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Whirlpool Corporation Hardware Validation Engineer in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Hardware Validation Engineer

Date: Jan 31, 2021

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

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 41028

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.

Hardware Verification & Validation Associate

Functional Overview

Currently, we are seeking a full-time Hardware Verification & Validation (V&V) associate to support the electronic controls verification and Validation team at our Benton Harbor, MI headquarters. The position is best suited for someone with an engineering background and experience in the Hardware testing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Complete UL/IEC Electronics Module Certification reports

  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the area of UL-6730, IEC-60335-1 and relevant IEC standards

  • Test appliance controls and HMIs (Human Machine Interfaces) and other products for different aspects prototype evaluation, engineering development, etc.

  • Development testing on appliance products from multiple embedded hardware performance perspectives

  • Plan and execute Environmental , Hardware, Light, Touch performance testing based on product or control FMEA (Failure modes Effects and Analysis) and DVP&R. (Design Verification Plan & Actions)

  • Setting up the appliances for testing in the Environmental chamber, EMI (Electromagnetic Interference) / EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) or Hardware Validation

  • Interpret compliance standards and define actions needed to meet the standards

  • Write Test Reports and participate in Schematic, Layout, DVP&R (Design Validation Plan and Report), FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis) and Test Plan reviews

  • Work in a team environment and manage testing deliverables to meet project deadlines for respective control

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering

  • 1+ years of experience in embedded Electrical and Electronics development or testing

Preferred Requirements

  • Preferred experience with Electrical or Electronics certification laboratories.

  • Experience with oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, Oscilloscopes, Network Analyzers/ Spectrum Analyzers, High Frequency Testing, Still Hands on Individual Contributions.

  • Knowledge of UL/IEC 60730-1, IEC 60335-1 and ISO/IEC 17025 standards.

  • Experience with Hardware development testing such as soldering, desoldering, and troubleshooting.

  • Proficiency in automating testing with the help of leading test platforms like PLC (programmable Logic

  • Proficient project management and communication skills


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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