Store Operations Sr. Business Partner - Process Operations Backroom Space

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dec 23, 2020
Jan 18, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Store Operations Sr. Business Partner - Process Operations Backroom Space

About Us:

Right on pace with Target's distinctive retail brand, Target Store Operations is transforming for the better. Here, your work directly supports the store mission to be the guest-favorite through successfully developing and communicating the processes for operations, structure, model, technology and workforce management activities at 1,800 locations nationwide. Store Operations manages and enhances the informational resources for researching and resolving operational issues, while guiding and communicating with the field team and leaders who use them. Are you a customer service enthusiast who can actively listen to many points of view and then visualize how they'll perform when operationalized in a store? Are you happy to partner with leaders as well as field team members who are often the experts on how well a process is working? Can you offer specific and valuable experience within the massive store operations scope? Do you possess the innovative mindset to question the status quo, and the confidence to work under varying degrees of ambiguity and well-informed experimentation? Then you'll have success on one of our dynamic teams.

A role with Process Operations means a big opportunity to understand and improve strategies that fuel behind-the-scenes processes like truck unloading, inventory replenishment, and backroom organization keeping stores in stock to ensure guests find what they are looking for (and more).

As a Senior Business Partner in Operations Planning & Design, you will be responsible for:
  • Working with remodel, new stores, construction and store design teams to determine the best solutions for backroom space during planning and construction cycles
  • Understanding and applying current backroom space criteria rules across our portfolio of stores
  • Independently supporting and leading projects that minimize store backroom space challenges through partnership with stores teams, leaders and key headquarters partners
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with store design, construction, remodel and new stores teams to effectively influence the results of backroom construction projects
  • Maintain close contact with the field team to understand operational opportunities and solicit feedback including active issue resolution to problems.
  • Champion Target's Purpose, Beliefs, and Behaviors across teams and while delivering upon business opportunities
  • Job duties may change at any time due to business needs

About You:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of experience in a retail operations environment or logistics operations
  • Ability to drive organizational change
  • Project and process management/ownership experience
  • Experience operating in an ambiguous and rapidly changing work environment
  • Ability to work independently with limited direction and in high intensity situations
  • Ability to challenge upward and challenge the status quo
  • Ability to resolve problems that are without clear precedent
  • Ability to influence and negotiate effectively
  • Experience building and maintaining cross-functional working relationships
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership and conflict management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Stores backroom space management experience preferred
  • Retail/Supply Chain 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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