(USA) Principal Automation Engineer-1

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 01/11/2022

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Partnership and Collaboration: Engages with team members on a periodic basis and establishes credibility. Analyzes stakeholder needs and partnerswith stakeholders to share relevant information. Responds effectively and efficiently to requests. Takes a "one team" approach to collaborate andaccomplish goals for the business.
Process Flow Design: Interprets information to quantify the anticipated outcome of supply chain decisions. Describes the typical tasks associated withusing and managing suppliers. Understands issues and considerations for inbound and outbound logistics. Describes basic logistical processes andsubprocesses. Uses a variety of business process design tools and techniques. Examines, interprets, and explains workflow materials anddocumentation. Analyzes a process and associated business logic and offers recommendations based on analysis. Carries out business processdesign tasks with some supervision and coaching. Documents common obstacles and barriers for effective implementation.
Talent Management: Identifies the key roles and responsibilities in the group and the career ladder for assigned function. Explains how the concept ofa career path can be used to identify future desired roles. Demonstrates the ability to help integrate new members into the team. Seeks guidance inobtaining long-term developmental opportunities.
Project Management: Plans and estimates simple projects under guidance. Produces standard project status reports. Obtains information fromstakeholders during the planning stage of a project. Assists in detailed project plans, including costs, schedules, and resource requirements. Providesinput for Gantt or PERT charts or their equivalents to track project progress and status. Manages multiple projects with varying timelinessimultaneously.
Continuous Improvement: Defines the critical workflow for executing key processes. Identifies process problems that limit performance. Focuses onthe most significant problems to maximize efficiency gains. Surfaces systemic problems to be addressed at the organizational level. Implementsmethods for improving and establishing controls for critical processes. Monitors systems and processes after interventions to confirm success and todiagnose new or remaining problems. Implements methods of Continuous Improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, or Kaizen.
Automation System Design: Promotes the usage of automation machineries. Participates in implementation and training. Conducts cost-benefitanalyses of machineries. Monitors actual versus planned. Consults on the use of advanced machineries for automation of supply chain processes.Helps develop and implement long-range automation plans. Works with multi-function and automating machineries that perform multiple andcomplicated tasks enabling time reduction of supply chain processes.
Automation Integration: Combines knowledge of automation/system design and learning from previous implementations into a road map. Guides inresolving integration issues. Identifies and quantifies risks of proposed alternatives to a system or technology integration initiative. Runs integrationand testing of upgrades, enhancements, and fixes. Designs and develops interfaces for multiple partners and platforms. Anticipates key problems andchallenges for multi-system, multi-process integration. Implements planned and ad-hoc communications to and from affected parties. Ensures projectproblems are surfaced and reported to appropriate project personnel.
Operational Excellence: Assesses situations based on awareness of goals and operating issues of assigned department. Seeks guidance whenassigned goals conflict with departmental goals or the overall strategy. Documents regulatory and reporting requirements. Works to resolve obstaclesrelated to goals of own department. Understands the importance of and implementation of One Best Way and Standard Operating Procedureinformation. Identifies safety hazards and anomalies during operations processes and reports to supervisor.
Data and Digital Literacy: Leverages data analysis tools to explore highly complex data, develops and tests hypotheses, uses data to influencestrategic work, and builds and presents insights. Identifies, implements, and drives technology change within scope of work. Use visualization tools torepresent data and construct coherent stories to influence decisions.
Business Acumen: Provides recommendations to business stakeholders to solve complex business issues (for example, operational issues,necessary skills, revenue generation models). Develops business cases for projects with a projected return on investment or cost savings.Demonstrates deep functional knowledge of the business unit/organization being supported. Translates business requirements into projects,activities, and tasks and aligns to the overall business strategy. Serves as an interpreter and conduit to connect business needs with tangiblesolutions and results. Recommends new processes and ways of working.
Influential Communication: Organizes thoughts and communicates confidently, credibly, and concisely within scope of work. Presents to andinfluences team and business partners, conveying messages through basic understanding of the relevant context. Utilizes relevant data and fact-basedinformation to articulate results and provides recommendations in a structured manner. Actively listens to others, seeks and providesconstructive feedback, and provides ideas/recommendations on processes. Proactively builds a personal network.

Mechatronics: Builds 3- dimensional objects and converts 2-dimensional objects into 3-dimensional objects. Creates building/facility drawings fromthe ground up, generating all elements within the software. Performs manipulations on design objects (for example, changing projections, managingdrawing layers). Presents complex products and systems graphically. Monitors the design, installation, and testing of electrical systems in machinesused for supply chain processes. Demonstrates expertise in wiring schematics, ensuring driving innovation in system and compliance. Adheres toelectrical safety practices to ensure compliance with manufacturing requirements. Works with various I/O devices in order to control conveyer logic(for example, gapping, sorting, diverting). Inspects critical equipment to ensure compliance with drawings, specifications, and designs. Evaluatescurrent guidelines, standards, and safety procedures in the mechanical engineering process. Selects or develops technologies for mechanism design,materials engineering, and energy conversion.
Engineering Economics: Applies principles used to evaluate the economics of investment decisions. Works with a specific financial analysis tool set.Interprets major types of financial data utilized by the organization and effectively summarizes and rolls up data. Implements valid financial analysisaligned with key criteria. Utilizes basic qualitative and quantitative tools and techniques. Builds business cases (for example, time value of money,return on investment, costs, investment drivers).
Advanced Analytics: Evaluates the quality of data collected and the effectiveness of data analysis methods. Provides solutions to data requirementsin the data analysis process. Tests and evaluates multiple solutions, methods, and models to determine accuracy, validity, and applicability.Establishes standards for the application and interpretation of statistical data. Analyzes complex data elements, systems, data flows, dependencies,and relationships to contribute to conceptual, physical, and logical data models.


5-6 years Automation Engineering

Project management (automation)

Data Analysis

Live our Values
Culture Champion
• Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself accountable; and supports Walmart’s commitment to communities, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance.
Servant Leadership
• Is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.
Embrace Change
Curiosity & Courage
• Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; supports innovation and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks.
Digital Transformation & Change
• Implements and supports continuous improvements and willingly embraces new digital tools and ways of working.
Deliver for the Customer
Customer Focus
• Delivers results while putting the customer first and applying an omnimerchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans.
Strategic Thinking
• Adopts a broad perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans.
Focus on our Associates
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
• Embraces diversity in all its forms and actively supports diversity of ideas and perspectives, as well as diversity goal programs.
Collaboration & Influence
• Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively to achieve objectives; communicates with
impact to a range of audiences; and demonstrates energy and positivity for own work.
Talent Management
• Contributes to an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, demonstrates engagement and commitment to the team, and recognizes others’
contributions and accomplishments.

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.

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...

701 S. WALTON BLVD., BENTONVILLE, AR 72716-6209, United States of America

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