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Whirlpool Analyst, Procurement in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Analyst, Procurement

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022-2692

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 33310

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

Function Overview:

We are seeking qualified candidates for an Analyst, Procurement opening to join our Global Strategic Sourcing organization in Benton Harbor, MI. In this role, you will develop and manage the business relationships between Whirlpool and assigned suppliers supporting Service Parts. You will support the development of the North American Region (NAR) purchasing strategy and operations for assigned service parts categories This function is responsible for identifying, developing, managing and coordinating suppliers to meet company's goals in regards to quality, delivery, and cost.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead/Support Business Partner needs within assigned subcategories

  • Identify, develop and execute projects for your assigned subcategories

  • Understand the financial impact of the activity and the overall impact on Whirlpool financials

  • Develop and maintain systems related to supplier performance

  • Develop and maintain key relationships with internal customers

  • Identify and lead cost-reduction efforts

  • Evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, delivery and analyze price proposals, financial reports and other information to determine competitive prices and viable supplier

  • Generate improved cash flow

  • Create a strategy for each supplier

  • Consolidate supply base

  • Manage Contract negotiations

  • Handle Supplier issue resolution; Supplier cost reductions

  • Manage Purchase Orders (PO) creation and Management

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 2+ years of experience in procurement, supply chain, or business

Preferred Requirements:

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple key activities

  • Experience in service parts procurement preferred

  • Demonstrated practical use of supplier management and sourcing principles

  • Ability to establish and build strong relationships with suppliers and process partners

  • Proven negotiation, conflict resolution, and management skills

  • Strong analytical and computer-related skills, especially MS Excel (formulas, macros, pivot tables) and PowerPoint


About us

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world's leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2018. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com, or find us on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.

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