Manager II, Product Management - Innovation & Automation

Wal-Mart Bentonville , AR 72716

Posted 3 weeks ago

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About the Team

As a part of the Walmart US Innovation and Automation organization, you will have the opportunity to help shape the future of the grocery supply chain. The Grocery Next Gen & WCS Product team supports the growing needs of the grocery distribution network by enabling innovative, automated solutions to increase capacity, improve associate friendliness, and help grocery distribution centers to supply Walmart Stores and Sam's Clubs with the quality groceries our customers expect. As a Product Manager focused on automation, you will be responsible for the systems integration strategy in Walmart's automated grocery distribution centers in the entire US.

If you are motivated by complex, purposeful challenges and want to make a big impact on one of the largest supply chains in the world, then this role could be the fit you have been looking for. Do you possess any of the following skills? If so, we want you!

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or related field

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in product management, project management, automation, management consulting, retail or eCommerce business functions, or related field

  • Consulting and advising business partners utilizing detailed analysis of complex data to influence strategic decisions

  • Gathering, identifying, defining, and communicating requirements to lead product or solution development

  • Systems integration into new and existing automated facilities

You'll make an impact through the following job functions:

  • Automation Integration: Identify considerations for integrating the systems components of an automation design into a facility. Work with teams to measure and manage project performance. Lead implementation plans, estimates for projects, and status reports on next steps. Prepare integration tests. Measure and compare results with established test criteria.

  • Product Management: Develops and enhances moderately complex products by developing and managing product roadmaps; gathering and documenting requirements; collecting and analyzing customer and product data; turning customer insights into actionable priorities and initiatives; prioritizing product backlog; executing on user and business acceptance criteria; and managing roll out of product features.

  • Strategy Development: Defines and manages strategy and business objectives for moderately complex products by identifying market opportunities, conducting benchmark studies and competitive assessments; developing business cases; and setting objectives and key performance indicators for products.

  • Business Acumen: Deeply understand the business processes the team engages with. Own the delivery of project activity and tasks assigned by others. Support process updates and changes. Solve simple business issues. Demonstrate functional knowledge of the business unit being supported.

  • Data and Digital Literacy: Leverage data analysis tools to explore complex data, develop and test hypotheses, use data to influence strategic work, and build and present insights with visualization tools. Identify, implement, and drive technology change.

  • Partnership and Collaboration: Engage with team members regularly and establish credibility. Analyze stakeholder needs and partner with stakeholders to share relevant information. Take a "one team" approach to collaborate and accomplish goals for the business.

  • Influential Communication: Organize thoughts and communicate confidently, credibly, and concisely within scope of work. Present to and influence team and business partners, conveying messages through an understanding of the relevant context. Utilize relevant data to articulate results and provide recommendations in a structured manner. Actively listen to others, seek and provide constructive feedback, and provide ideas/recommendations on processes.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Location

The primary team location is at Walmart Home Office in Bentonville, AR but this role can also be based out of many of our nearly 50 Grocery Distribution Centers spread across the country that have automation.

Perks and Benefits

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you'll quickly find we're a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world's most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement. From day one, you'll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.

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, ideas, and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Communications, or related field and 2 years' experience in product management, project management, management consulting, retail or eCommerce business functions, or related field OR 4 years' experience in project management, management consulting, retail or eCommerce business functions, or related fields.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Consulting and advising business partners utilizing detailed analysis, Gathering, identifying, defining, and communicating requirements., Leading product or solution development

Masters: Business Administration, Masters: Computer Engineering, Masters: Computer Science

Primary Location...

601 N WALTON BLVD, 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, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.

Hello, NW Arkansas

With over 200 miles of trails, an emerging locally-sourced food scene, the world-renowned Crystal Bridges Museum-NWA has something for everyone.

Discover NW Arkansas

  • Art

Crystal Bridges Museum

Celebrate the American spirit in a setting that unites the beauty of art and the power of nature.

  • Culture

Walton Arts Center

Arkansas' premiere center for visual arts and entertainment.

  • Education

The Amazeum

An interactive children's museum that's fun for the whole family.

  • Commune

Botanical Gardens

42 acres of premiere public garden space.

  • Explore

Devil's Den State Park

Located on 2,500 acres, Devil's Den State Park is the perfect place to explore Arkansas' natural beauty.

  • come together

Fayetteville Square

The best of shopping and restaurants, right in the heart of Fayetteville.

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.

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, how long does it take to fill out an application?

On average, it takes 45-60 minutes to complete your application for the first time. Subsequent applications will take less time to apply as our system saves some of your application information. Please note that some positions require the completion of assessments in order to receive consideration for that role. Those would take additional time.

  • Can I change my application after submitting?

No, you cannot change your application after submitting, so please make sure that everything is finalized before you hit the submit button.

  • How do you protect my personal information?

Processing of information on paper is minimal, and Walmart processes application information using an applicant tracking system (ATS). Access to the data within the ATS is restricted to authorized personnel, and the system itself is held to high security standards by Walmart.

  • What are the recommended Internet Browsers for applying for open roles?
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