Manager, Automation Engineering

Manager, Automation Engineering

  • Location BROOKHAVEN, MS
  • Career Area Engineering
  • Job Function Automation Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1916303

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About the Team

As a part of the Walmart Supply Chain organization, you will contribute to the growth and delivery of our Supply Chain Engineering team! Why? Because Sam Walton founded our company with the belief that the customer is #1. It is not just a belief, but our way of doing business.

With our Supply Chain Team at the forefront of retail transformation you can work on a team that is ultimately focused on delighting our customers, saving them both time and money in unexpected ways. As the biggest player in the game, we trust our associates to innovate the future of Supply Chain!  If you are motivated by complex, purposeful challenges, this role, with the world’s largest retailer, could be the fit you have been looking for.

This role is an onsite position based out of our Regional Distribution Center in Brookhaven, Mississippi. In this role, you will report to our Director,  Automation Engineering on the Ambient Innovation & Automation team focused on development and implementation of standards, continuous improvement, and training & support of standards. Anticipated travel for this position is 25%. (Note, a full relocation is available for this role, but are not considering remote applicants for this opportunity.)

Do you possess any of the following skills and experience?

  • Supply chain fulfillment or distribution experience
  • Manufacturing, automation, and/or material handling experience
  • Leading and managing projects through all phases of the project lifecycle
  • Data analytics, building dashboards and/or data mining
  • Tenacious problem solver and quick learner

You’ll Make an impact through the following job functions:

  • Operational Excellence: Explains operational functions and key functional roles of own department or unit. Clarifies the role of each department and its relevance to the enterprise strategy.
  • Data and Digital Literacy: Leverage data analysis tools to explore moderately complex data, develop and test hypotheses, uses data to influence strategic work, builds and presents insights.
  • Partnership and Collaboration: Engage with team members on a periodic basis and establish credibility. Analyze stakeholder needs and partner with them to share relevant information.
  • Business Acumen: Support the development of business cases and recommendations. Own the delivery of project activity and tasks assigned by others. Support process updates and changes.
  • Influential Communication: Organize thoughts, communicates articulately, confidently, credibly, and concisely within scope.
  • Mechatronics: Cites examples of usage or application of electrical design in automating supply chain processes. Demonstrates knowledge of understanding schematics and can describe common mechanical components of DC and FC equipment.
  • Automation System Design: Describes key measures of success associated with the use of automation machineries.
  • Process Flow Design: Interprets information to quantify the anticipated outcome of supply chain decisions.
  • Automation Integration: Understands the concepts and uses for Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
  • Engineering Economics: Describes the concepts behind engineering economics and implications of financial data.
  • Advanced Analytics: Explains the key concepts and features of data analysis methods. Lists the major sources (e.g. tools, dashboards, industry sources etc.) for collecting data

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…

  • You’re passionate about solving complex problems
  • You’re customer-centric in spirit and in execution
  • You can work with details, but also see the big picture
  • You’re comfortable influencing others, managing stakeholders, getting buy-in from leadership, and communicating clearly
  • You are data-driven and a strategic thinker

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.  

Who WeAre 

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. careers.walmart.com 

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 $90,000.00-$180,000.00

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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 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...

2200 Manufacturers Blvd Ne, Brookhaven, MS 39601-9560, 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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