(USA) Senior Manager, Automation Engineering

(USA) Senior Manager, Automation Engineering

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Engineering
  • Job Function Automation Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1857142

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

What you'll do... 

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make and drives us to create the future of retail. We can’t do that without the best talent – talent that is innovative, curious, and driven to create exceptional experiences for our customers. 

 

As a member of the Transportation Engineering team, you’ll use an innovative and analytical mindset to revolutionize Walmart’s Transportation fleet in support of our supply chain digitization and automation strategy and our corporate commitment to achieve zero emissions by 2040. You will research relevant technology and identify strategic industry partners to pilot innovative Autonomous Vehicles (AV) and/or Zero-Emissions Vehicles (ZEV) that are powered by electricity, hydrogen, or natural gas.  

 

You will report to the Director, Automation Engineering. This is an onsite role based in Bentonville, Arkansas; a full relocation package is available, but we are not considering remote candidates. 

 

What you’ll do… 

  • Define vision and strategies for automation technologies using internal and external requirements, building business cases, and being knowledgeable enough to provide design solutions to implementation issues  

  • Manage internal and external resources to build and test automated systems from prototype to production-scale fabrication and implementation while also balancing budgets and timeline constraints 

  • Utilize expertise in robotics and/or automated systems to ideate, iterate, and refine innovative Transportation solutions for Walmart Distribution Centers’ Yard of the Future 

  • Champion workstreams with cross-functional stakeholders and all levels of leadership to gain programmatic and financial support 

 

You’ll sweep us off our feet if… 

  • You’re a solid engineering contributor with an excitement for adapting and integrating new automated systems in Transportation applications  

  • You have hands-on robotics experience and are adept at sourcing and manipulating data to support your recommendations to leadership  

  • You can demonstrate experience building and adapting automation technology to new established environments, and can communicate technical needs of the situation to fully integrate the product or automation solution into operations 

  • You have experience managing and deploying large scale automation programs from prototype testing to multi-site deployments 

  • You have a background in Autonomous Vehicles, Robotics, Computer Science, Transportation Infrastructure or Autonomous Enabling Technologies 

 

Walmart is building the Supply Chain of the future that will achieve success through innovative, driven, and dynamic engineering leaders who will leverage their expertise to design and implement transformative technology through the following engineering competencies: 

  • Data and Digital Literacy: You will leverage data analysis tools to explore overly complex data, develop and test hypotheses, influence strategic work, and build and provide insights to construct stories and make decisions 

  • Process Flow Design: You will interpret information to quantify the anticipated outcome of supply chain decisions, describe the typical tasks associated with using and managing suppliers, and understand issues and considerations for inbound and outbound logistics. 

  • Automation Integration: You will identify common issues and considerations for bringing a new automation design to a facility, work with teams to measure and manage project performance, document implementation plans and estimates, and participate in the development of technology interfaces and bridges. 

  • Automation System Design: You will promote the usage of automation machineries, participate in implementation and training, and conduct cost-benefit analysis of machineries while monitoring actual versus plan and consulting on the use of advanced machineries 

  • Mechatronics: You will create views of objects in 2 and 3 dimensions, perspective drawings and orthogonal views, and use design and visualization to perform basic drafting, among other responsibilities. 

  • Project Management: You will be responsible for project management tasks, including but not limited to identifying project risks and vulnerabilities, setting up communication and contingency plans, conducting project reviews, and building a strategic road map to identify and leverage synergies. 

  • Continuous Improvements: You will streamline the critical workflow for executing key processes and develop methods for improving and establishing controls for critical processes 

  • Engineering Economics: You will advise on a variety of financial tools, techniques, and approaches and assist with building business cases 

 

Benefits & Perks 

Beyond a great compensation package, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO (Paid Time Off), multiple health plans, and much more. 

 

Who We Are 

What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy, and employment opportunity. It's all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

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, ideas, and opinions – while being inclusive of all people. 

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

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You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

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For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

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Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

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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 a specific plan or program terms.

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For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

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The annual salary range for this position is $110,000.00-$220,000.00

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Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

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Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

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- Stock

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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 a related field and 4 years’ experience in Engineering, supply chain, or a related area. Option 2: 6
years’ experience in Engineering, supply chain, or a related area.
2 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: Computer Engineering

Primary Location...

2501 Se J St, Ste A, Bentonville, AR 72716-3724, 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 One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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