Whirlpool HR Manager, Global Strategic Sourcing in Benton Harbor, Michigan

HR Manager, Global Strategic Sourcing

Date: Jul 6, 2018

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

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 21461

Job Function: Business HR (40000060)

Function Overview

Whirlpool is seeking qualified candidates for a Human Resources Manager role to join our Global Human Resources organization leading HR for the North American Global Strategic Sourcing and the Global Quality organizations. This position performs as a proactive and insights-driven partner to business leaders to lead organization and people excellence to deliver positive business outcomes. This position will also assess and anticipate needs in designated business units/geographic areas and provide integrated solutions by partnering with other HR functions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Partner with business leaders to deliver business outcomes through development and delivery of business strategy, strategic imperatives, and functional goals

  • Lead the people excellence strategy to ensure the business is fully leveraging organizational effectiveness, diversity and inclusion, leadership and technical capability development, and high employee engagement

  • Balance business strategy, strategic imperatives, and functional goals to deliver business outcomes

  • Operate within a global operating framework that leverages HR Operations, global CoE’s, and standard process and systems to enable two-way information sharing on business needs, analyze trends and metrics within designated business units, develop integrated solutions, programs and policies in support of business strategy

  • Identify talent implications in business strategy, develop human capital strategies and drive business events

  • Identify organizational needs and gaps, drive to build organizational capability and people excellence

  • Partner with business to drive succession planning and management through identifying high impact/critical roles, developing incumbents and successors, as well as identifying global mobility opportunities and candidates

  • Effectively coach business leaders and leadership team

  • Build people leader effectiveness and drive effective talent management by leveraging globally consistent talent calendar and CoE toolkits

  • Lead Strategic Workforce Planning and drive Diversity & Inclusion strategy in business units

  • Embed a culture of continuous improvement and effectively manage change

  • Participate with others in completing special projects as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 5 + experience in Human Resources

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree

  • Degree concentration in Business, Human Resources

  • PHR or SPHR certification

  • Centers of Excellence experience

  • Demonstrated experience partnering with senior leaders to advance the overall talent strategy

  • Business Acumen-Uses extensive knowledge and insight about the business to fully engage in business discussions and lead People Excellence strategy to improve talent and business outcomes

  • Organizational Effectiveness- Creates an effective and strong organization by utilizing organizational diagnosis tools, leveraging organization design principles, and building organizational capabilities in line with Whirlpool’s core values to win against the competition

  • Demonstrated experience using data-driven insights and applying it to inform business decision making

  • Demonstrated experience with leadership development and coaching

  • Change Champion- Partners to lead and sustain change creating an agile and responsive organization

  • Experience working with and within global teams and the demonstrated ability to establish and succeed with global partners

  • Experience living a continuous improvement culture and effectively eliminating waste and driving overall process discipline and improvement


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.

Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.

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