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Whirlpool Corporation Chemicals & Resins Analyst - Procurement in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Requisition ID: 56173

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2021, the company reported approximately $22 billion in annual sales, 69,000 employees and 54 manufacturing and technology research centers.

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This role in summary

Whirlpool is seeking a qualified candidate for the role of Analyst, Procurement in Benton Harbor, MI.

This Analyst position is a procurement position for individuals demonstrating consistent use and understanding of cost drivers, financial analysis, market dynamics, and competitive tension. The Analyst will support $750M in spend analytics to provide detailed forecasts to the business on North American Chemicals & Reins purchasing.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Accurate forecasting, planning, and communication of the overall changes in the market and supply base sourcing

  • Successfully coordinate and translate market trends and supplier pricing with the commodity team to generate an accurate monthly forecast

  • Utilize SAP to enter accurate data and run queries to analyze the data for validation and communication to leadership on the variances month to month

  • Create simplified processes to continue to enhance and improve the forecasting and validation process

  • Provide accurate reporting necessary to keep leadership informed of the monthly variances along with risks and opportunities

  • Support the team with raw material settlement invoice payments through accurate validation

  • Forecast monthly for the North American Chemicals & Resins Team

  • Enter pricing into SAP, run queries, and validate the forecast on a monthly basis

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 6+ months of experience (including academic, internship, or coop) in Finance, Procurement, Supply Chain, Business or Engineering

Preferred skills and experiences

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Procurement, Supply Chain, Business or Engineering

  • 2+ years of experience in Sourcing, Procurement or Supply chain

  • Proven communication, negotiation, conflict resolution and management skills

  • Strong analytical and computer related skills

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple key activities

  • Ability to quickly build strong rapport and relationships with internal process partners and suppliers

  • Ability to grow in your technical abilities to become a subject matter expert in Chemicals & Resins

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Additional information

Employees in this role can work a hybrid schedule of three core days in office and two days remote. This enables employees to come together to collaborate in-person and gives employees the added flexibility to work remotely

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At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

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