Senior Food Engineer, Product Development
- St. Joseph,
Date: Mar 2, 2018
Location: St. Joseph, MI, US, 49085
Company: Whirlpool Corporation
Job Function: Product Development Engineering
Senior Food Engineer, Product
The Food Engineer will be
responsible for the development and verification of culinary performance for
freestanding ranges and built in cooktops. The engineer will own both the
virtual and physical development of cooking accessories, cavity components, and
the development of appliance algorithms to meet consumer expectations. The
Food Engineer is also a resource for food science and food chemistry related
knowledge and will serve as a technical consultant to others within the
The Food Engineer will join
the Cooking Performance Subsystem Teams which are responsible for new product
development of freestanding ranges and built in cooktops globally. The
Food Engineer will represent the voice of the customer in project teams with
respect to cavity and cooktop culinary performance.
- Translate the voice of the
customer to system, subsystem, and component level requirements.
- Design and execution of cavity
and cooktop components with respect to culinary performance including
heating elements, convection systems, utensils, racks, trays, griddles,
- Creation, verification, and
validation of advanced cooking and sensing algorithms to provide best in
class culinary performance.
- Connecting consumers to their
kitchens in new ways as subject matter expert for Internet of Things and
App Software teams.
- Technical project management,
schedule, resource management, and risk analysis, related to modules,
components, and algorithms owned.
- Lead through others with planning,
training, and facilitation of laboratory technicians.
- Continuously improve the
planning, processes, and procedures to improve efficiency and
- Bachelor's Degree with 3 years of
related work experience OR Masters
Degree with at least 1 year of related work experience.
- Degree major in Food Engineering,
Food Science or related science/engineering.
- Related work experience includes
Appliance, Consumer Goods, or Food Industry experience.
- Experience with product
development tools such as A3, DFMEA, DVP&R, Stage Gate Development
- Advanced knowledge of food
chemistry and heat transfer.
- Kinetic modeling of reactions in
- Ability to analyze mechanical and
- Knowledge of control theory and
- Demonstrated project management
and computer skills.
- Ability to travel within the US
and global design centers.
- Black Belt/Opex/Six
- Knowledge of Consumer Reports or
other consumer agency evaluation methodologies.
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:
WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with
approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 70
manufacturing and technology research centers. 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. We stay true to our philosophy
that says good business begins by not following but leading. Our brands and
products help people make the most of time so they
can focus on making the most of moments that matter. 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.
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