCT ORGANIZATION.

Whirlpool is taking a huge step into the future with a drive to bring best in class control design practices and a team of experts established to implement and drive the new practices.

Whirlpool is now seeking a strong leader to lead the design and roll-out with their own team and influencing other teams of new best in class control design practices across the global technology organization.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

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Leads the design, roll-out, and embedment of Model Based Control Design (MBCD) practices throughout Whirlpool to drive improvement in fast and efficient product development across all products, globally.
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Works with all products in Whirlpool portfolio to determine biggest opportunities and priorities then align commitments for development and expansion of MBCD practices and usage.
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Plans Short and long term MBCD roadmaps and metrics to meet product needs and achieve design speed and efficiency.
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Directly Manages Engineering team (12 - 24engineers) to ensure development and execution of MBCD processes and practices.* Develops and recruits technical talent to ensure the right capabilities and skills to drive continuous improvement in MBCD in support of Product Leadership.

QUALIFICATIONS

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

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Strong people leader skills, experience driving organizational change
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Experience in the entire product design value chain from Planning to Execution
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Able to work in a global environment and influence across an organization
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3+ yearexperience in Modeling and/or a Control Design environment
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3+ years experience in a Leadership Role* Desired: Lean Product Development

ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES

Whirlpool has big plans for the future, just like you. We understand that it takes preparation and hard work to get there. So, we offer challenging purpose, ownership of your role, great teams, and tools to build your capability. In our performance-based setting, you can take your career in exciting new directions - and as far as you want to go.