Director Printing Services

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Apr 06, 2019
Apr 24, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: Director Printing Services About us:Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers. Fueling the continued success of one of the world's most beloved and recognized brands is a distinctly capable, creative and innovative Marketing organization. Target Marketing is well known for inspiring and surprising guests, and we pride ourselves on connecting them to the products and experiences they expect and deserve from Target. We study our guests to discover new needs and insights, and then craft every interaction to build brand love. We are market experts who insist on a clear and cohesive understanding of our business objectives, guest segments and behaviors, strategies and tactics, overcoming obstacles and measuring success. Our commitment to partnering both internally and with external agencies gives us a wide range of capabilities, from award-winning creative work to exciting and unique promotional marketing. Leveraging our collective assets and fostering a healthy, supportive and open team culture, we deliver a holistically gratifying experience that guests can only get at Target. A role with Target Promotions Marketing means that you'll be part of a team that leads Target's Value communication strategy and brings holistic promotional and value stories to life for Target's guests.  The team has a broad range of responsibilities including planning& development, creative, execution and production. Promotions Marketing leverages a variety of print and digital media and is responsible for Target's Weekly Ad, Digital Weekly Ad, Print Promotions, In-store Promotional Signing and Printing Services. Within our Promotions Marketing team, we have our Target Printing Services team, which is a 24/7 operation located in Brooklyn Park, MN that serves as the singular hub for Promotional Signing and a production and kitting facility for other assets including direct mail inserts, ISM, training materials and event and meeting planning elements.  It is an insource, outsource, co-source model that brings value to Target by being a high quality, on-time and cost-effective option for everything we produce.As Director, Target Printing Services, you will develop, coach and enhance the culture of a 100-person team of non-exempt and exempt employees, drive operational excellence and execution, build a better quality and performance tracking framework and evolve the strategy for how we print and deliver over 1 Billion printed pieces for Target annually. You will leverage the knowledge of a diverse and experienced population of printing professionals to think differently about the operation, challenge the status quo and build a cohesive, engaged and developmental team culture. You will ensure that all financial goals are met through effective management of resources, team members, and processes, working with leaders within Printing Services, across Marketing, and cross-functionally. You will work to enhance quality assurance systems, productivity measurement, and performance management systems to improve efficiency in the organization, while keeping environmental sustainability and compliance top of mind. You will lead the business continuation plan development, annual testing, and coordination across property development to ensure security needs are met through annual planning. Additionally, you will focus on team engagement, inspiration, and motivation for a fast paced environment.Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.About you:
  • A natural leader with experience in building empathy, creating an environment where Team Members of all level can thrive, learn and grow, and a strong ability in influencing and motivating at multiple levels
  • Strong communication, collaboration and team building skills
  • Ability to inspire, engage and lead teams through change
  • Proven experience leading teams, developing a strong culture and driving consistency in leadership and team behaviors
  • Ability to lead the strategic development of the organization by aligning the capabilities with Target's evolving strategies
  • Experience in partnering and leading teams in best practices, benchmarking and new methodology for continuous improvement in production, equipment purchase and facility enhancements to improve efficiency, quality and capacity
  • Strong ability to manage and coordinate across multiple responsibilities, teams and requirements
  • Proven experience in understanding resource requirements and planning for short and long term business
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience working with teams and leading people
  • 7+ years of people leadership