Lead Operations Specialist, Supply Chain

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 24, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
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 Supply Chain Operations means the opportunity to contribute to an emerging new team that's adding smart and capable people all the time. You will apply data science, analytics and your impressive technical and logistical aptitudes to make sure that our products are processed efficiently. Your passion meets your vision when it comes to working the data, solving problem statements, gap analysis and asking the all-important question of "What if ... ?"

About the Job:

As a Lead Operations Specialist you will support and execute critical operational processes and functions. You'll be responsible for supporting the Field Operations team though various technical routines with a deep understanding of replenishment systems and processes. Inclusive within your process execution, you will be accountable for managing quality controls and maintaining reporting.
  • Role is knowledgeable and accountable daily process execution
  • Deep understanding of relevant physical and virtual process flows within replenishment and fulfillment networks
  • Ability to manage and collaborate with field partners to ensure expectations are clearly understood and met
  • Manage end-to-end reporting and hold partners accountable for process deviations
  • Accountable to delivering tasks to support special projects for Field Operations
  • Assist in onboarding and training new team members

About You:
  • Basic SQL Experience
  • 2-5 years supply chain or supply chain support area experience
  • Proven understanding of Target warehouse management systems
  • Experience with maintaining and managing reporting
  • Ability to execute tasks at hand and manage workload appropriately
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to support a rotating weekend work schedule

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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