Project Planner

Requisition ID: 17081

Job Function: Product Delivery (40000049)

Position Requirements:

* Expert skill in project management application area, follow through action register, facilitate team meetings

* Ability to see the high-level overview of the organization and effectively negotiate and implement decisions and/or actions that support project delivery

* Influence team members for positive outcome; Ability to adjust to a changing environment or situation and to adopt a flexible approach that shifts according to the situation

* Proven People skills to work in cross-functional teams with can-do attitude

* Seeks effective way to generate ideas, alternatives, and possibilities

* Skill in budget management, financial planning and analysis

Capital Management with tracking of:

* Capital Budget & Cash flow track

* Part supplier selected, Toolmaker selection, eCAR approvals, Tooling PO

* Tooling initiated, Tool execution tracking, Tool release from toolmaker to molder

* Tooling delivery to final supplier, Tool trials coordination, Tool arrival date

* Drawing releases, Part & Assembly revisions, Manufacturability review tracking

* Production Parts Readiness & availability

* PPAP Initial Preparation, Schedule & Tracking

Basic qualifications:

* Minimum Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Product Management, Business Administration or Project Management

* 3+ years of proven program and project management experience of increasing size and scope

* MS Office, Google Suite, Excel/Google Sheets Formulas & Charts, MS Project and/or SmartSheets

* Understanding of SAP or similar ERP systems

Preferred qualifications:

* Excel/Google Sheets Macros/Scripting

* PPTA Software

* PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification


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.

Nearest Major Market: Niles

Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend

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