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Senior Motor Design Engineer _Mechanical
Ref No.: 16-10599
Location: Benton Harbor, Michigan, Michigan
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. Additional information about our company can be found at http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com. Follow us on LinkedIn or join the conversation @whirlpoolcorp on Twitter.

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Motor Design Engineer, Mechanical , Senior opening to join our Global Product organization.

What You Will Do


  • Works with EES Drive Technology Leader, EES Integrators and Platform Integrators to design, develop and deliver motor drive solutions into platforms to achieve attribute and product performance targets.
  • Translate technical / sub-system targets into module / component targets.
  • Drive component / module trade-offs to achieve optimum performance vs cost vs schedule
  • Directly owns and contributes to motor design elements and performance attributes (thermal, structural, material, NVH) including design for manufacturability.
  • Project management of project(s) including FMEA, DVP&R, project schedule, risk mitigation plan, supplier coordination, etc.
  • As appropriate, owns test-to-learn process, data collection and analysis of results.
  • Aligns current capability of architecture, supply base, manufacturing, customer solutions to attribute targets (Project KPIs).
  • Accountable for creation of libraries, capture and reuse of knowledge.
Qualifications:
What You Need to Succeed


  • Mechanical Engineering Degree required
  • 2+ years of industry experience and Knowledge in electrical machine thermal analysis (Analytical & Empirical approaches, software MotorCAD);
  • Strong expertise in structure design and analysis (including motor and transmission structure such as gear box, shifter);
  • Proficiency with FMEA, DVP&R, Lean PD, OPEX, A3s
  • Project Management competency
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and globally

Preferred:
  • Advanced Engineering Degree
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.
Employee Status:
Regular
Job Type:
Standard
More Information About the Job
Is Relocation Available?
Yes, nationwide
Are you open to sponsorship?
Yes
Are there flexible work hours?
No
Is there a possibility to work remote?
No
This position is:
New Position
Is there a bonus structure?
20% or higher
Is there equity?
No
Who does this position report to?
Senior Manager
Does this position have direct reports?
No
What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
Mechanical Engineering Degree required 2+ years of industry experience and Knowledge in electrical machine thermal analysis (Analytical & Empirical approaches, software MotorCAD); Strong expertise in structure design and analysis (including motor and transmission structure such as gear box, shifter); Proficiency with FMEA, DVP&R, Lean PD, OPEX, A3s Project Management competency Ability to work cross-functionally and globally
What are the nice-to-have skills?
Please address these questions with each prospect: Q1. Please describe your experience with the following: • Mechanical Design (List type of parts) • Motor Structural Design and Analysis • Type of Motor Design o Horsepower o (Fractional or Multi) o What are the design differences? Q2. What other rotational mechanical parts do you have design experience with? Please list them Q3. Do you have design experience with Electrical machine thermal analysis? Q4. What is the most commonly used design software you have use in the performance of your job?. Do you have experience with ANSYS, LS_DYNA, Star CCM or any similar tools? Please list t hem. Q5. How many years of experience do you have with the following. Please rate your skill level with each (scale 1-10) 10 being a Subject Matter Expert (SME) • FMEA • FEA • DVP&R • Lean PD • OPEX • A3S • Proiect KPI's
What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
New technology Great exposure on Larger Platform teams Fast Track to leadership roles based on performance.