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The Senior Manager II, Material Handling Equipment Service will work with emerging automation to build out our early maintenance management program for our Automated Consolidation Centers(ACCs) and High Velocity Fulfillment Centers(HVFCs). This pivotal role will develop our maintenance foundation for equipment, onboard vendors and drive MHE standards to support continued growth within our ACC and HVFC networks. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Operational Excellence: Evaluates relevant industry practices from an operations perspective. Resolves obstacles to goals of several organizational
functions. Advises others to carry out responsibilities based on understanding of key organizational functions. Designs awareness programs for multi and
cross-functional issues of the regulatory environment. Facilitates interrelationships between major functions and subfunctions. Recommends
efficiencies in operational functions and One Best Way documentation wherever possible. Monitors organizational compliance with policies and
procedures. Facilitates communications across departments to ensure a smooth workflow in the facility and related partner functions. Applies
regulatory programs as needed to comply with major products, processes, or business areas. Provides recommendations and solutions to existing
and potential legal or regulatory problems.
Vendor Management: Evaluates issues and terminates vendor relationships as appropriate. Works with Legal. Develops quality standards and
controls for vendor selection. Ensures the fulfillment of report and recordkeeping requirements. Monitors supplier performance. Resolves
discrepancies between performance and agreements. Builds and maintains partnerships with multiple and/or large vendors. Facilitates supplier
partnering arrangements that share risks and rewards.
Reliability Management: Monitors standard operations in hardware product reliability quality assurance programs. Guides others in product redesign
and feature changes to improve product performance and reliability. Directs the collection of information on product failures and uses the information
to redesign or enhance products. Consults on the definition of success for hardware products and reliability tests. Designs evaluation metrics to
assess reliability improvement plans and programs for hardware products. Applies probability and statistical measures to assess products and
estimate and monitor reliability.
Contracts Management and Administration: Explains the types of contract information required before a contract is signed. Assists in creating files of
relevant 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 actual
expenditures and identifies, reports, and explains variances. Participates in developing budget adjustment procedures and practices. Develops and
manages large and important budgets. Uses Walmart's preferred budgeting software tools. Works with business managers to create appropriate
budget amounts. Designs, prepares, summarizes, and presents expense management reports. Utilizes a number of diverse expense management
tools and methods.
Data and Digital Literacy: Leverages data analysis tools to explore highly 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.
Business Acumen: Develops, evaluates, and implements proposed business cases for projects and initiatives. Influences business stakeholder
decision-making. Translates business requirements into strategies, initiatives, and projects, aligns them to business objectives, and drives the
execution of deliverables. Demonstrates expertise of multiple business units/organizations being supported. Builds and articulates the business case
and return on investment and delivers work that has demonstrable value. Challenges business assumptions on topics related to assigned domain
expertise. Develops new, organization-wide processes and ways of working. Teaches and guides others on best practices. Proactively engages in the
external 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 using
appropriate frameworks/tools. Leverages fact-based data and analytics insights from multiple finance and business domains to build a cohesive
narrative, form an argument, organize thoughts, and present in a clear, concise, and meaningful way. Demonstrates decision and coordination skills
when faced with conflicting or ambiguous inputs. Acts as a trusted advisor to diverse business partners, influencing them to act as needed to move
the 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 large
changes 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 Process
Improvement 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 of
failures 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 major
installations 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 facility
Crisis Management: Determines the severity of crises and initiates appropriate response actions. Identifies signs of an impending crisis. Proactively
plans and prepares for major business crises. Reviews crisis management and disaster recovery plans for currency, adequacy, and validity. Appoints
individuals 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 assurance
processes for multiple hardware products. Oversees the activities and documentation associated with the preparation, administration, validation, and
publications of quality assurance audits. Advises others on the strengths and weaknesses of alternative quality assurance methodologies. Conducts
and 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 compliance
with 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 testing
on aspects of assigned products.
Partnership and Collaboration: Engages with team members on a periodic basis and establishes credibility. Analyzes stakeholder needs and partners
with stakeholders to share relevant information. Responds effectively and efficiently to requests. Takes a "one team" approach to collaborate and
accomplish goals for the business.
Change Management: Introduces change initiatives that target the improvement of significant organizational capabilities. Focuses on the impact of
changes on key business issues. Recruits change team members and supporters to improve project success. Secures feedback regarding program
success. Coaches others to develop stronger change management skills and greater comfort with change. Implements strategies for renewing or
deepening change efforts.
Electrical Design: Monitors the design, installation, and testing of electrical systems in machines used for supply chain processes. Recommends
improvements to quality inspection procedures for existing electrical systems. Demonstrates expertise in wiring schematics, ensuring and driving
innovation in systems and compliance. Adheres to electrical safety practices to ensure compliance with manufacturing requirements. Coordinates
between multiple electrical systems, equipment, and component inspection activities. Ensures work adheres to specifications. Works with various I/O
device 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 alternative
sourcing strategies (for example, sole sourcing, reverse auctions). Develops alternative sources of supply for the manufacturing organization. Assists
in 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) to
deploy appropriate models for analysis and prediction. Analyzes information to draw out patterns and relevant insights for customers. Leverages data
to take real-time decisions and provide data-led actionable insights for businesses and proactively identify/mitigate risks. Develops new visualization
solutions 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 stakeholder
Negotiation: Conduct negotiations for the business area. Assesses and leads fact-based decisions in high-risk situations and educates others on
negotiation strategies. Mitigates and resolves disagreements by anticipating objections and adjusting negotiating approaches. Adheres to and
coaches others on company and regulatory retailer supplier relationship processes, values, and policies. Mitigates risks through due diligence. Seeks
guidance 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 from
affected parties. Ensures project problems are surfaced and reported to appropriate project personnel. Reports dependencies, conflicts, and
completion date status to project management teams. Develops cost-benefit analysis. Tracks and reviews actual costs versus planned. Assesses and
leads fact-based decisions in high-risk situations and educates others on changes in strategy. Mitigates and resolves disagreements by anticipating
objections and adjusting approaches. Creates monitoring and control mechanisms that allows the team to perform adaptive planning and continuous
improvement and encourages rapid iterations and flexible responses to change.
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.
Supervisory experienceBachelors: Engineering GeneralProject Management - Project Management Professional - Certification
601 N WALTON BLVD, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America
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