25 Nov 2016

Full-Time Product Designer PTC Creo

Design Engine – Posted by jobsBenton Harbor, Michigan, United States


Job Description

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Product Designer, Whirlpool Corporation

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in establishing basic project design objectives and the selection of design approaches.
  • Develop design concepts from verbal, written, or physical descriptions and/or specifications while applying Design for Manufacture and Design for Assembly concepts. Includes completing design layouts of components, assemblies, and products.
  • Perform tolerance analysis and participate in design review activities.
  • Prepare and revise robust solid models and detail drawings of complex components and assemblies from design layouts, marked prints, sketches, and verbal instructions.
  • Prepare Engineering Notices and structure bills of material for assemblies.
  • Participate in the construction of prototype parts and assemblies as well as other experimental and pre-production types of activities.
  • Work with internal and external tool makers, fabricators, and process partners to optimize designs and processes.
  • Manage Pro/E data within Windchill/PDMLink to promote completed work to Engineering Notice and Bill of Material systems.

Function Overview

Use CAD to produce robust 3D models. Assist engineers to get prototypes created. Work with multiple functions within the organization to design and engineer refrigeration products that will lead in the market place.


Minimum Requirements

  • A 4-year college degree in applicable field
  • 5+ years experience or a minimum of a high school diploma and 12+ years experience.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience using PTC Creo Parametric
  • Experience using PTC Windchill Product Lifecycle management (PLM)
  • GD&T proficiency
  • Experience with manufacturing processes and component design for these processes
  • Understanding of top-down design techniques
  • Experience using Google products
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to manage time and work effectively while being self-motivated
  • Ability to adapt as designs and process improve over time
  • Ability to conceive and visualize ideas and concepts from verbal and written instructions; and the ability to articulate ideas and concepts to others.
  • Ability to work effectively with others in a cross functional organization.
  • Work experience in designing the following component types: injection, blow molded, thermo formed and extruded plastic parts. Knowledge of gas assist and two-shot part design.
  • Knowledge of metal component processes including: laser and water jet cutting, progressive stamping and bending, press die forming, and extruding.
  • Knowledge of Pro/E Solid modeling and Sheet Metal is required; experience with Pro Cable may be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of Top Down design, master assemblies, and skeletons


About Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2015. 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.  We earn the trust of consumers around the globe by focusing on what matter most.  Because of our leadership practices, development opportunities, business performance, strong reputation and a commitment to the communities where we live and work, Whirlpool Corporation has received many awards including  – Fortune Magazine’s Top Companies for Leaders, one of the world’s Most Admired Companies, Fast Company’s Top 50 Most Innovative Companies and we’ve had a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for over 11 years in a row.


This position is located at our global headquarters in Saint Joseph and Benton Harbor, Michigan – a breathtaking vacation community on 40 miles of Lake Michigan beachfront, where swimming, sailing, kayaking, waterskiing, boating, and beach volleyball are abundant. The company is host to a variety of employee resource groups, including a Young Professionals Network – a group of more than 700 local members who are active in corporate social responsibility commitments like Habitat for Humanity, Cook for the Cure, United Way, Boys and Girls Club, and other social activities.  A quick 90-minute drive from Chicago, Southwest Michigan is also home to a new Jack Nicklaus signature golf course called Harbor Shores, 17 other public golf courses, nearly 20 wineries, two art districts, many seasonal festivals, outdoor concerts and events all year long.  Join us in making the most of moments that matter.  Additional information about our company can be found at http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com. Follow us on LinkedIn or join the conversation @whirlpoolcorp on Twitter.


Engineering & Technology

Primary Location

US-MI-Benton Harbor/St. Joseph


Global Product Organization

Cost Center 29762

EEO Disclosure  Whirlpool is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

How to Apply


Job Categories: 3D Modeling, Creo, Design, Manufacturing, Mold Design, Product Design, and windchill. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 3d design, Pro Cable, Product Engineer, PTC Creo, Sheet Metal, and Windchill. Salary: BOE. Job expires in Endless.

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