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Motor Control Unit Model Based Design Engineer-A1DXD

Benton Harbor, MI, United States

Posted: 21-Apr-2016

Ref#: 12345694700

Position Description:

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Motor Control Unit Model Based Design Engineer opening to join our Global Product organization.


What You Will Do

  • Creates, verifies and validates new plant and control models.
  • Accountable for creation of libraries, capture and reuse of knowledge.
  • Collaboration across geographic boundaries to leverage global knowledge and delivery of winning solutions.
  • Lead projects in the area Model Based Control Design and Model Based System Engineering, interfacing with our process partners. Long term planning, resource forecast, risk management and prioritization will be part of the expected project leadership role.
  • Accountable for delivering a MBCD solution (plant models / engineering tool set) from beginning to the end - planning / alignment with process partners / modeling development / validation / release plan / training.
  • Generate result through others / team leadership - coach and drive new talents in the organization to expand the results for the team.
  • Planning / Creation and maintenance of Modeling / Simulation Tools Roadmaps as per alignment with our process partners (1 to 2 yrs roadmap).


What You Need to Succeed

  • Engineering bachelor's degree, advanced engineering degree preferred (thermal, control systems, mechanics, etc.)
  • Experience with industry standard modeling and simulation tools - Matlab, Simulink, Dymola, Ansys CFD, etc.
  • Experience with programming languages: C/C++, C#, Phyton,Fortran, etc...
  • Desired experience on applying Function Mockup Interface as a method for integrating and sharing plant/control models;
  • Familiarity with OPEX, DVP&R, A3 methodology.
  • Ability to work cross functionally and globally.
  • 5+ years of industry experience in the area of system modeling (plant / controls).
  • / motor control modeling is a plus.
  • of experience on leading / coaching people in the area of plant and controls modeling;
  • Proven experience on leading projects in the area of MBCD / MBSE is required.
  • Ability to work cross functionally and globally and act as a champion in this space.


Endless Opportunities

Whirlpool has big plans for the future, just like you. We understand that it takes preparation and hard work to get there. So, we offer challenging purpose, ownership of your role, great teams, and tools to build your capability. In our performance-based setting, you can take your career in exciting new directions - and as far as you want to go.


About Whirlpool Corporation

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 in 2015. 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 earn the trust of consumers around the globe by focusing on what matter most.  Because of our leadership practices, development opportunities, business performance, strong reputation and a commitment to the communities where we live and work, Whirlpool Corporation has received many awards including  - Fortune Magazine's Top Companies for Leaders, one of the world's Most Admired Companies, Fast Company's Top 50 Most Innovative Companies and we've had a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for over 11 years in a row.


This position is located at our global headquarters in Saint Joseph and Benton Harbor, Michigan - a breathtaking vacation community on 40 miles of Lake Michigan beachfront, where swimming, sailing, kayaking, waterskiing, boating, and beach volleyball are abundant. The company is host to a variety of employee resource groups, including a Young Professionals Network – a group of more than 700 local members who are active in corporate social responsibility commitments like Habitat for Humanity, Cook for the Cure, United Way, Boys and Girls Club, and other social activities.  A quick 90-minute drive from Chicago, Southwest Michigan is also home to a new Jack Nicklaus signature golf course called Harbor Shores, 17 other public golf courses, nearly 20 wineries, two art districts, many seasonal festivals, outdoor concerts and events all year long.  Join us in making the most of moments that matter.  Additional information about our company can be found at Follow us on LinkedIn or join the conversation @whirlpoolcorp on Twitter.

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