Sr Logistics Business Partner - Indirect & Reverse Logistics

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Mar 20, 2021
Closes
Apr 09, 2021
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's Global Supply Chain and Logistics is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how we get the right product to the 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 on Target.com-we deliver the convenience and immediate gratification they demand and deserve. We are on a mission to win decisively over any competitor, with a seamless and superior guest service experience unlike any they can offer. Our teams work with the agility our mission requires, and we constantly come together to implement new processes in record time. So 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 the 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.

A role in Indirect and Reverse Logistics means managing the inbound throughput and placement of the indirect materials that are required to operate Target stores and distribution centers. Indirect includes order execution and movement, warehousing/storage, operations such as facility and 3PL management and inventory management including demand management and forecasting.

As a Sr. Logistics Business Partner, you will help deliver project management and project execution of key strategies for Target within the Indirect network and warehouse operations in service to timely and accurate delivery of fixtures and in-store marketing (ISM) to support new stores, remodels, transitions, and special projects. This includes the support of both Target owned and operated warehouses, as well as 3PL run warehouses. You will own the forecasting and capacity planning for the indirect network. This will include reporting and tool development and refinement. This role has the additional responsibilities of process ownership and continuous improvement to drive seamless execution, developing tools to improve efficiency, monitoring reporting and KPIs to assess business health, problem solving to identify, and measure and resolve defects focusing on root cause. You will own routines with HQ and Field partners and manage key metrics to drive operational performance. You will coordinate work across both internal and external stakeholders based on business priority and available resources and other duties related to the success of the total end-to-end indirect value chain. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience within supply chain, logistics, sourcing/procurement, inventory management and/or operations management in a retail environment are required.
  • Self-motivated and demonstrates initiative; ability to work independently
  • Strong abilities in data analytics and leverages for problem solving
  • Knowledge of general supply chain planning concepts is preferred.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required.


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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