Sourcing Manager | Outdoor Sporting Goods

Employer
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Mar 18, 2017
Closes
Apr 05, 2017
Category
Management
Employment Status
Full Time
Who we're looking forUse your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As a Sourcing Manager, you'll take the lead as you…
  • Work with a cross-functional team including Target Merchants and Product Design and Development to turn ideas into the merchandise on our stores' shelves and on our online channels
  • Partner with overseas sourcing and vendors to deliver high-quality, trend-right merchandise at a great value for our guests
  • Drive sourcing strategy to support strategic opportunities, global balance and help Target achieve our financial plans
  • Drive for speed in reduction of lead times and supply chain in order to help Target be first to market
  • Utilize negotiating skills and costing expertise to ensure quality/cost, and deliver maximum bottom-line impact
  • Desire to learn and grow within an experienced team environment
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively, multi-task, and embrace the unpredictably of managing an import business
  • Self-starter with excellent problem solving skills needed to assess vendor challenges, drive quality protocols, and manage strategy changes within the Outdoor Sporting Goods category    
  • Team player, willingness to help the group and division achieve results   
Requirements

  • 4-year degree
  • Five+ years relevant merchandising experience - position levels vary based on experience
  • Experience with Owned Brands/Import Business, Home, Hardlines or Hard goods experience preferred but not required.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ability to think strategically and conceptually
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong negotiation and vendor management skills
  • Strong analytical and financial skills
  • Resilient and adaptable.
JOIN THE EVOLUTION OF RETAIL - AS A SOURCING MANAGER - OUTDOOR SPORTING GOODS

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