Lead Project Manager - Last Mile Logistics

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Sep 26, 2020
Closes
Oct 11, 2020
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
About us:

Target is one of the world's most recognized brands and one of America's leading retailers.

Target Global Supply Chain and Logistics is evolving at a rapid pace. We are constantly reimagining how to get the right product to the guest better, faster and more cost effectively than before. We are operating smarter, better utilizing our resources and leveraging data driven decisions to deliver the convenience and service levels our guest demands. We are driven to win in this competitive, rapidly changing business by providing a differentiated and frictionless guest experience. Our teams work with the agility our mission requires, and we rapidly develop and deploy new approaches and processes that improve existing, and enable new capabilities. We are looking for exceptional people who are proactive, creative, independent, innovative, practical and comfortable with 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, and can build and execute effective plans to address? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.

Last Mile Transportation at Target is responsible for moving E-Commerce shipments from our unique Omnichannel fulfillment network to our Guests' homes. More than 80% of that volume originates in over 1400 of our Stores making Target the largest volume true Omnichannel shipper out there. Servicing the transportation out of that huge distributed network and high volumes means a simultaneous microscopic attention to day to day detail as well as the ability to step back think strategically in order to drive change within Target and with our carriers to fully leverage our Stores as Hubs strategy and provide maximum Best in Class Guest Experience.

As a Lead Project Manager SC, you will be responsible for driving operational excellence within the ship from store execution team. You will need to build and maintain relationships with store partners, carrier partners, and other various HQ teams. Strong problem solving skills, ability to use data to make decisions, and being a collaborative team player are must have skills. It is also important that you be comfortable with rapid change and working ambiguously as digital demand continues to grow and the need for developing creative solutions with out of the box thinking is imperative to continue to meet guest's expectations.

Core responsibilities are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of leadership experience
  • Experience driving results of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) through 3rd Party Logistics partners
  • Business relationship building / engagement within the transportation industry
  • Creative approach to problem solving
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Transportation management experience preferred


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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