Sourcing Manager (Fabric)

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jan 04, 2018
Closes
Jan 26, 2018
Category
Management
Employment Status
Full Time
Sourcing manager-FabricDescription:Help Target deliver high quality, trend right merchandise to our stores and Target.com at a great value.  Support the overall strategic fabric leveraging and platforming function for Owned brand Apparel. You will work with a wide range of Product Development and Sourcing Teams, as well as Overseas Offices and Fabric Suppliers to turn ideas into great merchandise.
  • Partner with a cross functional team to define raw material planning and leveraging opportunities for Apparel.
  • Drive fabric sourcing strategy to support business opportunities and global country of production diversity to ensure Target achieves financial plans.
  • Aggregate fabric needs across apparel divisions to enable the postponement model and achieve benefits of speed, flexibility, quality and cost.
  • Utilize negotiation skills and costing expertise to deliver maximum bottom line impact.
  • Support the business through robust matrix management of the apparel textiles supply chain.
  • Build a transparent supply chain that supports responsible sourcing.
  • Synthesize global data/intelligence to drive value for the guest and deliver financial results
Requirements
  • 4-year degree with 3-5 years relevant work experience
  • 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
  • Change leadership and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Supply chain/production knowledge desired

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