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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Whirlpool Benton Harbor, MI

Benton Harbor, MI
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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 11 years 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 SENIOR PROCUREMENT ANALYST to join our Global Strategic Sourcing organization.



Perform detailed analytics on cost data to drive cost leadership

Perform market research to understand latest trends in Electronics industry and potential impact to business

Perform Raw material and Currency impact analysis by engaging process partners in Finance and Raw materials teams

Track Year of Year savings performance for multiple commodity teams

Lead data collection to support negotiations and drive cost visibility

Support Commodity business teams in developing sourcing strategy and supplier roadmaps

Track & present Key performance indicators to senior leadership

Lead / support various process partner needs (like Engineering Master's degreepreferred

Proficient with MS Excel, MS Access, analytic macro creation and VBA (Visual Basic for Applications). Knowledge on Google Scripts, Java or Tableau is a plus

Ability to quickly build strong rapport and relationships with internal process partners and suppliers

Data driven and system oriented with attention to detail - able to depict and develop processes in a systematic way. Able to follow a standard process and templates.

Strong communication and presentation skills -communicating various levels of detail appropriate to the audience. Able to take complex information and issues and present it in a simple but clear way.

Continuous Improvement - identifying areas of opportunity in process or systems, elaborate and proposing solutions to collaboratively implementing improvements in the most practical ways

Ability to manage and prioritize multiple key activities

Support development and execution of commodity strategies


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.