Director Automation Engineering

Director Automation Engineering

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Engineering
  • Job Function Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD451232

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart is building the Supply Chain of the future that will achieve success through innovative, driven and dynamic leaders that will leverage their expertise around automation, engineering and retail to design and implement market changing capabilities for our distribution and fulfilment centers. Does this sound like you? If so read on to see how you might impact the world's largest retailer. 

 

  

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…  

  • You’re a solid engineering leader with an excitement for building new teams and developing automation system strategies from the ground up, encompassing MHE, robotics, vision systems, machine learning, packaging equipment and other technologies.  

  • You have a hands-on leadership approach through influencing, mentoring, teaching and leading teams. 

  • You’re driven by ambiguity and continuous improvement, seeking new impactful automation methods to develop and implement. 

  • You have proven ability to take technologies from prototype to production, building a roadmap of capabilities including developing, testing and deploying automation technologies on a large-scale. 

  

 

You’ll make an impact by:  

  • Defining vision and strategies for automation technologies using internal and external requirements, identifying market opportunities, building business cases, and approving objectives. 

  • Leading in design and development of progressing new automation technologies through alpha and beta, hardening technologies to implement across the Distribution and Fulfilment Center network. 

  • Developing and implementing large-scale automation technology for brownfield and greenfield sites to enhance operational efficiencies, OEE, and increase productivity. 

  • Implementing efficiencies and best practices in Distribution and Fulfilment Center Automation Engineering to help speed the delivery and quality of Products. 

  • Establishing, influencing and managing high-visibility key supplier relationships. 

  • Promoting a talent-focused organization where talent management is the responsibility of all managers. 

 

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.  

 

Perks and Benefits 

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. 

 

Who We Are 

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But youll quickly find were 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, youll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. 

 

 

 

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. 

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 or a related field and 5 years’ experience in Industrial Engineering, supply chain, or a related area OR 7 years’ experience in Industrial Engineering, supply chain, or a related area. 3 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

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, 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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