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Whirlpool Corporation Senior Hardware Verification & Validation (V&V) Engineer in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Senior Hardware Verification & Validation (V&V) Engineer

Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 43814

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

Functional Overview

Whirlpool is currently, seeking a qualified candidate for our Senior Hardware Verification & Validation (V&V) Enginee r, role to support the electronic controls verification and Validation team at our Benton Harbor, MI headquarters.As the Senior Hardware V&V Engineer, you will be responsible for the testing and certifications of products and prototypes and would be tasked with maintaining the lab and associated equipment to keep it in working order. You will also be required to review project designs and define, plan & execute required tests to release the design.

Job Responsibilities

  • Test electronic controls and other products for different aspects prototype evaluation, engineering development, etc.

  • Plan and execute Environmental, Hardware and Certification testing based on product or control FMEA (Failure Modes Effects and Analysis) and/ or DVP&R (Design Verification Plan and Report) .

  • Aware of Design for Reliability principles and tools

  • Knowledgeable of different failure analysis techniques and able to use this to direct failure analysis.

  • Knowledge of Design and build test fixtures as needed

  • Develop and maintain internal policies and procedures for new and failed product testing.

  • Understand product field failures and improve testing methods including reporting to engineering and management teams

  • Investigate failures to find the root cause and define containment and permanent actions to eliminate the issue

  • Follow and create test plans for evaluating hardware revisions and regression testing

  • Maintain hardware test procedures for each hardware and software model

  • Maintain management reports

  • Experience in planning and executing the tests for different controls based on FMEA, DVP&R and specifications

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering

  • 5+ year(s) of experience in hardware development and testing

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with electronic assembly quality inspection, i.e. IPC-A-610

  • Good understanding of Test to Fail, Design for Reliability, Six Sigma concepts ASQ certifications such as CQE (Certified Quality Engineer), CRE (Certified Reliability Engineer)

  • Experience with oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, Oscilloscopes, Network Analyzers/ Spectrum Analyzers, High Frequency Testing

  • Ability to run, tune and maintain test scripts

  • History with maintaining test equipment and lab: Environmental chambers, shakers, vibration FFT analyzers, and IR thermal Camera

  • Experience with Reliability and Statistical analysis softwares such as Reliasoft Weibull, ALTA, RGA, JMP, Minitab.

  • Is able to plan and execute the work for a project or a program, and track the progress to deliver project in a timely manner


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