Manager, Automation Engineering

Manager, Automation Engineering

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Engineering
  • Job Function Automation Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1669491

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Data and Digital Literacy: Leverages data analysis tools to explore moderately complex data, develops and tests hypotheses, uses data to influence
strategic work, and builds and presents insights. Identifies, implements, and drives technology change within scope of work. Uses visualization tools
to represent data and construct coherent stories to influence decisions.

Process Flow Design: Interprets information to quantify the anticipated outcome of supply chain decisions. Describes the typical tasks associated with
using and managing suppliers. Understands issues and considerations for inbound and outbound logistics. Describes basic logistical processes and
subprocesses. Uses a variety of business process design tools and techniques. Examines, interprets, and explains workflow materials and
documentation. Analyzes a process and associated business logic and offers recommendations based on analysis. Carries out business process
design tasks with some supervision and coaching. Documents common obstacles and barriers for effective implementation.

Business Acumen: Supports the development of business cases and recommendations. Owns the delivery of project activity and tasks assigned by
others. Supports process updates and changes. Solves simple business issues. Demonstrates functional knowledge of the business unit/organization
being supported.

Influential Communication: Organizes thoughts and communicates confidently, credibly, and concisely within scope of work. Presents to and
influences team and business partners, conveying messages through a basic understanding of the relevant context. Utilizes relevant data and fact-based
information to articulate results and provide recommendations in a structured manner. Actively listens to others, seeks and provides
constructive feedback, and provides ideas/recommendations on processes. Proactively builds a personal network.

Continuous Improvement: Seeks help to implement ideas for process improvement for the group. Identifies the main processes for which the group is
responsible. Demonstrates the ability to describe the interrelationships among elements of a system or process. Applies the concept of continuous
improvement to identify opportunities for greater efficiency. Understands and explains principles of continuous improvement methodologies such as
Lean, Six Sigma, or Kaizen.

Engineering Economics: Describes the concepts behind engineering economics and the implications of financial data. Understands the drivers of
cost. Identifies major types of financial data utilized by the organization. Explains how financial data is accessed and the types of information used in
engineering. Understands how to develop a business case.

Automation System Design: Identifies the areas for usage of automation machineries. Assesses tasks for automation potential. Obtains information
about alternative automation solutions. Assists with analyzing space and cost requirements associated with machinery usage. Identifies issues and
provides resolutions to problems related to automation machineries.

Automation Integration: Identifies common issues and considerations for bringing a new automation design to a facility. Works with teams to measure
and manage project performance. Documents implementation plans and estimates for projects. Documents project implementation meetings,
particularly status reports on next steps. Participates in the development of technology interfaces and bridges. Works with existing interfaces and
integration and migration plans within assigned area. Prepares integration tests. Measures and compares results with established test criteria.

Talent Management: Identifies the key roles and responsibilities in the group and the career ladder for assigned function. Explains how the concept of
a career path can be used to identify future desired roles. Demonstrates the ability to help integrate new members into the team. Seeks guidance in
obtaining long-term developmental opportunities.

Project Management: Plans and estimates simple projects under guidance. Produces standard project status reports. Obtains information from
stakeholders during the planning stage of a project. Assists in detailed project plans, including costs, schedules, and resource requirements. Provides
input for Gantt or PERT charts or their equivalents to track project progress and status. Manages multiple projects with varying timelines

Operational Excellence: Explains operational functions and key functional roles of assigned department or unit. Clarifies the role of each department
or unit and its relevance to the enterprise strategy. Describes the interdependence of support functions and line operating functions. Identifies the
primary operational functions of the organization. Understands where to locate and how to read One Best Way and Standard Operation Procedure
information. Locates information regarding fundamental practices and policies. Lists common tasks and activities performed by operations functions
and subfunctions.

Partnership and Collaboration: Engages with team members on a periodic basis and establishes credibility. Analyzes stakeholder needs and partners
with stakeholders to share relevant information. Takes a "one team" approach to collaborate and accomplish goals for the business.

Mechatronics: Updates existing CAD drawings based on requirements. Describes common drafting conventions, tools, procedures, and processes.
Identifies basic functions and features of a design and visualization system. Navigates and troubleshoots control systems. Identifies electrical design

concepts and techniques used in a supply chain. Cites examples of usage or application of electrical design in automating supply chain processes.
Demonstrates knowledge of wiring schematics, ensuring they meet requirements and are compliant. Describes common mechanical components of
Distribution Center and Fulfillment Center equipment. Names basic tools or technologies used in mechanical engineering.

Advanced Analytics: Explains the key concepts and features of data analysis methods. Lists the major sources (for example, tools, dashboards,
industry sources etc.) for collecting data. Explores, compiles, and manipulates data using various tools. Analyzes data and computes descriptive
statistics that identify trends, outliers, and correlations.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field and 2 years’ experience in engineering, supply chain, or related area. Option 2: 4 years’
experience in engineering, supply chain, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Masters: Computer Engineering

Primary Location...

601 N WALTON BLVD, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

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?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see

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