Requisition ID: 31735
Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World's Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.
Whirlpool is seeking a qualified candidate for a Manager Engineering, Global Packaging at our St Joseph, Michigan location. This role is a process manager, not a people manager.
Refine, Organize and Communicate Global Packaging requirements and test specifications (entire value chain)
Collaborate with engineering teams to insert field /supply chain requirements into DVP&R Design guide, considering handling & transportation requirements
Review platform packaging design while interacting and partnering with platform packaging engineers
Focus on sustainable packaging options with future global requirements in mind
Lead continuous improvement of the packaging design based on field learning's
Support the damage reduction steering committee with prioritizing areas of work.
Develop Packaging Roadmap (Technology, Materials & Regulations)
Contribute to the creation of Packaging Design Guides and leverage best practices
Containment and Short Term correction plan with collaboration with the Quality team
Bachelor's Degree in Packaging Engineering
Packaging experience in the appliance field
5+ years' experience in a Packaging environment
Strong understanding of packaging construction, materials and, machine interaction
Broad packaging component knowledge and experience with plastic, paper, and resin-based packaging materials and/or hybrid applications combining multiple substrate types
Project management experience including influencing others
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Proven track record to create organizational alignment
Proven ability to drive initiatives that support change
Six Sigma black belt trained and/or certification preferred
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.
At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.
Nearest Major Market: Niles
Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend
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