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Whirlpool Corporation (Brazil,GPO) Wash Systems Engineer (Analyst) in Rio Claro, Brazil

(Brazil,GPO) Wash Systems Engineer (Analyst)

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Rio Claro, São Paulo, BR, 13506-095

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 42030

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.

Wash Systems Engineer (Analyst)

Team: Performance, GPO

Location: Rio Claro, São Paulo , Brazil

Level: Analyst

Function Overview

The Wash Systems Engineer - Analyst positions will be located on the Front Load Washer Cycle Design Team, within the Performance Subsystem team - Laundry. The Engineer will be responsible for the delivery of algorithms, logic, and cycle designs that facilitate compliance with local, and global regulatory requirements, and integrate seamlessly with the component modules for new and existing front load products. This engineer will work to develop, integrate, and execute algorithms in conjunction with technology for both front load washers and all-in-one combination washer-dryer products.

Job Responsibilities

  • Wash Systems modules and algorithm development for front load washers

  • Dry Systems modules and algorithm development for front load combos

  • Optimize appliance washing performance through module development and parameterization

  • Optimize appliance drying performance through module development and parameterization

  • Support the module technology roadmaps, including complexity reduction, attribute requirements, and cost & quality initiatives

  • Understand the critical module parameters that contribute to the system level attribute requirements (functional decomposition)

  • Understanding of physics, with a key focus on thermodynamics and fluid dynamics that govern the washer and combo systems

  • Support new product design from concept development to execution

  • Develop multiple concepts and utilize Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), design verification plans (DVP), and risk management tools to assist in decision performance attributes

  • Develop new, and improve upon existing, test methodologies and test plans for performance verification and validation

  • Effectively develop and capture knowledge required to deliver module level excellence

Minimum Requirements


  • 2+ years in Appliance / Consumer Goods Industry Experience or relevant Industry.

  • Ability to apply fundamental physics to design and analyze fluid and thermal systems.

Preferred Requirements

  • Masters degree with related experience would be a plus

  • Black Belt/Opex/Six Sigma experience

  • Strong sense of accountability and personal commitment.

  • Critical thinking, issue follow-up and resolution skills

  • Basic 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

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