Senior Quality Manager - Packaging job Benton Harbor Michigan
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Senior Quality Manager - Packaging Job

Employer Name: Whirlpool SpiderID: 5346283
Location: Benton Harbor, Michigan Date Posted: 8/4/2016
Wage: Category: Packaging
Job Code: A1ECZ

Job Description:
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.
Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Quality Manager - Packaging opening to join our NAR Manufacturing Quality organization.

What You Will Do:
• Owns the data and analytics on product transit damages, define root cause & corrective actions working with manufacturing, design and supply chain functions
• Owns governance & review process to drive actions
• Leads continuous improvement of North America field & supply chain requirements (with the system architects) and lab test procedure (with the lab leaders) based on the learns from the field
• Collaborate with platform package engineering to insert field / supply chain requirements into design guide
• Development of business case to justify packaging changes along with category Product Quality Leaders
• Supports the Product Damage Reduction steering committee with prioritizing areas to work on
• The Sr. Quality Packaging Manager position responsibilities include initiating, planning, executing, and controlling product packaging projects to deliver company strategic objectives.
• Major tasks in this role include program/project management.
• As a subject matter expert in packaging, this position will also be required to support daily business transactions to resolve packaging deficiencies or supplier quality issues.
• Drive problem solving for key packaging quality issues using 8D/Drill Deep & Wide
• Develop & execute quality tools, processes, projects with influencing engineering & manufacturing plants quality teams to improve product quality
• Interact with all leadership team to present quality initiatives/updates, and quality performance
• Deliver significant improvements to the bottom line through Product Damage improvement.

Job Requirements:
What You Need to Succeed:
• Strong project management skills, multi-tasking and influencing others.
• Knowledge and experience with packaging physical property test and inspection. Experience providing packaging support for Engineering standards development / review / enforcement. Cross functional, multi-project management.
• Advanced problem solving tools
• Proven leadership ability, excellent communicator, confidence and self-motivator
• Bachelor’s degree in Packaging Engineering. Master's degree preferred.
• 10 years’ experience in package design with a strong track record in project management.
• Six Sigma black belt
• ASQ professional certification preferred, but not required

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.

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Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 10 or more
Education Required: Bachelors
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Jessica Karnes Company Type:
Company: Whirlpool
City: Benton Harbor
State: Michigan
Zip: 49022
Web Site:

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