Assistant Quality Control Manager - Cheyenne, WY

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Position Summary...

What you'll do...

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make and drives us to create the future of retail. As an Assistant Quality Control Manager, you’ll serve as an advocate for our customers. You’ll guide the Quality Control agenda for your areas of responsibility and will effectively translate insights to influence important decisions. Through the scale and access of the Walmart system, you’ll be able to truly impact the business and the lives of millions of customers worldwide. Along the way, you’ll be guided by our deep-rooted culture with the support and tools you need to do your best work.

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Partnership & Collaboration:Possess knowledge of Stakeholder identification and mapping; stakeholder analysis; stakeholder communication; stakeholder engagement techniques; stakeholder management effectiveness tools and methods; fluency in many specialized business vernaculars. Be able to build, maintain and enhance effective internal and external partnerships through demonstrated integrity. Influence outcomes and assists in communicating shared goals with diverse groups and parties. Identify and addresses additional partner needs and educates them on value creation. Communicate with other individuals or cross-functional teams to solve shared problems cooperatively. Identify how changes in business strategy impact talent and recruiting strategy. Consult regularly with leaders of business unit(s), serve to advise on strategic decisions. Bring ideas and solutions proactively to the business and team members. Drives a culture that strives for diversity of thought and inclusion.
  • Quality Control:Possess knowledge of auditing and reporting requirements; maintaining inventory quality including food for storing and processing. Participate in audits of product deliveries and stored products. Understand and utilizes all tools used for maintaining audit information, sharing best practices with leaders and peers. Employ basic quality control techniques in food testing and other practices. Identify potential cold-chain deviations and opportunities. Handle actual or potential quality problems, such as problems with raw materials. Perform quality control activities according to organizational standards/requirements. Demonstrate understanding of the effects of time and temperature on product quality. Coach personnel on how to use tools and equipment for quality inspection.
  • Food Safety:Possess knowledge of Cold Chain Policies; Sanitary and Safe Food Handling Practices; personal protective equipment policies. Monitor and control potential food handling hazards such as cold chain management and cross contamination. Ensure that team members are wearing appropriate personal protective equipment in accordance with workplace standards. Ensure proper food handling practices. Inform others about factors that may have an impact on safe food handling processes. Assure that all equipment and work areas are sanitary. Follow theServSafestandards, food handling policies, and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Business Process ImprovementPossess knowledge of process improvement techniques and methodologies; change management principles; process analysis processes. Participate in defining organizational strategic goals and purposes; define how to gather and keep customers. Analyze business processes, identifies alternative solutions to outdated processes and assesses their feasibility. Establish requirements for substantial changes in the overall mission, roles, responsibilities, and processes necessary to make business improvements. Evaluate financial,cultural, technological, and other factors that need to be addressed. Recommend innovative approaches that seek the use of advanced technology. Work to overcome Business Process Improvement resistance from managers, the labor force, and other groups.
  • Influential Communication:Possess knowledge of verbal/nonverbal behaviors; application and allocation of Business Communication styles/techniques in ambiguous and challenging situations; emotional Intelligence; situational awareness; communication channels/mediums; interpersonal skills and universal relationship building with ability to connect unconnected parties; influencing styles. Lead discussions with varying viewpoints confidently. Present to and influences diverse audiences across divisions using appropriate frameworks/tools. Leverage fact-based data and analytics insights from multiple finance and business domains to build a cohesive narrative, forms an argument, organizes thoughts, and presents in a clear, concise & meaningful way. Demonstrate superior decision and coordination skills when faced with conflicting or ambiguous inputs. Act as a trusted advisor to diverse business partners, influencing them to act as needed to move the business forward. Provide respectful, effective, timely feedback to others. Seek, internalize, and utilize feedback to make changes.

  • Data & Digital Literacy:Possess Knowledge ofdata collection modes, techniques, and tools; data analytics & visualization tools and techniques; existing and upcoming digital applications; technology innovation trends & industry benchmarks; data quality governance. Delineate the problem, leveraging data to determine the root cause and apply the information to find a solution. Ensure data quality and organization & processes information for analysis. Able to define benchmarks and quality rules for key data assets. Participate in the feedback loop between dataintake and insights and continually work on improving the data-collection process. Identify and propose ways to automate and/or improve existing processes in the respective area of work with the help of technology. Demonstrate a working knowledge of Data Science techniques and their applications to their role. Consumes existing data/reports and uses them to make business decisions.
  • Warehouse Management:Possess knowledge ofregulatory and reporting requirements;Warehouse Key Performance Indicators; warehouse equipment maintenance procedures; basic warehouse activities. Perform basic warehousing activities such as receiving, putting away, picking, packing, and shipping merchandise. Collect and translate the business requirements for specifications of warehouse management systems. Assist in implementing mechanization approaches and techniques in a distribution center. Analyze and document key performance indicators of warehouse management in own area. Maintains warehouse equipment and facilities.
  • Documentation and Data Collection:Possess knowledge of regulatory and reporting requirements; data auditing processes; data retention policies.Evaluatebest practices of data gathering, record maintenance and documentation within the industry. Advise on advanced data gathering and record maintenance. Evaluate the pros and cons of various audit data analysis methods for the organization. Teach others how to review and interpret the report and logged dataimplements procedures and policies for record maintenance.Oversee data gathering and documentation within the area of work.
  • Ripening:Possess knowledge offruit ripening processes; color variation guidelines various produce product quality; ordering and scheduling procedures; proper produce handling procedures. Managethe conditioning and ripening of bananas, avocados, pears, and other produce that need ripening. Forecast demand for fruit to ensure that it arrives at the desired color and maturity. Order and schedule inbound and outbound delivery of bananas, avocados, pears, and other ripening produce. Educate distribution center and store associates on proper handling procedures. Recognize the climatic and geographical effects of fruits and vegetables, and the related ripening criteria.
  • Operational Excellence:Possess knowledge ofregulatory and reporting requirements; Standard Operating Procedure documentation; key functional roles within department. Evaluate relevant industry practices from an operations perspective and works accordingly. Work to resolve obstacles to goals of several organizational functions. Advise others to carry out responsibilities based on understanding of key organizational functions. Design awareness programs for multi and cross functional issues of the regulatory environment. Facilitate interrelationships between major functions and subfunctions. Recommend efficiencies in operational functions and One Best Way documentation wherever possible. Monitor organizational adherence to policies and procedures. Facilitate communications across departments to ensure a smooth workflow in the facility and related partner functions. Applyregulatory programs as needed to comply with major products, processes, or business areas. Provide recommendations and solutions to existing and potential legal or regulatory problems.

Location Hours:4 Day Work Week/Start Time:1AM

Benefits & Perks:

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.


Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million 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.

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 Agriculture, Agronomy, Food Science, or related field OR 2 years’ experience in food manufacturing or production quality control/assurance, food safety or related field.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Data Analysis, Fruit ripening experience

Primary Location...

426 LOGISTICS DR, CHEYENNE, WY 82009-8220, United States of America

Cheyenne, WY, United States