Requisition ID : 40849
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The Laundry Settings File Engineer - Senior Analyst role is located on the Laundry Settings File team within the Performance Subsystem.
The primary function of this role is to deliver an integrated software design that provides the requested performance, features and functions for washers and dryers.
This global role offers endless opportunities to work on all types of global designs and machine types and provides numerous experiences to help you learn and grow in your career.
Requirements decomposition, design specification and documentation, test plan creation, implementation, integration, and testing for integrated settings file designs within the IBM rational toolset, and the proprietary Whirlpool software development tools.
Coding of cycle design requirements for major projects designs files with future cadence in mind.
System level attribute delivery for final integrated software on 3-5 machine types (front load washers, top load washers, washer / dryer combos, air vented dryers, heat pump dryers, and / or condensing dryers)
Firmware and settings file integration and project management of major projects.
Drives key decisions based on Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Operational Excellence (OPEX) 6 sigma, and risk assessment tools.
Support of marketing claims development and validation
Work closely with the cycle design team, the ramp and extraction team, and setting file V&V team, electrical system integrator, subsystem engineers, and software team to ensure all features and functions are implemented, tested, defects logged in IBM RTC, and root cause identified.
Work closely with the entire technical team to deliver product requirements on time as an integrated package.
Final release of setting file configuration documentation and prints into Windchill.
Develop new and improve existing test methods and test plans for setting file validation.
Continuous improvement of full setting file development process including :
Validation test methods and test plans reducing test cycle time and improving ability to detect quality issues earlier in development.
Feature and Function specification, implementation, and target setting
Process documentation creation and release
B.S. in Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronic, Aeronautical, Electronics, or Computer Engineering
Experienced in software, software testing, and algorithm / sensor design and verification experience with industry standard software languages, embedded software development and tools.
Experience in washers, dryers or similar is preferred : understanding of operation / physics of laundry products.
Experience with projects using a stage-gate process.
Effective communication skills and the ability to work cross functionally and globally.
Proficient knowledge of Risk Management and Project Management.
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE : WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019.
The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.
Additional information about the company can be found at whirlpoolcorp.com.