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Whirlpool GIS Leadership Development Program - Full Time in Benton Harbor, Michigan

GIS Leadership Development Program - Full Time

Date: Nov 7, 2020

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

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

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.

The Global Information Systems Leadership Development Program (GISLDP) develops future business leaders with Information Technology accountability within Whirlpool Corporation. During this unmatched three rotation program, members receive forward-thinking career development challenges and experience in what it takes to envision, design, develop, and operate information systems that support a global multi-branded business. Rotations are 12 months in length in order to allow participants to get exposure early on in their career to learn the product life cycle and gain a deeper understanding of product development. This ensures participants are fully equipped to hit the ground running when they graduate into a permanent role. Participants must successfully complete a program-specific curriculum. A senior GIS leader is assigned to each participant to help mentor, coach, and accelerate their career.

Sample of role assignments:

  • Project Leadership: Project Planning & Estimating, Project Management & Delivery

  • Innovation and Emerging Capabilities: New technologies

  • Business Client Engagement: Business facing roles providing leadership and support to Supply Chain, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Customer Service, etc.

Minimum Background and Experiences:

  • Progress towards MBA or MS degree with a specialization in technology or with technical certifications or a Masters of Science in IS, IT, Computer Science or related field

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 with an anticipated completion date in 2021

  • Minimum 3 years of practical work experience in a fast-paced technology field

Preferred Background and Experiences:

  • Passion for science, technology, engineering or mathematics and how they can be applied to deliver business outcomes

  • Desire to work within project management and IT consulting role

  • Desire to work in a global enterprise, lead challenging projects and drive organizational effectiveness through technology solutions

  • Demonstrated project management capability; agile experience preferred

  • Understanding of how technology enables business outcomes

If you meet the minimum requirements of the job description, you will be prompted to take a behavioral assessment called "Plum" within one week of your application.

This position is located at our global headquarters in Saint Joseph and Benton Harbor, Michigan . Whirlpool Corporation’s headquarters is located in the community in which we were founded. Known as the “Twin Cities,” Saint Joseph and Benton Harbor offer thriving year-round shopping and arts districts, quaint shops, wineries, bakeries and restaurants. These communities boast 40 miles of Lake Michigan beachfront, where swimming, sailing, kayaking, waterskiing, boating, and beach volleyball are abundant during the summer. Winter activities include a Luminary Festival, Reindog Parade, chili tour, and ice carving festival.

For this position, Whirlpool Corporation will not sponsor visas for candidates at this time.

Get to know more about our programs at https://www.whirlpoolcareers.com/work-with-us-ca-students/

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the leading major appliance manufacturer in the world, 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.

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 at whirlpoolcorp.com.

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