Whirlpool Global Information Systems - Privacy Analyst in Benton Harbor, Michigan
Global Information Systems - Privacy Analyst
Date: Feb 13, 2020
Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022-2692
Company: Whirlpool Corporation
Requisition ID: 37257
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Whirlpool Corporation is committed to protecting the personal information entrusted to us by our consumers, employees, and third parties with whom we interact.
As a member of Whirlpool Corporation’s global privacy team, this individual will work closely with Whirlpool’s Internet of Things (IOT) program, driving Whirlpool’s Privacy by Design philosophy into the operations of our connected appliance development and launch cycles. Ultimately, this person's role is to reduce risk to our organization by ensuring all IOT employees, staff and contractors know, understand and follow our Privacy by Design requirements for Whirlpool’s IOT platform and devices.
Today, you may be reviewing privacy by design strategies for Whirlpool’s connected appliance initiatives, providing privacy awareness training, or developing privacy job aids for data scientists. Tomorrow, you may be working closely with the digital business team to define our mobile app privacy requirements and provide advice via a California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) privacy impact assessment. At the end of the week, you might be working with the data governance team to map out the roadmap for privacy compliance activities and the governance model for sustainable privacy practices.
Ensure that our IOT/connected appliance program meets all privacy regulations, standards, and compliance requirements.
Own, deliver, and manage our Privacy by Design policies, guidelines, and requirements in our IOT program, ensuring awareness.
Work closely with Global Information Systems (GIS) Global Product Organization (GPO) and Business leadership to plan and secure funding for all tactical and strategic privacy initiatives for IOT.
Be the IOT subject matter expert for the company, staying current with applicable privacy law
Advise on Whirlpool privacy impact assessments and on data protection impact assessments when required under Article 35 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for IOT related processing activities.
Provide GIS GPO/IOT privacy training, education, and awareness.
Monitor, track and ensure adequate processes are in place that provide timely resolution of privacy requests/issues/complaints in the connected appliance space.
Available for inquiries from data subjects/consumers on issues relating to data protection/privacy practices, withdrawal of consent, the right to be forgotten, and related rights.
Monitor, track and periodically audit IOT privacy processes.
Active participant on the global incident response team for potential personal data protection events, investigations, and notifications, including simulations/exercises related to connected appliances.
Structure and maintain this program to be long term, so ultimately we are not changing just behaviors but culture within GIS GPO/IOT.
Report directly to the Chief Privacy Officer.
Ability to travel globally
2+ years of experience in Information Technology Operations, Privacy, Cyber Security, Engineering, or Compliance
Passion for keeping the global Whirlpool organization safe, secure, and reliable. Passion for data privacy and respect for the individual.
Strong understanding of global privacy regulations (e.g., GDPR, CCPA, PIPEDA, Privacy Shield, LGPD) as they pertain to IOT devices, systems, and our customers. Staying up-to-date as the laws evolve.
Ability to understand analytics, data mining, statistics, and other data science activities and their impact on data privacy.
Basic understanding of IOT and Cloud Technology (e.g., RESTful APIs, M2M, voice command)
Servant leader mindset for responsible enablement of business objectives and employee activity.
Ability to form complex communications/messages in a simple, clear and concise manner to the various communities within our organization. This can include different cultures, nationalities, international locations and languages.
Ability to establish positive working relationships and garner influence with other functions.
Self-motivated to own and solve difficult challenges and ability to motivate others to higher levels of performance and engagement.
Strong ability in privacy by design and operational implementation of privacy processes within the business.
Strong desire and aptitude for continuous learning and keeping abreast of new and emerging privacy practices and impacting technologies
Success stories guiding projects and advancing organizational privacy goals
Proven record of dealing with data protection and privacy issues for a multinational organization
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) such as CIPT, CIPP/US or CIPP/E preferred
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. 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.
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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