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Whirlpool Corporation Global Information Systems Senior Analyst, Sales & Product Marketing in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Global Information Systems Senior Analyst, Sales & Product Marketing

Date: Mar 31, 2021

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022Harrisburg, PA, US, 17101Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84111Augusta, ME, US, 04330Montpelier, VT, US, 05602Hartford, CT, US, 06103Columbus, OH, US, 43215Charleston, WV, US, 25301Juneau, AK, US, 99801Salem, OR, US, 97301Carson CIty, NV, US, 89701Austin, TX, US, 78701Annapolis, MD, US, 21401Boston, MA, US, 02201Providence, RI, US, 02903Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73102Jackson, MS, US, 39205Little Rock, AR, US, 72201Concord, NH, US, 03301Jefferson City, MO, US, 65101Richmond, VA, US, 23219Dover, DE, US, 19901Pierre, SD, US, 57501Saint Paul, MN, US, 55102Santa Fe, NM, US, 87501Lincoln, NE, US, 68502Phoenix, AZ, US, 85001Helena, MT, US, 59623Madison, WI, US, 53703Bismarck, North Dakota, US, 58501Banton Rouge, LA, US, 70802Indianapolis, IN, US, 46225Sacramento, CA, US, 95814Raleigh, NC, US, 27601Lansing, MI, US, 48933Tallahassee, FL, US, 32301Albany, NY, US, 12207Des Moines, IA, US, 50309Trenton, NJ, US, 08608Olympia, WA, US, 98507Atlanta, GA, US, 30303Boise, ID, US, 83702Frankfort, KY, US, 40601Montgomery, AL, US, 36104Topeka, KS, US, 66603Cheyenne, WY, US, 82001Springfield, IL, US, 62701Columbia, SC, US, 29217

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 42440

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.

FUNCTION OVERVIEW:

Whirlpool is currently looking for qualified candidates for the role of Global Information Systems, Senior Anallyst, Sales & Product Marketing.

The role will be located in Benton Harbor, MI. The position can also be remote but requires travel to Benton Harbor for project based assignments. This role will closely collaborate with various business partners, Global Information Systems (GIS) teams and external parties across North America Region (NAR). This role will evaluate, provide recommendations for, deliver and support solutions both technical and process related. The primary areas of focus for this position will be Salesforce, as well as integrated and associated systems such as SAP environments and processes that support our sales, product marketing, and commercial business planning teams.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Engage in capability and technology roadmap development for Sales and Product Marketing.

  • Work closely with business partners, GIS, and external vendors/consultant partners to translate business requirements into technical solutions and translate technical solution requirements and implications back to the Sales and Product Marketing teams

  • Provide leadership to the cross-functional teams to deliver projects and enhancements

  • Lead and facilitate efforts designed to improve overall processes and systems while maintaining an absolute focus on the customer. These efforts include initiatives such as reducing defects, blockers, driving work out of our processes, reducing cycle time and driving control plans

  • Learn new business processes and technologies

  • Keep abreast of new technologies and industry strategies and identify opportunities for improvement

  • Document Statements of Work (SOW) and manage contractors and/or system implementation resources against SOW deliverables and terms.

  • Act in absence of other functional and technical resources

  • Mentor, coach, and provide direction to direct/indirect team members

  • Keep privacy and security of data and systems top of mind

  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities and commitments concurrently

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently

  • Interpersonal savvy, the ability to learn on the fly and drive results

  • Navigate and drive clarity and decisions in areas of ambiguity

  • Executive presence, including excellent oral and written communication skills

Project Responsibilities:

  • Drive use of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) across the Sales and Product Marketing portfolio.

  • Oversee / lead concurrent small to large cross-functional projects and initiatives, ensuring adherence to agree upon scope, time, budget, and quality specifications

  • Develop and manage project work breakdown structures / project schedules, as well as project budgets and forecasts

  • Proactively identify and manage key project risks and issues, escalating timely as needed

  • Prepare for, lead, and/or facilitate key project meetings and agile ceremonies

  • Lead and participate in business and technical requirement gathering and documentation

  • Collaborate with internal and external teams and stakeholders to drive completion of project activities and deliverables

  • Plan and assist in execution of testing, deployments, and transition into ongoing support

Technical / Operations Responsibilities:

  • Lead / Manage Application Maintenance and Support (AMS) and Maintenance of Business (MOB) activities and ensure incident management, change request and Change Advisory Board (CAB) processes are followed, as needed

  • Manage / Support system releases

  • As needed, coordinate various internal and external teams to identify, triage, drive resolution, and conduct root cause analysis for incidents and problems

  • Oversee creation of / Validate functional and technical deliverables.

  • Monitor / Track operational metrics such as incidents, problems, change requests, and uptime for related systems.

  • Identify patterns and exercise thought leadership to propose, gain buy-in for, and drive system improvements and inform technology roadmap

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3+ years of experience in business analysis, technical analysis, solution design, project delivery, or operations

  • 1+ year(s) of experience with system implementations as scrum master/project manager or technical lead

  • 1+ year(s) of experience with Salesforce and SAP ECC

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or MBA

  • 2+ year(s) of experience with Salesforce and SAP ECC

  • Agile and Project Management certifications

  • Experience or familiarity with

  • Anaplan

  • Other SAP modules such as Vistex, Vertex, etc.

  • Order management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and eCommerce platforms

  • Web Services/Application Programming Interface (API)s

  • Documenting business and technical requirements, use cases

  • System testing procedures and tools

  • Incident and problem management processes and tools

  • Experience using project management tools like JIRA/Confluence and Smartsheets

  • Business acumen, coupled with the ability to communicate findings to both business and IT leaders in a way that can influence how organizations approach business challenges

  • High level of curiosity and creative problem solving

  • Use different types of technologies, reviewing and providing oversight for data architecture and integrations

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About us

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 .

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.

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Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend

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