Senior Sourcing Manager - Outerwear and Swim

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Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jun 08, 2017
Closes
Jun 29, 2017
Category
Management
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN THE EVOLUTION OF RETAIL AS A SENIOR SOURCING MANAGER, OUTERWEAR AND SWINSimilar Industry Titles and Key Words: sourcing, retails, softlines, apparelThe retail landscape is changing - fast - and Target is evolving along with it. When we created our brand promise of “Expect More. Pay Less.” it paved the way for Target to infuse affordable fashion into our assortment and deliver an outstanding experience for our guests.  We are pioneers of innovation with our owned brands and unique partnerships from Archer Farms and Merona, to Made to Matter and Altuzarra.  Today, Target continues to be committed to bringing our guests what they want, when they want it, where they want to shop - in our over 1,800 stores, mobile, online and the retail channels of the future.We're looking for a Senior Sourcing Manager who is interested in putting their business, leadership and people skills to work. Be a leader and trendsetter by delivering your passion for retail to Target. Our team is our greatest asset, so we invest in the growth and development of our team, and have fun while doing it.Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As a Senior 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
Requirements
  • 4-year degree
  • Five+ years relevant merchandising experience - position levels vary based on experience
  • Outerwear and Swim experience preferred
  • 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 
BenefitsEligible team members will receive one of the best earnings packages anywhere, including competitive pay, all-around insurance coverage, 401(k), flexible scheduling, training and development and many other perks and benefits. Target is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is a drug-free workplace.About Target®Expect the Best. At Target, we have a vision: to become the best - the best culture and brand, the best place for growth and the company with the best reputation. We offer an inclusive, collaborative and energetic work environment that rewards those who perform. We deliver engaging, innovative and on-trend experiences for our team members and our guests. We invest in our team members' futures by developing leaders and providing a breadth of opportunities for professional development. It takes the best to become the best, and we are committed to building a team that does the right thing for our guests, shareholders, team members and communities.Minneapolis-based Target Corporation serves guests at stores nationwide and at Target.com. Target is committed to providing a fun and convenient shopping experience with access to unique and highly differentiated products at affordable prices. Since 1946, the corporation has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs like Take Charge of Education®.

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