Fabricator: Manager, Space Solutions

Fabricator: Manager, Space Solutions

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

We’re looking for a creative, hands-on professional to guide the design and prototyping process of physical and environmental solutions for our members and associates. The right fit for this  role has a mix of creative vision and technical knowledge to facilitate fabrication, modification, repair and testing of small- and large-scale retail models.

About the Team

Reimagining Retail is what Sam’s Club is all about. We connect the physical and digital worlds to bring innovative experiences to life. And you can be at the intersection of strategy, technology, and innovation, all working together to serve our members with amazing value and best in class convenience.

Sam’s Club is building Clubhouse, a dedicated space for ideas, collaboration and solutions that push our business forward and strengthen our commitment to being a member-obsessed organization. It’s a 37,000 sq. ft. design studio opening soon in Bentonville, Arkansas. Here’s where we’ll imagine next-generation retail experiences, by designing for physical and digital experiences, prototyping, user testing and so much, much more. Clubhouse will provide the collaborative environment, and you will provide the innovative mindset.

What you’ll do:

Build prototypes

  • Sketch out prototype plans, using hand-rendering or computer software

  • Produce scale models when necessary

  • Make changes to prototypes as necessary

  • Define the production steps, tooling and templates required for the assembly of products

  • Fabricate (or assists in fabrication of) prototype and conceptual components and assembles

  • Prepare and use manufacturing planning, written instructions, schematics, drawings and other applicable technical data to repair, fabricate and modify composite structures

  • Provide hands-on development of conceptual models and prototype components for use in the development of new products and/or design verification of high level systems

Guide cross-functional teams

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand their objectives and how to build the right solution.

  • Oversee building of prototypes, working alongside cross-functional teams

  • Modify fixtures and equipment as directed.

  • Evaluate or makes suggestions or recommendations for improvements in materials, processes, fixtures and techniques.

  • Correct discrepancies using information from conceptual drawings, diagrams, or other documents

  • Train or instruct other team members in operations that fall within their area of expertise and experience

  • Ability to transition smoothly between assignments on short notice

Oversee budget and materials

  • Oversee budget and order materials for production of prototypes

Manage fabrication lab

  • Ensure materials are properly broken down and disposed of after use

  • Receive instruction through oral instructions, rough sketches, process documents, or memos: determines equipment, material and fixture needs; set up, operate, adjust and calibrate process and assembly equipment as required

  • Make appropriate calculations relating to assignments, records data and maintains records using computerized equipment where necessary

  • Able to work with epoxies or other chemical solvents or chemicals used in hybrid processes.

  • Able to wear a respirator for extended periods of time (will be trained and certified as needed)

 What you’ll bring:

  • Experience building prototypes and working  with cross-functional teams

  • A background in sketching out prototype plans, using hand-rendering or computer software.

  • Experience making suggestions or recommendations for improvements in materials, processes, fixtures and techniques.

  • Experience using hand and machine tools.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.  

Benefits & Perks:   

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

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 Sam's Club, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet!

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- Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage

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- Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance

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- Paid time off benefits include PTO, parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. 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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- 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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Live Better U is a company 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 $70,000.00-$130,000.00

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Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

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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.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Technology, Information Systems, or related field and 2 years’ experience in project management, change management, systems management, or related area OR 4 years’ experience in project management, change management, systems management, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Supervising Associates

Masters, Masters: Information Systems

Primary Location...

2101 Se Simple Savings Dr, Bentonville, AR 72712-4304, United States of America

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

Sam’s Club 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
  • Free Membership and discounts in fresh produce
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Paid education assistance with college degrees through our Live Better U program
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid time off - to include vacation, sick leave and parental leave
  • 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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