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Automation Engineer in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 1/24/2023

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  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/24/2023

Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

Automation Engineers work as members of multidisciplinary teams to design, develop, implement, and support business and industrial automation systems. They apply their technical knowledge and problem-solving abilities across domains with expertise in one or more fields, including Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Controls Engineering, Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, and Mathematics. Working cross-functionally with supply chain, merchandising, finance, sales, and technology partners, they create solutions that improve, accelerate, and optimize operations at scale.

RESPONSIBILITIES


Innovation Implementation and Pipeline Management |  GENERAL  |  INNOVATION

 

Execute development plan for a new product or service, managing project schedules, identifying risks, and communicating to project stakeholders.


Project Planning | PROJECT AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT | PROJECT AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

Produce workstream or project plans, ensuring that all activities are identified, are appropriately organized to deliver project objectives, and comply with the organization's project management framework.


Project Management | PROJECT AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT | PROJECT AND PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

Work within an established project management plan to achieve specific goals.


Digital Strategy/Transformational Projects Execution |  STRATEGIC  OR  CORPORATE  PLANNING  |  STRATEGIC  OR  CORPORATE PLANNING

Build and populate dashboards and reporting mechanisms to capture results and improvement opportunities for digital initiatives.


Quality | QUALITY ASSURANCE | COMPLIANCE/AUDIT

Conduct complex analyses, quality tests and inspections that require a high level of independent judgment.


Operational Compliance | QUALITY ASSURANCE | COMPLIANCE/AUDIT

Identify, within the team, instances of non-compliance with the organization's policies and procedures and/or relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct, reporting these and escalating issues as appropriate.


Work Scheduling and Allocation | GENERAL | LEADERSHIP AND SUPERVISION

Design own monthly schedule and, if necessary, assign work to others in order to speed up office workflow and ensure high-priority tasks get done.


Personal Capability Building | GENERAL | INNOVATION

Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching; gain or maintain external professional accreditation where relevant to improve performance and fulfill personal potential. Maintain an understanding of relevant technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media.


Applies an Adaptive Mindset | GENERAL | LEADERSHIP - INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP

Encourage a small team to apply diverse thinking and a broad worldview to create new approaches when addressing issues, adapting own approach to suit people with diverse backgrounds.


Operations Management | GENERAL | LEADERSHIP AND SUPERVISION

Oversee an operational area with guidance from senior colleagues. Could involve responsibility for development or delivery (or both).

SKILLS


Project Risk and Issue Management

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on identifying, assessing, prioritizing and managing project-related risks.


Verbal Communication

 

Uses clear and effective verbal communications skills without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on expressing ideas, requesting actions and formulating plans or policies.


Planning and Organizing

 

Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to work independently while providing guidance and training to others on planning, organizing, prioritizing and overseeing activities to efficiently meet business objectives.


Project Life Cycle Adaptation

Works with full competence to define the program, component projects, and operations, adapt existing life cycle frameworks to the unique nature of the program, and orchestrate the integration of all component parts to deliver the program outcomes and benefits.


Stakeholder Expectation Management

Works to identify potential stakeholders, analyze their expectations, and develop strategies for managing stakeholders and their expectations.


Adaptive Mindset

 

Works with full competence to shift into and out of a mental mindsets associated with assessing the facts and circumstances of the current situation and/or environment and making the appropriate/innovative adjustments to thinking and work habits to thrive in any scenario.


Data Collection and Analysis

 

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on analyzing data trends for use in reports to help guide decision making.


Products/Services Management and Development

 

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on managing and developing all aspects of a product or service so that it achieves its maximum impact and value in the market.


Project Estimating

Works with full competence to estimate each of the components of project, program, or portfolio work, including costs, activity durations, resource needs, risks, stakeholders, etc. across the life of the project or program.


Project Integration Management

 

Works with full competence to identify, define, unify, and coordinate the various processes and activities to integrate the project management activities.


Action Planning

 

Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to work independently while providing guidance and training to others on developing appropriate plans or performing necessary actions based on recommendations and requirements.


Compliance Management

 

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on achieving full compliance with applicable rules and regulations in management and/or operations.


Learning and Talent Development

 

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on motivating all employees to learn, grow and develop so that they can obtain the knowledge and experience they need to help the organization reach its goals.


Policy and Regulation

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on interpreting and applying knowledge of laws, regulations and policies in area of expertise.


Policy and procedures

 

Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to work independently while providing guidance and training to others on developing, monitoring, interpreting and understanding policies and procedures, while making sure they match organizational strategies and objectives.


Managing Change

 

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on maintaining high performance while applying a change mindset to the planning, execution and monitoring of business activities during times of change.


Project Management

 

Works without supervision while providing technical guidance when required on managing projects and/or programs within desired cost, time and quality parameters.


Project Schedule Management

 

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on sequencing and scheduling tasks into a project plan.


Review and Reporting

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on reviewing and creating relevant, lucid and effective reports.


Assessment

 

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on analyzing data from multiple sources to draw appropriate conclusions and make suitable recommendations.


Budget and Control

 

Works with full competence to create, analyze and monitor budgets in line with organizational and project/program criteria; identify trends and forecasts.


Measure Solution Performance

 

Works with full competence to identify appropriate measures for assessing solution performance and limitations, validate with key stakeholders, and collect appropriate performance measures to assess overall solution performance to recommend specific actions to increase solution value.


Negotiation

 

Negotiates without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on how to help the organization by obtaining consensus between two or more internal or external parties who may have different interests.

No skill components assigned


 

Project Resource Planning and Control

Works with full competence to identify, acquire, and manage the resources (physical and human) for the project.


Project Scope Management

Works with full competence to identify, verify, and manage changes to the scope of the project or program, utilizing the most appropriate approach.


Project Strategy Creation and Alignment

Works with full competence to create the project strategy, vision, and goals, and maintain them in alignment with the organization's strategy and goals.


Project Tracking and Reporting

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on measuring and reporting progress toward intermediate targets to make sure a project stays on track to achieve its ultimate goals.


Strategic Planning

Engages in strategic planning without supervision and provides technical guidance when required.


Workflow Management

Works with full competence to orient work in a workflow to plan, organize, and execute the steps it takes to achieve a goal to achieve higher efficiencies.

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Job ID: R23930