Sr Project/Data Analyst Food and Bev Supply Chain

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dec 21, 2021
Jan 30, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target's 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. 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 on the Network Strategy Team within Food Supply Chain means being relentlessly focused on how we can optimize our temperature-controlled network to become more cost effective and improve the guest experience. Our teams work with the agility our mission requires, and we constantly come together to implement new processes in record time. We're looking for exceptional people who are proactive, creative, independent, innovative, risk-savvy and comfortable working in varying degrees of ambiguity. You will work cross-functionally with experts from across F&B, GSCL, Technology and Stores to support co- creation of solutions to reduce labor cost, improve speed and quality for replenishment activities, and help define our future network design. You will help scope a broad set of reporting and data analyitic initiatives and ideas to help identify the specific problem, potential impact, and the resources needed to solve.

As a Senior Project Analyst in Food Supply Chain, you will be responsible for supporting the strategic direction for the operating solutions required to optimize and scale highly efficient Supply Chain operations. The role will support all business areas of Target with critical data analysis that helps team members make profitable decisions. Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. Interface with the Target business representatives and leaders to validate business requirements/requests for reporting solutions. Determine best methods in order to gather data and present information. Build reporting solutions to meet business needs. Communicate with project/team manager to share knowledge and findings. Document design and requirements for reporting solutions. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business need.

  • Support the integration of reporting technology for our new distribution nodes
  • Develop and deploy data science analytic tools to empower F&B field teams to optimize operations

About You:
  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years relevant experience in business analysis, business intelligence or BI report development
  • Strong SQL skills must
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to explain complex analysis to clients regardless of the clients technical expertise
  • DOMO, Greenfield and BigRed experience (for Internal candidates)

Preferred skillsets/experience:
  • Experience with technology and ability to facilitate communication between business and technology teams
  • Ability to think in terms of future state support, growth, and identifying paths from current to future capabilities
  • Ability to work and scope level of effort in an agile environment and successfully manage project prioritization, project backlogs, and project change management

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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