Manager, Supply Chain Engineering

  • Full-Time
  • Deerfield, IL
  • Posted 1 year ago – Accepting applications
Job Description
Job Summary
Responsible for managing the execution of projects consistent with the development, adaptation and deployment of systems and equipment for the distribution centers. Ensures compliance with quality and safety procedures. Develops knowledge of engineering protocols according to state and local jurisdictional mandates, Company standards and best practices to ensure appropriate design of retail and non-retail buildings. Budget responsibility of large projects is in the multimillion dollar range supporting company strategic objectives. Oversees return on investment analysis, and ensures that proposed systems are meeting designed goals.

Job Responsibilities
  • Continuously improves processes and works with internal and external business partners to value engineers in order to optimize total cost of ownership.
  • Works cross-functionally both within and outside the division, working in small teams to decrease total cost of ownership for the Company while accomplishing internal goals and delivering on results
  • Creates and maintains Company Design Standards, which is comprised of Design Guidelines, Brand Guidelines, Architecture and Engineering Standards, Building Criteria, Specifications, and Technical Manuals.
  • Responsible for applying value engineering principals to lifecycle costs and occupancy costs through our Company Design Standards.
  • Reports on progress and uses analytics lessons learned, and best practices from prior projects to re-inject learning's into the Company Design Standards.
  • Subject Matter Expert in the stated discipline supporting current technical needs and requirements to the overall development program assuring best in class design.
  • Brings deep understanding and innovation to future enhancements within stated discipline and expertise.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

Walgreens ( is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. As America’s most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens purpose is to champion the health and wellbeing of every community in America. Operating more than 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving approximately 8 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with platforms bringing together physical and digital, supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in local communities nationwide.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree Supply Chain, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering and at least 5 years of experience in Project Management using a Manufacturing or Distribution material handling systems OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 8 years of experience in Project Management, Pharmacy or Distribution material handling systems.
  • At least 3 years of experience managing and working with project management and engineering practices including budgeting, estimating and scheduling.
  • At least 3 years of experience developing with distribution and facility designs and solutions for efficiency and operational problems.
  • At least 3 years of experience working with engineering/site plan design, including items such as cost and quality control, material/equipment installation, bidding practices, material and labor costs.
  • Experience with CAD Software.
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
  • At least 1 year of experience in building, maintaining and managing (<$0.5m) capital budgets.
  • At least 3 years of experience working with and/or establishing project budgets and building systems.
  • At least 2 years of experience managing teams in a matrixed environment, managing external resources, and/or developing, motivating, and directing people as they work.
  • Willing to travel up to 25% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in retail / healthcare industry.
  • MBA/Master’s Degree.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and Revit.
  • PMP Certification.
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