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Whirlpool Senior Simulation and Product Development Engineer in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Senior Simulation and Product Development Engineer

Date: Oct 11, 2019

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 34823

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

Whirlpool is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Simulation and Product Development Engineer to join our Benton Harbor, Michigan Refrigeration Team. This position will report to the local manager of the Simulation Based Design (SBD) Team, and will perform and coordinate with Platform Engineers, the Finite Element Analysis (FEA) simulations to drive product design improvements given the engineering requirements and constraints as well as simulation development projects.

Job Responsibilities

  • Run analysis, prepare reports and reviews with the platform team

  • Coordinate analysis with offshore simulation team

  • Develop new simulation capabilities

  • Align simulation as needed to engineering requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

  • 3+ years of simulation work experience in a product development role

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Master’s Degree preferred);

  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA) ;

  • Experience with ANSYS, and LS-Dyna or equivalent or similar tools

  • Strong materials understanding, including hyperelasticity, creep and fatigue or metals, plastics and rubbers

  • Refrigeration product experience a plus

  • Pro-Engineer (Wildfire/Creo) modeling capability


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.

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