Requisition ID: 30236
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.
Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Project Planner for our NAR Cooking Project Leadership organization. Candidates should should possess a passion for project planning and organization, have a strong sense of values, and passion to win.
This project planner will be responsible for assisting the project leaders to deliver key projects in our continuing journey to product leadership. As a member of the Cooking Project Leadership Team you will be making certain that the team stays organized, coordinating team events, managing project data, and ensuring the team is prepared for key project updates.
Tracking of project master schedule, including follow-up on execution w/ core team members.
Maintains and reports action register activities.
Releases MSRs and POs.
Tracking, maintenance and report of expenses and capital calendar
Gathers, organizes, processes, and communicates project data like reports, obeya room and presentations.
Prepares content for project meetings and integration events.
Tracking of Parts development and production readiness: Part supplier selected, Toolmaker selection, eCAR approvals, Tooling PO, Tooling initiated, Tool execution tracking, Tool release from toolmaker to molder, Tooling delivery to final supplier, Tool trials coordination, Tool arrival date, Drawing releases, Part & Assembly revisions, PPAP for Make and Buy parts.
Covers Project Leader absence when needed and appropriated.
Plans and coordinates all activities related to project prototype builds
Support on development and tracking of project master schedule.
Project KPIs tracking and report.
Prototype builds on time, on quality on cost.
Capital calendar and project expenses execution.
2+ years of project experience
MS Office, Google Suite, Excel/Google Sheets Formulas & Charts, MS Project and/or SmartSheets.
Understanding of SAP ERP systems.
Solid Project Management foundations, Good understanding of WPD process.
Skill in budget management, financial planning and analysis, capital management.
Preferred qualification: PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
Good organizational skills and ability to structure work.
Good analytical skills.
Consistent communication skills
Ability in to integrate across functions
Operational stability on project execution to allow the Project Leader to focus more on Stakeholder, Risk, change and People management.
Project team members influence for positive outcome, seeking effective ways to generate ideas, alternatives, and possibilities.
Ability to see the high-level overview of the organization and effectively negotiate and implement decisions and/or actions that support project delivery.
Ability to adjust to a changing environment or situation and to adopt a flexible approach that shifts according to the situation.
Proven People skills to work in cross-functional teams with can-do attitude.
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.
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