Whirlpool Corporation Product Safety/Regulatory Compliance Analyst - Remote in Benton Harbor, Michigan
Product Safety/Regulatory Compliance Analyst - Remote
Date: Apr 3, 2021
Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022-2692
Company: Whirlpool Corporation
Requisition ID: 41945
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Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Safety and Regulatory Excellence (SReX) Sr. Analyst opening in our Global Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs (GSR) function.
As a Regulatory Compliance Analyst within Whirlpool’s GSR organization, you will have the opportunity to work with Regional Safety Managers, Product Safety Managers (PM’s), Product Specialists and our internal laboratory personnel to develop data systems, databases and analysis tools used as the foundation of product investigations and used when reporting on issues pertaining to alleged product safety concerns. In this role, your work will contribute to the use and development of existing and new data systems, analytical tools and additionally, evaluate emerging technology to enhance the team’s effectiveness and productivity in an ever-changing, dynamic environment. You will be responsible for maintaining and developing a variety of systems which are mainly based around SQL server databases with MS access form based front ends, and to lead in the consolidation and enhancement of these systems and databases to support the future GSR process vision, and to specify, develop and implement the next generation of user interface(s) using suitable contemporary technologies in order to support GSR teams based around the globe. This position can be remote but will need to be available to be on-site on a regular basis at our Benton Harbor Global Headquarters in Southwest Michigan.
Maintain and manage existing GSR systems to support effective monitoring of safety issues.
Lead the implementation of the next generation of GSR systems and databases, consolidating systems and data, incorporating additional relevant data from across the Whirlpool business, and supporting GSR’s ongoing process improvement and evolution.
Develop and maintain cross functional relationships that support Global Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs’ (GSRs’) processes and objectives
Make recommendations and implement improvements to database structure to reflect the real world, making the data more relational, decreasing data duplication and moving towards a single source of the truth
Lead investigation and scoping for:
Transition from MS Access form-based user interface to an appropriate new technology, example: web-based
Data Reporting Development
Internet of Things (IoT) data
Integrate data from various global data sources
Support ad hoc database queries to help Product Managers find and analyze global product safety trends.
Validate and Test Current Database Backup Systems to increase confidence in data integrity.
Manage Data Team’s major projects.
Lead Global Information Systems (GIS) efforts for server upgrades, testing and validation
Manage User lifecycle and provide systems user support
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
3+ years experience with Microsoft SQL server database design, administration, maintenance, tools and services; SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Transact SQL, MLS, Security, Backups, .net programming
3+ years’ experience with Full Stack Web Development using a Microsoft SQL Server Database.
1+ year experience with Microsoft Access databases and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) programming
Microsoft Office Suite, G-suite and Tableau
Product Safety experience and/or Engineering experience
Continuous Improvement mindset, ability and desire to improve and streamline processes
Project management capabilities to lead data projects with implementation being performed by internal and/or external technology resources
Locate and interpret varied data from multiple sources to enable effective analysis. Familiarity with ETL interfacing with Whirlpool data systems; SAP HANA, Clarabridge, Legal Connect, Windchill, SAS VA, Google APIs
Write MS Access forms, queries, reports, and VBA code modules
Anticipate needs and automate non-value-added processes wherever possible
Planning, organization and communication skills
Prioritize and perform work coming from various sources
Analytical skills as well as critical thinking and creativity
Thorough and accurate with close attention to detail
People skills with the ability to play lead roles or supporting roles as individual situations dictate
Presentation skills and the ability to prepare materials for presentation that can meet the requirements of an intended audience made up of lay-people as well as subject-matter experts as needs dictate
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 whirlpoolcorp.com
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