Sr. Buyer - Food + Beverage Owned Brands

7 days left

Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 25, 2021
Jun 23, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target Merchandising is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how this $90 billion retailer offers the innovative, guest-inspiring products that Target is known and loved for. Our goal is to deliver exceptional value, quality and style to elevate Target as the premier retailer in a competitive global marketplace. Through intelligent and progressive business strategies that make the most of Target's resources and partnerships worldwide, Merchandising works across product categories to create a localized shopping experience online and in our 1800 stores. Are you a creative problem solver who loves to see your work translate into real results? Can you collaborate effectively, execute a plan efficiently and positively influence how Target chooses and presents the right product in the right place at the right price? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.

A role in Owned Brand Buying offers the opportunity to define a growth strategy for our exceptional food Owned Brands, including Good & Gather and Favorite Day. Through cross-functional collaboration and data and insight-mining, you will be the expert on the guest, the market and the competition. You'll work with a cross functional team of food experts to define an innovative product portfolio and project roadmap that delivers value to our guests and top and bottom line results for our business. Here, you'll own a broad product portfolio so that your work is varied and challenging.

An Owned Brand Senior Buyer drives omni-channel growth by building profitable, differentiated assortments and a business plan that informs tactics across product development, sourcing/negotiations, pricing/promotions and merchandising. In this role, you'll provide performance insights to the category Business Units to meet the strategic and financial objectives for the category. You'll lead the Owned Brand cross functional team by representing the needs of guests and the business in day-to-day decision making and in prioritization decisions across product development, sourcing and marketing. You'll also provide key packaging inputs to initiate the creative process based on a thorough competitive assessment and desired messaging hierarchy and navigational needs. Your flexibility in reacting to project hurdles and your ability to translate financial metrics and data into actionable strategies will be critical.

About you:
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of Merchandising or Brand Management/P&L experience
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills to grow a business
  • Strong collaboration skills to partner with cross-functional team
  • Flexible, resilient and comfortable working in "grey areas" that are constantly changing

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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