Sourcing Manager-Kids apparel

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Dec 13, 2018
Closes
Dec 16, 2018
Category
Management
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:

JOIN THE EVOLUTION OF RETAIL - AS A SOURCING MANAGER - KIDS APPAREL

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 Threshold and A New Day, to Made by Design and Hearth & Hand.  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 Sourcing Manager who is interested in putting their business, leadership and people skills to work. 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 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 channelsPartner with overseas sourcing and vendors to deliver high-quality, trend-right merchandise at a great value for our guestsDrive sourcing strategy to support global balance, matrix optimization and help Target achieve our financial plansUtilize negotiating skills and costing expertise to ensure quality/cost, and deliver maximum bottom-line impactDrive for speed in the supply chain in order to help Target be first to marketDevelop strategy and implement business changes for growing category
Requirements

    4-year degree3+ years relevant sourcing or merchandising experience - position levels vary based on experienceDemonstrated leadership skills including strategic thought and conceptual thinkingAbility to work with varying groups of people across the company to achieve business resultsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsStrong negotiation and vendor management skillsStrong analytical and financial skillsAbility to prioritize among competing deliverables and collaborate with and influence a broad group of partners and stakeholders



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