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Whirlpool Corporation Analyst, Material Management in Amana, Iowa

Analyst, Material Management

Date: Sep 27, 2021

Location: Amana, IA, US, 52204

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers.

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.

Analyst, Materials Management

This Role In Summary:

Whirlpool is currently seeking a qualified candidate for an Analyst, Material Management, This position is located at our Amana, IA site . The purpose of this role is to provide material management of raw materials and/or component parts to the manufacturing locations and validate material is available for production when needed. This includes ensuring the material is shipped on time and received/stored accurately. This role communicates directly with the supply base on any supply issues and works with internal partners on quality and inventory issues. This role also works directly with transportation teams for accurate in-bound part flow.

This role participates and/or leads continuous improvement projects related to improving material management.

Your Responsibilities Will Include

  • This role is also responsible for processes related to Inventory Management, Bill of Material, Accuracy, Excess/Obsolescence Management, New Model Planning, Operational Issues, Returnable Packaging Issue Resolution, Invoice Resolution, Advance shipping notice Errors, Master Data Accuracy.

  • Material management of raw material, component parts, service parts and/or sub-contracted parts to the manufacturing locations and ensures material is available for production when needed including proactive and reactive problem solving with suppliers

  • Supporting processes related to Inventory Management (including Vendor Managed Inventory), Bill of Material Accuracy, Excess/Obsolescence Management, New Model Planning, Operational Issues, Returnable Packaging Issue Resolution, Invoice Resolution, Advance shipping notice Errors, Transportation, Master Data Accuracy.

  • Continuous improvement projects related to improving material management and material flow

  • Minimal travel may be required

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business, or Engineering

Preferred Skills and Requirements:

  • 1+ years of experience in manufacturing and supply chain concepts, and parts flow.

  • Experience working with lean concepts. WCM methodology preferred.

  • Experience using logic and problem solving tools to develop plans to meet targets, and proactively looks forward to prioritizing issues.

  • Able to lead conversations with partners in a proactive and productive manner.

  • Experience using CAD, SAP, and Google Tools (Google: Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms & Drawings).

  • Effective at developing and using standardized work.

  • Experience in Supply Chain Management and Industry Standards

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