Sr Inventory Ops Analyst

Employer
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jun 07, 2017
Closes
Jul 02, 2017
Category
Management
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN THE EVOLUTION OF RETAIL - AS A TARGET SR. INVENTORY OPERATIONS ANALYST, SMALL FORMATSJob Description:
Functions as a member of the New Store/Small Format team within IM Ops.  Drive results in collaboration with a broad network of partners across Buying, Planning, Inventory Management, Inventory Management Operations, Store Operations, Distribution, Logistics, Supply Chain, EDABI, and Finance as you lead the development of our Bridge State and Future State strategies for our Small Format store growth strategy.Use your skills, experience, and talents to be a part of inventing new solutions to leverage Target's supply chain of RDC's, FC's, and exciting new capabilities to deliver guest needs.  As the senior analyst, you will be responsible for implementing, evaluating, and evolving Small Format replenishment strategies to exceed guest expectations and support our supply chain transformation.As a Small Formats SRA, you will…• Develop end of life, inventory management strategies specific to small formats (EOS, OSM best practices).
• Develop promotional, inventory management strategies for small format circular.
• Develop sweep and transfer visibility and troubleshooting process in partnership with Store Ops, Logistics, and Transportation teams.
• Develop presentation minimum/safety stock strategy for small format stores.
• Represent and champion Inventory Management needs within our Global Supply Chain and Logistics transformation.
• Scope Supply Chain & Inventory Management needs for new small format business concepts currently in development.
• Scope Supply Chain & Inventory Management needs for same day delivery scale plan.
• Become the expert.  Learn new problem solving skills to identify root cause, demonstrate deep understanding, educate others, and develop sustainable solutions.Requirements:• Four year degree
• Two years of experience in Target merchandising.
• Flexibility, resiliency, and nimbleness; comfortable working in ‘grey areas' that are constantly changing.
• Desire to interact and build partnerships with teams outside of Inventory Management including Merchandising, Planning, Distribution, Store Ops, FC Ops, Finance.
• Demonstrated ability to innovate and challenge the status quo.
• Working understanding of Target MP Replenishment systems.
• Ability to balance both short and long term priorities.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skill sets.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.Preferred:• Experience in a Target level 5 role
• Undergraduate degree in supply chain, operations

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