Senior Mechanical Engineer in Biandronno, Italy

Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 59737


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit, Yummly and InSinkErator. In 2022, the company reported approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 61,000 employees and 56 manufacturing and technology research centers. Additional information about the company can be found at

The team you will be a part of

The Engineering team discovers, develops and evaluates new product ideas, enhancements, or strategic product extensions, and translates research discoveries into usable and marketable products. Leads, plans and tracks all phases of the product life cycle, from inception to introduction into the marketplace. Coordinates with various functions to ensure successful product development and implementation.

This role in summary

Cavity & Door Sr. Analyst is mainly responsible for components and Subsystem design of a Built In Oven cavity and door.

Cavity & Door Sr. Analyst belongs to the global BI Cavity & Door Subsystem team, located globally in Cassinetta di Biandronno (Italy), Wroclaw (Poland) and Saint Joseph (Michigan), in this role the candidate will work on product development for all Whirlpool manufacturing locations.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Supporting and working for projects through all project phases

  • Solving problems and finding reliable technical solutions for the application

  • Creating ideas for new designs, cost reduction and quality improvement projects

  • Supporting lifecycle development of the product / product group

  • Develop and capture knowledge required to deliver subsystem level excellence through Design Guides, FMEA, DVP&R, A3’s, Tolerance Stack Ups, and other documents.

  • Cooperating with other functions (marketing, design, industrial engineering)

  • Defining subsystem requirements and validate them through analysis and tests

  • Supporting Product Specification based on released documentation and validated tests

  • Support benchmarking activities, experimentation, data analysis via statistical tools (6 sigma, Opex)

  • Support intellectual property creation: initiating and following-up on patent analysis and identifying new ideas for patents

  • Preparing and participating in design reviews

  • Support team, delivering CAD models for Finite Element Analysis

  • Demonstrate project management skills to drive projects through the design, testing, and implementation phase in a timely manner.

  • Coordinate prototype build plans to evaluate design concepts through physical lab testing

Minimum requirements

  • Master/Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • at least 3 -5 years of experience in the same or very similar role

  • Experience in component/product development lifecycle management

  • Drawing experience and GD&T application (tolerance definition and analysis),

  • Experience in component/product development with 3D CAD modeling (Creo 7.0 is preferred), Windchill experience is a plus

  • Knowledge of DFMEA, DVP, 6 SIGMA tools

  • Knowledge and working experience in injection molding and sheet metal forming processes

  • Knowledge in tooling construction is a plus

  • Knowledge in simulation analysis (Finite Element Analysis) is an advantage

  • Knowledge on Thermal is an advantage and it is desired

  • Knowledge on Microwave is an advantage

  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English is a must

Preferred skills and experiences

  • Good planning, communication and concept development skills

  • Able to work in multicultural environment

  • Ability to work under time pressure

  • Resilience, multidisciplinary approach

  • Open to business travels

What we offer

  • Full-time job contract

  • Wellbeing programs

  • Discounts on Whirlpool appliances

  • An international working environment in a dynamic company

  • Many opportunities to learn and develop within a high tech engineering team

Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation

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At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

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