Principal Automation Engineer

  • Walmart
  • Bentonville, AR, United States
  • 08/04/2022

Job Description

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Walmart is building the Supply Chain of the future that will achieve success through innovative, driven, and dynamic engineering leaders who will leverage their expertise around automation, engineering and retail to design and implement market changing capabilities for our distribution, fulfillment, and retail 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 contributor with an excitement for adapting and integrating new automated systems in a retail setting.
  • You have a hands-on engineering experience and are adept at creating vendor relationships and manipulating data to support your recommendations to leadership
  • You'll need to demonstrate experience of surveying the automation landscape to identify new technologies and create automation partnerships to solve complex problems
  • Demonstrated experience adapting automation to retail distribution or fulfillment applications

You'll make an impact by:
  • Defining vision and strategies for new automation technologies using internal and external requirements and building business cases
  • Identifying and testing new automation technology to enhance operational efficiencies, improve safety, OEE, and increase productivity
  • Implementing efficiencies and best practices in automation and operations to help speed the delivery and quality of products
  • Growing, influencing and managing high-visibility key relationships.

What you will need:
  • Degreed with a minimum of a Bachelor's in Engineering or Computer Science
  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in automation design and implementation. Strongly prefer a retail or distribution centered experience.
  • Advanced usage of data analytics and presentation software to manipulate and present data
  • Understanding algorithms, processes, and technology to recommend and implement next step solutions.

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...
2901 SE I STREET, STE TBD, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712-0000, United States of America

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