Director Supply Chain Engineering: Material Handling Team

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jul 19, 2018
Closes
Aug 26, 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 Target.com—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.A role in Supply Chain means being on the very front lines of getting product to the guest as fast as possible—a critical differentiator and one of the most essential functions within Logistics. Whether it's through focusing on regional or upstream distribution centers or import warehouses, you'll have a chance to positively impact thousands of fellow team members and Target guests worldwide.About the Job:As a Director of Supply Chain: Material Handling Team (MHT) you will be responsible for strategic planning and leading initiatives to support overall Asset Management of our material handling systems across our network. The primary task of this team is analyzing the safety, budget, uptime, and operational performance to extract maximum value from the installed equipment. This includes leading and developing the engineering team that defines our maintenance procedures, budgets, projects, and long-range capital spending plans for material handling equipment. The role may also oversee design, scoping, implementation and optimization of technology in the DC facilities. Successful individuals will also develop strong partnerships with internal information technology teams and external vendors to ensure end-to-end stable systems and support.  Asset ownership includes:
  • Case and pallet conveyors
  • Tilt tray, cross belt and shoe sortation equipment
  • Automated storage and retrieval systems
  • Industrial networks and fieldbuses
  • Pick to Light solutions
  • PLC and PC based control systems
  • SCADA and HMI platforms
  • Machine vision, scanners, and Print & Apply systems
  • Automated systems that we will begin installing during our transformationCore 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 in relevant technical or engineering field
  • 10+ years of Industrial or Reliability Engineering, or facilities maintenance management experience
  • Significant experience supporting or installing material handling equipment
  • Working knowledge of SAP and Maximo
  • Ability to break down elements of maintenance Operational Excellence from the foundation (PM, CM, asset profiling, MAXIMO, etc. in support of “asset health”) to value generation (usage and continuous improvement)
  • Strong analytic thought leadership around predictive analytics & business case development
  • Demonstrated ability to create/refine a long-term vision and strategy in support of asset value extraction
  • Capability to drive change management across different levels of the organization
  • Displays a strong leadership presence and ability to navigate through complex situations
  • Strong talent management and team leadership skills

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