Director, Supply Chain Engineering

Director, Supply Chain Engineering

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Engineering
  • Job Function Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD05721

What you'll do at

Develops and implements processes, technologies, and material handling equipment improvement strategies across domestic networks by receiving approval for capital project and process improvement plans and strategies to reduce costs, enhance store service, improve safety, and improve engineering quality; working with senior leadership teams of operations and material handling suppliers to approve new engineering applications; presenting project concepts and designs to senior and executive leadership teams for approval; communicating new distribution center concepts and improving existing operations; setting or applying best practices; managing suppliers and contractors to ensure programs are delivered on-time and within approved budgets; and supporting the team in measuring, tracking, and publishing systems and operational performance. Collaborates with senior and executive leadership to develop sustainable supply chain strategies by providing guidance on supply chain gaps and areas of opportunity; acting as a subject matter expert, advising leadership on industry best practices; recommending initiatives with the greatest return on investment potential; and leading major projects and overseeing project teams to drive initiatives from concept through implementation. Manages initiatives to reduce operating expenses within the supply chain and enhance services by overseeing multiple projects from concept to implementation; developing operating and capital budgets and recommending them for approval; reviewing and approving project plans; and collaborating with key business partners to ensure sustainable process changes that support business initiatives. Directs the analysis and design of new distributions centers and processes by ensuring the application of industry technologies, equipment, and material handling solutions; partnering with key vendors to benchmark industry best practices; collaborating with key internal teams to gain project support and operational insight; reviewing and confirming financial analyses and justifications; and presenting project ideas and designs to divisional senior leadership for approval. Directs the identification and implementation of initiatives to reduce operating expenses within the supply chain by applying traditional industrial engineering techniques; collaborating with key cross functional teams to align resources and identify priorities; partnering with key material handling providers to identify and implement appropriate technologies; and reviewing presentation material for project ideas and designs prior to senior leadership approval. Provides guidance and drives execution of logistics engineering projects by reviewing and approving project implementation plans, timelines, budgets, and operational plans for multiple site projects; reviewing project performance to ensure projects are meeting financial goals; and visiting multiple locations to ensure projects are progressing according to plan and operational needs are being met while minimizing operational impact. Additional responsibilities include: Collaborates with senior and executive leadership to develop sustainable supply chain strategies Manages innovative supply chain processes, best practices, and implement strategic solutions Responsible for design and implementation of engineering products (ex: Automation and Robotics) Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates Minimum Qualifications...Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field and 5 years’ experience in Industrial Engineering, supply chain, or a related area OR 7 years’ experience in Industrial Engineering, supply chain, or a related area. 3 years’ supervisory experience. Preferred Qualifications...Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications. Masters

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field and 5 years’ experience in Industrial Engineering, supply chain, or a related area OR 7 years’ experience in Industrial Engineering, supply chain, or a related area. 3 years’ supervisory experience.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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