Associate Fabric Sourcing Manager

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Feb 25, 2021
Closes
Mar 12, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
JOIN US AS AN ASSOCIATE FABRIC SOURCING MANAGER

About this Opportunity

Help Target deliver high-quality, trend-right merchandise to our stores and Target.com at a great value. Support the overall strategic raw material platforming and leveraging function, enabling speed and flexibility for Owned Brand Apparel. You will work with a wide range of merchants, development, sourcing and planning teams, as well as overseas offices and fabric suppliers to turn ideas into great merchandise.

Key Responsibilities

Forecasting & Negotiations
  • Manage materials forecast reporting throughout negotiation cycle.
  • Provide suppliers with forecasts to begin negotiations and issue program award communication.
  • Analyze fabric cost components and the global raw material market to support negotiations.

Fabric Planning & Production Management
  • Conduct seasonal analysis in order to recommend fabric platforms.
  • Build international relationships with fabric suppliers
  • Partner with garment sourcing managers to strategically develop in country resources and optimize the supply chain
  • Document and provide quarterly financial raw material commitment to finance


Matrix Management
  • Elevate supplier matrix by evaluating capabilities, lead times, and flexibility
  • Support Fabric Sourcing Manager in creating strategic annual and long range plans


Requirements
  • 4 year degree or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Pro-active and self-motivated
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong planning and organization skills
  • Global mindset


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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