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Whirlpool Corporation Cooling Engineer in Amana, Iowa

Cooling Engineer

Date: Dec 31, 2020

Location: Amana, IA, US, 52204

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 40416

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.

Cooling Engineer

Function Overview

Whirlpool is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Cooling Engineer opening to join our Refrigeration Engineering organization in Amana, IA.

The position may be filled at a different level depending on candidate experience and qualifications

Job Responsibilities

  • Product development in Refrigeration, working directly with EPI Project teams to develop, execute and implement projects (new projects with new cooling systems, cost and quality improvements, etc)

  • Overall Cooling system development in Refrigerator products including air flow system design, compressors and heat exchangers selection, product temperature control optimization, gas charge optimization, etc

  • Lab experimentation for products and components using thermal chambers, wind tunnels, calorimeters, etc., analysis of simulation related to refrigeration system, heat transfer and air flow in the development phases targeting to deliver all product attribute goals such as Energy Consumption, Cooling Performance, Sound, Food preservation, Ice making and Water cooling performance, Cost and Quality, etc.

  • Development of potential ideas for cost and quality improvement

  • Support on engineering build with the factory, manufacturing and process teams

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

  • Experience with refrigeration cooling systems (such as used in household refrigerators)

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or MS Degree in Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on thermodynamics and household refrigeration

  • Strong thermodynamic knowledge

  • Good communication skills

  • Passion about Engineering and Product Development

  • Willingness to be a great team player

  • Provide project leadership and ability to work on a team as well as an individual contributor

  • Ability to understand complex systems and communicate them to other engineering personnel

  • Yellow, Green Belt or Black Belt Certification – Six Sigma Certification

  • Thermal sciences background or scholastic research activities thermal sciences

  • Proficient with technical software such as MS Office, Google Office Suite, ProE, MiniTab, JMP


About us

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. 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.

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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Nearest Secondary Market: Iowa City

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