Director, Inventory Management - Apparel & Accessories

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Oct 07, 2020
Oct 25, 2020
Employment Status
Full Time

About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target Global Supply Chain and Logistics (GSCL) 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 online-we deliver the convenience and immediate gratification they demand and deserve. We're looking for exceptional people who are proactive, creative, independent, innovative, risk-savvy and comfortable working in varying degrees of ambiguity. Are you a critical thinker who seeks out root cause and can analyze both qualitatively and quantitatively? Are you a creative problem-solver who simplifies problems, quickly identifies solutions, commits to a plan and then positively influences others to execute it? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.

About the Job:

As a Director Inventory Management, business responsibilities include driving multi-channel inventory management by translating pyramid financials into operational targets, developing and executing replenishment inventory positioning recommendations and managing decisions on the flow and positioning for initial sets and events. Team leadership responsibilities include building a high performing culture that values data, system utilization, accountability and innovation, helping teams navigate development and career experiences, championing diversity and inclusion for the team and by balancing the needs of Inventory Management with the broader enterprise through working cross functionally and making trade-offs in service to the guest and the brand.

About you:

Minimum requirements and key competencies:
  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in Inventory Management, Supply Chain, Logistics and/or Merchandising
  • Respects, appreciates and is curious about differences related to working with others; committed to developing an inclusive team
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong relationships across team, leader, and internal partners
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strategic orientation and comfort with ambiguity
  • Flexibility, resiliency and nimbleness; comfortable working in "grey areas" that are constantly changing
  • Ability to impact, develop, train, and influence others
  • Curiosity with a desire to learn and innovate
  • Ability to solve problems and manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Numerous management experiences across Supply Chain and/or Merchandising functions

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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