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(USA) Senior Manager II, Material Handling Equipment Service



Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023

(USA) Senior Manager II, Material Handling Equipme...

(USA) Senior Manager II, Material Handling Equipment Service

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition R-1433766

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Operational Excellence: Evaluates relevant industry practices from an operations perspective. Resolves obstacles to goals of several organizationalfunctions. Advises others to carry out responsibilities based on understanding of key organizational functions. Designs awareness programs for multi andcross-functional issues of the regulatory environment. Facilitates interrelationships between major functions and subfunctions. Recommendsefficiencies in operational functions and One Best Way documentation wherever possible. Monitors organizational compliance with policies andprocedures. Facilitates communications across departments to ensure a smooth workflow in the facility and related partner functions. Appliesregulatory programs as needed to comply with major products, processes, or business areas. Provides recommendations and solutions to existingand potential legal or regulatory problems. Vendor Management: Evaluates issues and terminates vendor relationships as appropriate. Works with Legal. Develops quality standards andcontrols for vendor selection. Ensures the fulfillment of report and recordkeeping requirements. Monitors supplier performance. Resolvesdiscrepancies between performance and agreements. Builds and maintains partnerships with multiple and/or large vendors. Facilitates supplierpartnering arrangements that share risks and rewards. Reliability Management: Monitors standard operations in hardware product reliability quality assurance programs. Guides others in product redesignand feature changes to improve product performance and reliability. Directs the collection of information on product failures and uses the informationto redesign or enhance products. Consults on the definition of success for hardware products and reliability tests. Designs evaluation metrics toassess reliability improvement plans and programs for hardware products. Applies probability and statistical measures to assess products andestimate and monitor reliability. Contracts Management and Administration: Explains the types of contract information required before a contract is signed. Assists in creating files ofrelevant information for specific vendors, customers, or contracts. Implements organizational protocols and procedures for contract management.Reviews contracts to ensure compliance with contract specifications and regulations. Administers locally relevant contracts for the department. Budgeting: Evaluates past business decisions and associated budgetary considerations and impacts. Compares planned budgets versus actualexpenditures and identifies, reports, and explains variances. Participates in developing budget adjustment procedures and practices. Develops andmanages large and important budgets. Uses Walmart's preferred budgeting software tools. Works with business managers to create appropriatebudget amounts. Designs, prepares, summarizes, and presents expense management reports. Utilizes a number of diverse expense managementtools and methods. 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. Uses visualization toolsto represent data and construct coherent stories to influence decisions. Business Acumen: Develops, evaluates, and implements proposed business cases for projects and initiatives. Influences business stakeholderdecision-making. Translates business requirements into strategies, initiatives, and projects, aligns them to business objectives, and drives theexecution of deliverables. Demonstrates expertise of multiple business units/organizations being supported. Builds and articulates the business caseand return on investment and delivers work that has demonstrable value. Challenges business assumptions on topics related to assigned domainexpertise. Develops new, organization-wide processes and ways of working. Teaches and guides others on best practices. Proactively engages in theexternal community to build Walmart's brand and learn more about industry practices. Influential Communication: Leads discussions with varying viewpoints. Presents to and influences diverse audiences across divisions usingappropriate frameworks/tools. Leverages fact-based data and analytics insights from multiple finance and business domains to build a cohesivenarrative, form an argument, organize thoughts, and present in a clear, concise, and meaningful way. Demonstrates decision and coordination skillswhen faced with conflicting or ambiguous inputs. Acts as a trusted advisor to diverse business partners, influencing them to act as needed to movethe business forward. Provides timely feedback to others. Seeks, internalizes, and utilizes feedback to make changes. Business Process Improvement: Participates in defining organizational strategic goals and purposes. Defines how to gather and keep customers.Analyzes business processes, identifies alternative solutions to outdated processes, and assesses feasibility. Establishes requirements for largechanges in the overall mission, roles, responsibilities, and processes necessary to make business improvements. Evaluates financial, cultural,technological, and other factors to address. Recommends new approaches that use advanced technology. Works to overcome Business ProcessImprovement resistance from managers, the labor force, and other groups. Technical Acumen: Uses advanced diagnostic techniques and tools for unusual or performance-related problems. Evaluates business impacts offailures and the criticality and timing of resolutions. Monitors machine performance and history. Addresses excessive maintenance or repair needs.Resolves difficult or high-impact equipment and systems problems. Coaches others to resolve integration or communications problems in a multivendor environment. Applies specific techniques for isolating a problem and defining resolution approaches. Supports and participates in majorinstallations and customizations. Provides recommendations and documentation to field support on technical and equipment issues. Collects,documents, and maintains equipment configuration requirements and instances. Demonstrates knowledge of all technical and components of facilityequipment. Crisis Management: Determines the severity of crises and initiates appropriate response actions. Identifies signs of an impending crisis. Proactivelyplans and prepares for major business crises. Reviews crisis management and disaster recovery plans for currency, adequacy, and validity. Appointsindividuals to crisis response teams and trains team members in response tasks. Calculates the financial impact of crises. Quality Assurance: Interprets quality assurance failures, analyzes underlying causes, and estimates associated costs. Implements quality assuranceprocesses for multiple hardware products. Oversees the activities and documentation associated with the preparation, administration, validation, andpublications of quality assurance audits. Advises others on the strengths and weaknesses of alternative quality assurance methodologies. Conductsand directs quality reviews and audits. Consults on the optimal matching of quality assurance tools to specific products or product groups. Software Product Testing: Participates in test readiness reviews and functional, volume, and load testing. Tests software components for compliancewith functional requirements and design specifications. Explains procedures for documenting test activities and results (for example, errors,nonconformance). Describes key features and aspects of a specific testing discipline or methodology. Conducts functional and performance testingon aspects of assigned products. 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. Change Management: Introduces change initiatives that target the improvement of significant organizational capabilities. Focuses on the impact ofchanges on key business issues. Recruits change team members and supporters to improve project success. Secures feedback regarding programsuccess. Coaches others to develop stronger change management skills and greater comfort with change. Implements strategies for renewing ordeepening change efforts. Electrical Design: Monitors the design, installation, and testing of electrical systems in machines used for supply chain processes. Recommendsimprovements to quality inspection procedures for existing electrical systems. Demonstrates expertise in wiring schematics, ensuring and drivinginnovation in systems and compliance. Adheres to electrical safety practices to ensure compliance with manufacturing requirements. Coordinatesbetween multiple electrical systems, equipment, and component inspection activities. Ensures work adheres to specifications. Works with various I/Odevice in order to control conveyor logic (for example, gapping, sorting, diverting). Procurement: Selects appropriate qualified suppliers and negotiates related contracts. Coordinates the procurement of a variety of products,materials, and services. Monitors the effectiveness of procurement policies in high-cost or critical-path purchases. Compares and contrasts alternativesourcing strategies (for example, sole sourcing, reverse auctions). Develops alternative sources of supply for the manufacturing organization. Assistsin creating contingency plans for and with critical suppliers. Data Analytics and Insights: Applies advanced analytics techniques (for example, statistics, time series analysis, optimization and simulation) todeploy appropriate models for analysis and prediction. Analyzes information to draw out patterns and relevant insights for customers. Leverages datato take real-time decisions and provide data-led actionable insights for businesses and proactively identify/mitigate risks. Develops new visualizationsolutions and advanced dashboards. Builds compelling stories based on analysis to integrate multiple pieces of information into cohesive insights.Presents to internal and external stakeholders using appropriate frameworks and conveys clear messages through deep business and stakeholderunderstanding. Negotiation: Conduct negotiations for the business area. Assesses and leads fact-based decisions in high-risk situations and educates others onnegotiation strategies. Mitigates and resolves disagreements by anticipating objections and adjusting negotiating approaches. Adheres to andcoaches others on company and regulatory retailer supplier relationship processes, values, and policies. Mitigates risks through due diligence. Seeksguidance on and escalates complex legal and/or regulatory issues as necessary. Project Delivery: Monitors progress and generates project variance analysis reports. Implements planned and ad-hoc communications to and fromaffected parties. Ensures project problems are surfaced and reported to appropriate project personnel. Reports dependencies, conflicts, andcompletion date status to project management teams. Develops cost-benefit analysis. Tracks and reviews actual costs versus planned. Assesses andleads fact-based decisions in high-risk situations and educates others on changes in strategy. Mitigates and resolves disagreements by anticipatingobjections and adjusting approaches. Creates monitoring and control mechanisms that allows the team to perform adaptive planning and continuousimprovement and encourages rapid iterations and flexible responses to change. Live our Values Culture Champion • Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself and others 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 • Acts as an altruistic servant leader and is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent. Embrace Change Curiosity & Courage • Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; fosters an environment that supports learning, innovation, and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks. Digital Transformation & Change • Seeks and implements continuous improvements and encourages the team to leverage new digital tools and ways of working. Deliver for the Customer Customer Focus • Delivers expected business results while putting the customer first and consistently applying an omni-merchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans. Strategic Thinking • Adopts a holistic perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans and shaping the team’s strategy. Focus on our Associates Diversity, Equity & Inclusion • Identifies, attracts, and retains diverse and inclusive team members; builds a high-performing team; embraces diversity in all its forms; and actively supports diversity goal programs. Collaboration & Influence • Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively and cross-functionally to achieve objectives; and communicates with energy and positivity to motivate, influence, and inspire commitment and action. Talent Management • Creates a discipline and focus around developing talent, promotes an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, empowers associates and partners to act in the best interest of the customer and company, and regularly 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.

Bachelor's degree in a Technical related field (e.g., Controls, Electrical) and 4 years experience in Material Handling Industry or related field OR
8 years experience in Material Handling Industry or related field.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Supervisory experience Bachelors: Computer Engineering Project Management - Project Management Professional - Certification

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, 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.

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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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