Senior Hardware Development Engineer

Whirlpool Benton Harbor , MI 49022

Posted 3 months ago

Requisition ID: 34400

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.

Function Overview

The Hardware Engineering position is responsible for designing electronics, from requirements to production release embedded in Whirlpool Appliances. You will execute engineering tasks as part of cross-functional teams for new product development programs responsible for concepts, requirements, design, analysis and test. The specifics of this role are focused on design, analysis and test of electronic controls over a wide range of operational environments, markets and feature sets.

Job Responsibilities

  • Key Activities:

  • Develop and validate embedded hardware applications

  • Design hardware solutions to drive system optimization, improve module/component design and enhance product reliability.

  • Interact with system architects/integrators to review and consolidate application requirements.

  • Select and integrate hardware modules to build embedded hardware applications.

  • Electronic/Electrical Circuit Model/Simulation , PSPICE Knowledge

  • PCB Layout design, applied simulation and component selection for hardware execution.

  • Prototype assembly, bring up, debugging, and functional verification

  • Working with and managing suppliers/manufacturing partners

  • Project Execution Activities

  • Actively Participate on Technical Design Reviews to ensure Project is delivering per architecture

  • Actively Contribute on Change management in place to manage the changes to the project

  • At Design Completion Milestone complete the project delivery at a system level.

  • Capable of proper use of Whirlpool processes and tools.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronic Engineering
  • 5+ years experience with industry standard, Hardware and PCB Layout development and tools (examples of such industry standard tools are PADS, Algium Designer, OrCAD).
  • 5+ years of experience with analyzing and resolving system hardware issues.

Preferred Requirements

  • MSC Engineering degree (Electrical,Electronic)

  • Industry standard tool Alegro Cadence

  • Able to work with both Global and regional Groups inside EES and Cross platforms, influencing positively the organization in all directions(both Vertical and Horizontal)

  • Effective communication and negotiating skills.

  • Familiarity with 6 Sigma Methodology and EMC & EMI theory,

  • Experience designing high volume products dealing with contract manufacturers

  • Mixed-signal and embedded board-level design experience incl. Up to 32-bit microcontrollers

  • Project assessment & risk management

  • Hands-on experience building prototype electronics: assembly, board bring-up debugging, functional verification, modification of mechanical housings

  • Knowledge of semiconductor theory and manufacturing, digital design, analog design, power supplies, transmission lines and other fundamentals of electronics and semiconductors technology are all highly useful.

  • Strong documentation writing skills

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About us

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

Job Segment: Semiconductor, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Hardware Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Science, Engineering


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