Food Technology Engineer @ Whirlpool

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Job Description:

  • Support new product design from concept development to execution
  • Translate product level requirements into subsystem/module/component design criteria
  • Specify parameters for appliance algorithms to meet performance targets
  • Performs laboratory testing of prototypes for component and system level characterization
  • Provide input to and support development of components and systems related to cooking performance (including Heating Elements, Convection Systems, Cooking Accessories, user interface)
  • Develop new technical capabilities and competencies guided by the Food Network team
  • Support day to day lab operations including inventory and maintaining of lab facilities
  • Supports literature development for cooking related functions and features
  • Technical project management: Schedule, Scope, Risk management related to the cooking performance module.
  • Support food performance integration into the product.

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years working in a lab environment including conducting standard testing, research and/or developing test methods

Preferred skills and experiences

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Chemical Engineering, Food Engineering, Food Science or related studies is preferred
  • Culinary degree, hospitality management  or strong equivalent experience in culinary industry preferred
  • Black Belt/Opex/Six Sigma certification a plus
  • Proficient in Google Systems (email, drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides)
  • Comfortable with operating and navigating computer systems in general
  • Basic programming skills is preferred
  • Strong problem solving skills with initiative and the desire to discover using a sequential model.
  • Organized : Strong Time Management
  • Ability to teach and share knowledge using documentation – A3, PDSA, DMAIC
  • Demonstrates numerical and scientific abilities- uses data to analyze and communicate problems and solutions
  • Able to work within a team
  • Experience and interest in cooking
  • Statistics – Opex BB certification (preferred)
  • Understanding of chemistry and physics and an interest in food based application.
  • Develop and execute test plans
  • Comfortable with various cooking methods.
  • Demonstrate successful cross functional team working model

Experience Level: Mid-Senior
Work From: Onsite

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