Lowe's Workforce Mgmt Sr Engineer in Mooresville, North Carolina

Job Description:

The primary purpose of this role is to conduct analysis and industrial engineering studies for labor activities. This

position ensures that the allocation of time, expenses, and resources aligns with the projections and scalability of various workforce management programs. This position leads projects that impact store labor productivity and delivers analytics and insights to executive leadership.


· Develops engineered labor standards to capture tasks and activities performed in the Lowe's retail environment

· Utilizes the information gathered in time and motion studies to craft intricate models that are used to provide insights for quarterly forecasts used in predicting the labor capacity and financial resources necessary for payroll allocation and

store organizational design

· Creates and maintains labor standards and quantifies the opportunity for continuous improvement at Lowe's

· Identifies and recommends areas of opportunity for expense control and labor optimization used to inform workforce management decisions made by business leaders in various functions

· Creates models that are used in payroll planning, long-range planning, and wage growth projections to provide insight into the best utilization of business resources

· Develops recommendations through data analysis and modeling used in improving store productivity and driving business performance

· Escalates workforce planning and management challenges so that the team can identify and provide an actionable resolution

· Partners closely with HR and Finance in order to determine employee fill rates, hiring projections, staff planning, and financial planning

Minimum Requirements:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering or Operations Management, or a related field

· 2+ years of Industrial engineering experience, or a related field

· Demonstrated experience working cross-functionally

Preferred Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering or Operations Management, or a related field

· 3-5 years of Industrial engineering experience, or a related field; LEAN or Six Sigma Green Belt certification

· Experience using MOST technique and StandardsPro software to build and model industrial engineering standards

· Experience related to workforce planning, data science, or data modeling; strong technical expertise in reporting

· Experience with business intelligence and reporting tools (e.g. MicroStrategy, Teradata) Exceptional analytic skills and a demonstrated ability to build financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem solving

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2017 sales of $68.6 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,390 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 310,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit www.Lowes.com

Job ID: 1401530BR

Line of Business: Corporate

Job Category: Store Staffing and Labor Management

Department: 0076 - Staffing & Labor Management

Employment Type I: Regular

Employment Type II: Full-Time

Location #: 1999

Location Name: CSC-Mooresville

City: Mooresville

State: NC

EEO Statement:

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.