Sr Logistics Business Partner (Full Time Remote OR Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nov 09, 2021
Dec 12, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Targets Food Supply Chain 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.

As a Sr. Logistics Business Partner in the Food & Beverage team, you will be responsible for managing the Conversion analysis and communication with internal partners like Inventory Analysts, Merchants, Carrier Managers, Sourcing, etc. and with external vendor partners. You will own the decision of which vendor should be on-boarded in Target's We-Pay network. Responsibilities include leading a cross functional discussion with Merchant leaders across different divisions, providing data analysis to support the decision making and onboarding vendors into Target's network in partnership with internal teams. This position is responsible for owning and publishing weekly metrics and reports to partner teams and leadership. This role will analyze data, identify trends, problem solve and recommend strategies to identify right vendors to onboard in Targets network.

As a Sr. Logistics Business Partner, you will:
  • Write SQL queries to pull data, analyze it and build metrics in presentable format
  • Create reports using power query and publish metrics to senior leadership
  • Support adhoc metrics and data analysis requests from leadership to solve problems and perform root cause analysis
  • Partner with Operations Intelligence teams to automate metrics in Greenfield
  • Build strategy for Vendor Conversions and identify the right mode of transportation for each vendor in the Food and Beverage temperature controlled network
  • Perform analysis to gauge size of prize for the Conversions program
  • Data Analytics and Project Management
  • Partner with Merchants and IA's to onboard vendors into Target's network
  • Field questions from Vendor partners and educate new vendors on Target processes
  • Analyze data to root-cause complex supply chain problems; develop and implement solutions to support internal and external partners
  • Pull data and support carrier managers with data needs
  • Support carrier management operations as necessary during peak times

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

Key requirements:
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong project management skills
  • Operational management experience
  • Strong abilities in data analytics and expertise in managing large data-sets in excel
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Data-driven approach to problem solving
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
  • Can make decisions with little to no guidance from manager or other leaders
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience in Supply Chain Planning or transportation

This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $62,500 to $112,500. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond.

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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