SR. SOURCING MANAGER - FABRIC PERFORMANCE/ACTIVEWEAR

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
May 11, 2018
Closes
Aug 16, 2018
Category
Management
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: JOIN THE EVOLUTION OF RETAIL -  SR. SOURCING MANAGER - FABRIC PERFORMANCE/ACTIVEWEAR

Who we're looking for

The 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 Joy Lab and Universal Thread, to Hearth and Hand by Magnolia and Hunter.  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 and on Target.com.

We're looking for a Fabric 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 Fabric Sourcing Manager, you'll take the lead as you…

  • Work with a cross-functional team including Garment Sourcing, Product Development, Merchants and Planning to turn ideas into the merchandise our guests love
  • Partner with our global teams and fabric suppliers to deliver high-quality, trend-right merchandise at a great value for our guests
  • Use your experience and expertise to develop sourcing strategies to support optimal value, speed, and flexibility that deliver financial objectives
  • Build strategic negotiation plans and utilize costing and business expertise to negotiate optimal cost and multivariable outcomes
  • Develop a matrix and cultivate relationships to support our Owned Brand Sustainability Roadmap

Requirements

  • 4-year degree

  • Five+ years product development/sourcing/fabric development 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

  • Experience in performance/activewear


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