Director Indirect Inventory Management

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Apr 20, 2021
Closes
May 16, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
About us:

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

Target Global Supply Chain and Logistics 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 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 the stores as well as managing the reverse logistics of retail and indirect goods including guest returns.

As Director - Indirect Inventory Management for the Indirect and Reverse Logistics team (IRL), you will be responsible for leading a team to develop and execute the optimal inventory management strategies for all indirect inventory. This inventory portfolio includes planned fixtures, fixture accessories, equipment, construction materials, in-store marketing materials, and stores operating supplies used across all store remodels, new store projects, transitions, seasonal events, special projects, and weekly replenishment orders. You will manage inventory ordering and positioning strategies, inbound and outbound order management processes, manage on-hand inventory, including inventory usage patterns and unproductive inventory removals, and work across the network to support all In Store Delivery (ISD) dates. You will work with Procurement, Marketing, and Store Design partners to translate indirect inventory requirements into operational targets (e.g., warehouse operations, delivery requirements). You'll partner with GSCL teams to understand the network, warehouse, and 3PL capabilities, and translate capabilities into sustainable processes. You will work with Construction and Store Ops to effectively and efficiently deliver the right inventory at the right time to support Target's physical growth plan. You will collaborate with product owners and Target in India teams to design and implement systems and operational processes for managing indirect inventory across Target's network. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • Proven direct leadership experience with diverse teams
  • Strong strategic, financial, and analytical skills; can easily translate data from an array of sources into insights and recommendations
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills to partner with stakeholders; is able to quickly build consensus, influence and negotiate at senior levels
  • Demonstrated experience managing complex projects or programs and comfortability with project management tools
  • Ability to think in terms of the future state, challenging the status quo, and identifying paths from current to future statue
  • Experience developing or launching new business capabilities

    Job Requirements:
  • 4-year college degree in engineering or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of engineered design experience within inventory management, supply chain or manufacturing
  • Leadership experience


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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