Sr Procurement Operations Professional

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
May 18, 2017
Jun 10, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
    • JOIN US AS A SR. PROCUREMENT OPERATIONS PROFESSIONALResponsible for managing the logistics for assigned indirect goods, supporting new and existing Target stores. Facilitate ordering, maintaining and optimizing inventory levels, fill rates, kitting and distribution for indirect goods. Act as a liaison with internal partners and external vendors to solve problems, answer store/field questions and make recommendations to ensure the stores receive the right in-direct goods at the right location at the right time.  Analyzes data in order to highlight trends and provide suggestions for future process enhancements.  Communicates and enforces change control expectations and systems.  Comprehends project management approaches and implements them in projects.  Develops plans for continuous improvement with internal partner and supplier input.  Supports contract extensions and amendments with existing business relationships. Has the ability to lead cross-functional project teams.Principle Duties and Responsibilities
      • Leads Project-level cross-functional teams to ensure Indirect Supply and Service needs are identified, planned and delivered in a timely, cost effective and high-quality manner
      • Leads process optimization and associated change management exercises that are focused on evolving current Indirect Supply Chain and supporting Procurement practices (forecasting and demand planning, item management, order management, inventory management, etc.)
      • Partners with key internal partners to track performance trends, identifies opportunities for continuous improvement, and develops plans to improve systemic performance.    
      • Works closely with suppliers on advanced operational support.
      • Skilled communicator with cross-functional teams, vendors, and Enterprise Leadership.
      • Leads work with limited direction
      Minimum Requirements:
      • Bachelor's degree and /or equivalent experience
      • 5-8 years of relevant work experience
      • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment
      • Problem solving skills
      • Proven ability to collaborate with all partners
      • Ability to influence at all organizational levels
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills
      • Advanced public speaking and presenting skills
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
      Desired Requirements:MBA or Advanced Degree in related field