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Senior Automation Engineer



Software Engineering
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023
  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Job Function Software Development and Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition R-1645224

What you'll do...

Position: Senior Automation Engineer

Job Location: 702 SW 8th St, Bentonville, AR 72712

Duties: Leverages data analysis tools to explore moderately complex data, develops and tests hypotheses, uses data to influence strategic work, and builds and presents insights. Identifies, implements, and drives technology change within scope of work. Uses visualization tools to represent data and construct coherent stories to influence decisions. Interprets information to quantify the anticipated outcome of supply chain decisions. Describes the typical tasks associated with using and managing suppliers. Understands issues and considerations for inbound and outbound logistics. Describes basic logistical processes and subprocesses. Uses a variety of business process design tools and techniques. Examines, interprets, and explains workflow materials and documentation. Analyzes a process and associated business logic and offers recommendations based on analysis. Carries out business process design tasks with some supervision and coaching. Documents common obstacles and barriers for effective implementation. Supports the development of business cases and recommendations. Owns the delivery of project activity and tasks assigned by others. Supports process updates and changes. Solves simple business issues. Demonstrates functional knowledge of the business unit/organization being supported. Organizes thoughts and communicates confidently, credibly, and concisely within scope of work. Presents to and influences team and business partners, conveying messages through a basic understanding of the relevant context. Utilizes relevant data and fact-based information to articulate results and provide recommendations in a structured manner. Actively listens to others, seeks, and provides constructive feedback, and provides ideas/recommendations on processes. Proactively builds a personal network. Seeks help to implement ideas for process improvement for the group. Identifies the main processes for which the group is responsible. Demonstrates the ability to describe the interrelationships among elements of a system or process. Applies the concept of continuous improvement to identify opportunities for greater efficiency. Understands and explains principles of continuous improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, or Kaizen. Describes the concepts behind engineering economics and the implications of financial data. Understands the drivers of cost. Identifies major types of financial data utilized by the organization. Explains how financial data is accessed and the types of information used in engineering. Understands how to develop a business case. Identifies the areas for usage of automation machineries. Assesses tasks for automation potential. Obtains information about alternative automation solutions. Assists with analyzing space and cost requirements associated with machinery usage. Identifies issues and provides resolutions to problems related to automation machineries. Identifies common issues and considerations for bringing a new automation design to a facility. Telecommuting / working from home is permissible.

Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in Engineering, or related field plus 2 years of experience in engineering or a related field; OR Master’s degree or the equivalent in Engineering, or related field.

Skills Required: Must have experience with: Analyze and assess situations with a long-term, holistic perspective using data tools like excel, MATLAB and Interprets information to quantify the anticipated outcome of supply chain decisions; Utilize Strategic management MBA level capability to develop and implement plans and strategies that align with organizational goals; Identify, mitigate, and resolve problems quickly and effectively under pressure using crisis management skills; Design thinking MBA skill to develop innovative solutions to complex problems and represent solutions using Autocad; Plan, execute, and monitor projects, ensuring they are completed on time, within scope, and within budget using tools such as Jira & Microsoft projects; Analyze data, evaluate options, and make informed decisions based on objective criteria; Collect, analyze, and interpret data to support business decisions and drive performance improvement using SQL tools; Collaborate with other business units to understand how automation can improve workflow; Lead and manage projects through all phases of the project lifecycle. Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.

Salary Range: $91,000 to 156,000 /year. Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance incentives. Additional compensation for certain positions may also include: Regional Pay Zone (RPZ) (based on location) and Stock equity incentives

Benefits: At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based incentive 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, education assistance with 100% company paid college degrees, company discounts, military service pay, adoption expense reimbursement, and more.

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. For information about benefits and eligibility, see


Wal-Mart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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