Sr Business Partner Store Ops, Transportation & Distribution

Expiring today

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nov 20, 2021
Dec 08, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
About Us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers. Right on pace with Target's distinctive retail brand, Target Store Operations is continuing to transform the way it operates. Here, your work directly supports the store mission to be the guest favorite through successfully developing and communicating the processes for operations, style and experience, new structures, new operating models and new technology, and utilizing workforce management activities for our 1,800 locations nationwide. Store Operations manages and enhances the informational resources for researching and resolving operational issues, while guiding and communicating with the field team and leaders who use them. Are you a customer service enthusiast who can actively listen to many points of view and then visualize how they'll perform when operationalized in a store? Are you happy to partner with leaders as well as field team members who are often the experts on how well a process is working? Can you creatively envision more efficient processes and how they'll deliver a better experience for guests and team members? Do you possess the innovative mindset to question the status quo, and the confidence to work under varying degrees of ambiguity and well-informed experimentation? Then you'll have success on one of our dynamic teams.

A role with Process Operations means a big opportunity to apply your logistics, supply chain and fulfillment experience to improve the strategies that fuel behind-the-scenes processes like fulfillment, replenishment and inventory accuracy. Use your talents and experience with advanced proficiency on specific subject matters to apply established standards, practices and processes, lead projects within your department, and participate in large projects across the enterprise. Demonstrate self-direction, detailed problem solving, independent judgement and decision making in order to drive results for Store Operations.

As a Senior Business Partner- Transportation and Distribution, you will:
  • Work closely with Transportation teams to optimize trailer schedules for stores
  • Build relationships with HQ and Field business leaders to collaborate on unresolved trailer issues
  • Be the voice of stores by following up with Transportation and Distribution on trailer quality feedback based on mysupport data and trends identified through feedback and data analysis
  • Prepare weekly reporting on trailer performance for Leaders and Operation Directions
  • Be accountable for PUD (Preferred Unload Delivery) schedule process and holiday week trailer schedules for stores
  • Reduce pin locks not changed, trailers not unloaded and store modifications to trailer unload schedules
  • Work closely with HQ partners around DC Realignments and impact to stores
  • Influence peak schedule strategy development across cross functional teams to support stores workload and safe backrooms while balancing inventory flow and carrier capacity.
  • Champion Target's Purpose, Beliefs and Behaviors across teams and while delivering upon business opportunities
  • Job duties may changes at any time due to business needs

About You:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 6+ years of experience in retail operations or process management
  • Experience influencing key business partners
  • Works independently and is accountable for work within job area
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Desired previous stores and supply chain experience

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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