Sr Supply Chain Analyst

3 days left

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Jun 24, 2018
Jul 20, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: About us:Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.Target Global Supply Chain and Logistics is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how we get the right product to the right guest even better, faster and more cost effectively than before. We are becoming more intelligent, automated and algorithmic in our decision-making, so that no matter how guests shop—in stores or on—we deliver the convenience and immediate gratification they demand and deserve. We are on a mission to win decisively over any competitor, with a seamless and superior guest service experience unlike any they can offer. Our teams work with the agility our mission requires, and we constantly come together to implement new processes in record time. So we're looking for exceptional people who are proactive, creative, independent, innovative, risk-savvy and comfortable working in varying degrees of ambiguity. Are you a critical thinker who seeks the root cause and can analyze both qualitatively and quantitatively? Are you a creative problem-solver who simplifies problems, quickly identifies solutions, commits to a plan and then positively influences others to execute it? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.A role in Supply Chain Operations means the opportunity to contribute to an emerging new team that's adding smart and capable people all the time. You will apply data science, analytics and your impressive technical and logistical aptitudes to make sure that our products are processed efficiently. Your passion meets your vision when it comes to working the data, solving problem statements, gap analysis and asking the all-important question of “What if … ?”About the Job:As a Supply Chain Analyst for the Labor Planning team you will work to foster strong relationships with field partners, site leadership, Finance, Merchandising, Network Planning, Business Intelligence, Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) and HR. You'll work with those key partners to support the network by using data, analytics and forecasting techniques to provide ongoing short and long-term labor forecasts along with hiring & staffing plans. In this role you will also perform ad hoc operations data analysis and key performance indicator report development and publication by using SQL queries and Excel macros and data mining. You'll also help with productivity analysis and performance expectation updates and work with key transformational work streams to influence the future state of labor planning.  Your ability to use quantitative analysis, statistics and historical data trends along with your knowledge of site operations and staffing complexities will enable Target to be successful. You'll leverage your strong communication skills on a regular basis with key leaders across the network at HQ and within the field and act as a consultant to alleviate potential site leader concerns. You will need to provide quick and robust follow-up to any identified problems. The relationship between you and site leadership team is paramount to your short and long-term success in this role. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs. About you:
  • 4 year degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2-5 years supply chain or supply chain support area experience
  • Analytical skills and ability use of SQL and Excel macros among other technology and data mining abilities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to think quickly and problem solve on the spot
  • Comfortable self-directing, self-motivating and figuring out the optimal path forward where not defined
  • Proven ability to work in fast paced environment


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