(USA) Automation Control Systems Manager

(USA) Automation Control Systems Manager

  • Location LANCASTER, TX
  • Career Area Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Job Function Supply Chain Management
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1914190

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Creates, manages, and oversees the DC Control system master plan. Supports plans and initiatives to maintain system performance. Executes planned outages and troubleshooting, including the execution of corrective action across all relevant lines . Develops and maintains relationships with other departments, vendors, and key stakeholders. Identifies and communicates goals and objectives. Builds accountability for and measures progress to achieve results. Identifies and addresses improvement opportunities. Demonstrates adaptability and promotes continuous learning.

Ensures business needs are met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives. Develops the skills and abilities of site associates. Creates and facilitates training content and programs, including Associate Work Instruction development and creation. Participates in internal and external recruiting initiatives to fill staffing opportunities. Consults with business partners, managers, co-workers, and other key stakeholders. Solicits, evaluates, and applies suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Manages multiple projects within Operations by defining scopes of work and project objectives (for example, owning the programming definition, testing, and execution for Industrial Control Systems, Programmable Logic Controller, Industrial PCs, controls communication, and Human-to-Machine Interfaces. Establishes project activities, deliverables, milestones, and timelines. Coordinates planning activities (for example, business requirements, risk assessments, target dates) and assembles management plans. Tracks plan changes and ensures the resolution of critical issues. Identifies the resources needed for project completion. Delivers presentations, status reports, and other project documentation to internal stakeholders and external suppliers at regular intervals.

Troubleshoots and analyzes operational processes, automation equipment, and case flow nonconformities. Leads root cause analysis and drives equipment reliability and process stability. Supports control system resolution. Engages cross-functional departments and vendor teams as necessary.

Evaluates and manages control systems performance, utilization, and capacities. Creates and leverages detailed reporting to understand system performance and implements continuous improvement projects around employee performance and system operations.

Partners and maintains transparent relationships with customers and other vendor contacts to enable maximum system performance. Champions technology improvements to current platform standards to reduce effort, increase productivity, and accelerate business goals.

Leads the process improvement of control system architecture, change management, and the development and integration of electrical and control systems for automation equipment on product and packaging initiatives, capacity, and savings projects.

Observes DC electrical safety and power systems and recovery by monitoring and ensuring department performance related to training, implementation, execution, and change management (for example, power systems and recovery plans).

Coordinates, completes, and oversees job-related activities and assignments by developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders; supporting plans and initiatives to meet customer and business needs; identifying and communicating goals and objectives; building accountability for and measuring progress in achieving results; identifying and addressing improvement opportunities; and demonstrating adaptability and promoting continuous learning.

Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by hiring and training; mentoring; assigning duties; providing recognition; and ensuring diversity awareness.

Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by implementing related action plans; utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy; and providing direction and guidance on applying these in executing business processes and practices.

Talent: Supervise Associates: Provides specific, honest, accurate, and timely feedback on associate performance. Assigns tasks to associates that fit their skill levels and maximize team performance. Uses people processes (for example, selection, development, performance evaluation) to ensure effective associate performance. Recruits and hires the associates needed to meet business requirements. Teaches, guides, and assists in the development of associates.

Judgment: Use Appropriate Judgment: Identifies, reviews, and applies policies and procedures to make informed judgments. Identifies and uses facts, information, and expertise to set priorities and make informed decisions. Uses data and evidence to determine the causes of problems and develop solutions to address them.

Customer/Member Centered: Focus on the Customer/Member: Reviews customer/member-focused data and adjusts performance to address findings. Promotes and supports associate efforts to exceed customer/member expectations. Informs associates on how to identify and locate resources to meet the diverse needs of customers/members.

Execution and Results: Manage Execution and Results: Holds associates accountable for completing work within expectations and time requirements. Plans and manages own and others' time, based on business priorities, and follows up to ensure all work requirements are completed in a timely and accurate manner. Identifies and obtains the resources needed to complete projects. Encourages associates to strive for excellence, efficiency, and quality in work practices.

Planning and Improvement: Plan and Pursue Team-Based: Improvement Coordinates and aligns planning with organizational initiatives and direction. Looks at work plans and makes changes, as needed, to achieve team or work group objectives. Sets realistic timelines for goal accomplishment. Improves work processes and practices to increase performance and results.

Influence and Communicate: Increase Commitment: Promotes ideas and links them to business needs and benefits. Builds trusting, cooperative relationships and alliances with others, inside and outside of the organization. Effectively communicates clear, up-to-date information on business plans and priorities (for example, change initiatives). Shares experience and ideas with associates across the organization.

Ethics and Compliance: Manage Ethics and Compliance: Instructs associates on how to act in accordance with policies and procedures, and supports their efforts in doing so. Ensures associates demonstrate the highest standards of integrity and ethics in work situations. Corrects ethical and compliance issues, enforcing compliance and administering appropriate consequences as needed.

Adaptability: Quickly Adapt: Demonstrates creativity and strength in the face of change, obstacles, and adversity. Adapts to competing demands and shifting priorities. Updates knowledge and skills to handle new complexities, challenges, and responsibilities. Seeks exposure to new ideas and perspectives. Helps associates adjust to and develop the capabilities needed to implement organizational change initiatives.

Sustainability: Communicates PSP sustainability values and goals (for example, energy reduction, waste reduction, sustainable products) to Associates throughout the Club/area of responsibility, ensuring their understanding of the importance and impact of these initiatives, and connects PSP initiatives to the Club/area of responsibility goal. Recommends ideas or approaches based on PSP sustainability values and goals that would further improve operations and outcomes. Uses sustainability information to promote organizational success while improving social, economic, and environmental practices. Teaches Associates in area of responsibility how to handle and respond to community partners' questions and concerns regarding PSP sustainability values, efforts, and goals, including steps to take when they don't know the answer to give. Provides advice and guidance to Associates on those behaviors and actions that are consistent with PSP sustainability values and goals (for example, reducing waste, saving energy, demonstrating work-related Personal Sustainability Practices).

Associate Engagement: Ensures Associates understand and participate in the grass roots process year-round. Ensures Associates implement action plans developed in response to Associate Opinion Survey results and tracks these efforts over time. Implements programs designed to support and enhance Associate health and well-being by taking action to minimize or eliminate problematic issues. Encourages and rewards Associate engagement behaviors that contribute to the achievement of Facility and own goals. Consistently promotes the importance and value of Associate engagement by implementing processes and practices designed to improve engagement and enhance operations.

Diversity: Identifies up and coming and high-performing talent, including diverse talent, and provides for accelerated development opportunities. Demonstrates awareness and value of diverse teams by creating and maintaining an environment of objectivity, open communication, and respect. Implements and supports strategies and initiatives that build high-performing, diverse and inclusive teams. Actively supports formal diversity goal requirements.

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.




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.


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



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.


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.


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


The annual salary range for this position is $50,000.00-$100,000.00


Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.


Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:


- Regional Pay Zone (RPZ) (based on location)


- Stock



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, electrical engineering, or related area. Option 2: 2 years’ experience as a multiskilled maintenance technician. Option 3: 2 years’ work experience in automation or control systems.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, electrical engineering or related area and 2 years’ experience in automation, manufacturing, or related area., Certification in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Root Cause Analysis, or Ignition., In automation or control systems

Primary Location...

940 E Pleasant Run Rd, Lancaster, TX 75146, 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.

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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