Sr Process Engineer - Last Mile Operations (HQ or Remote Based)

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Sep 03, 2021
Sep 22, 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 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.

The Last Mile Operations & Integration team at Target is responsible for moving E-Commerce shipments from our unique Omnichannel fulfillment network to our Guests' homes. More than 80% of that volume originates in over 1400 of our Stores making Target the largest volume true Omnichannel shipper out there. Servicing the transportation out of that huge distributed network and high volumes means a simultaneous microscopic attention to day to day detail as well as the ability to step back and think strategically in order to drive change within Target and with our carriers to fully leverage our Stores as Hubs strategy and provide maximum Best in Class Guest Experience.

As a Senior Process Engineer, you'll design, develop, and implement processes in support of Target's long-term supply chain strategy. In this role, you will work closely with Last Mile Integration and core business teams (inclusive of Field Operations, Engineering & Activation, Sortation Center field teams, Store Operations, Operations Intelligence, Digital Operations, etc.) to invent, design, and build solutions designed to ensure safety, quality, speed, and efficiency throughout the Last Mile value chain. Process engineers will be expected develop and follow a rigorous and disciplined approach to collecting and analyzing data to effectively determine and prove solutions that will be scaled throughout the value chain.

Core responsibilities of the job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business need.

About You:

  • Four-year degree in industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering, statistics, or supply chain or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years' experience in operations management for manufacturing or distribution facilities
  • Experience in continuous improvement and/or process engineering principles (inclusive of Lean/Six Sigma methodologies) to create solutions for large scale operations with many interdependencies
  • Experience in deep problem scoping/assessment through value stream mapping, project management, process development, and process engineering
  • Demonstrated experience in problem solving through data and analytics and applying solutions across broad-scale operations

  • Proven experience achieving results through project management
  • Strong ability to think critically and creatively from problem scoping to solution development
  • Ability to travel up to 60%
  • Advanced degree in engineering preferred
  • Inventory control/quality assurance experience preferred

  • Six sigma certification (black belt) preferred
  • Experience working in an Agile framework preferred

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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