Director Inventory Ops, Solutions (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jan 07, 2022
Jan 20, 2022
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 (GSCL) 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 online-we deliver the convenience and immediate gratification they demand and deserve. 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 out 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.

Headline of Job:

As a Director of Inventory Management Operations (Solutions) use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals for a number of strategic programs throughout Operations at Target. You'll be responsible for leading a directorship of ~24 team members (including three Senior Managers), and engaging with CFT partners across Operations, Merchandising, and Technology.

Job Requirements:
  • You will champion team by building and developing a high performing, diverse, and engaged team. This role has 3 direct reports and a total directorship of 24 team members.
  • You will engage with key partners across Operations (Store and Supply Chain Field & HQ teams) to drive inventory health across our network of stores and distribution centers.
  • You will partner closely with Core Inventory Management leadership and team members to drive continuous improvement, key performance metrics, and special initiatives.
  • You will collaborate closely with leaders across Global Inventory Management in support of events, transitions, special projects, and other initiatives, serving as a primary interface between Core IM leaders and IM Ops.
  • You will lead proactive and reactive problem solving initiatives throughout the supply chain to support inventory health metrics, taking partners across the enterprise as needed to align Merchandising and Supply Chain teams.
  • You will champion process excellence across IM teams, partnering closely with GIM's Training team to identify and address knowledge gaps.
  • You will help lead the advancement and adoption of modern replenishment capabilities across Inventory Management.
  • You will drive the vision, roadmap, and execution of select Inventory Management capabilities.

About you:
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Inventory Management, Merchandising and/or Supply Chain management.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong relationships across various teams and levels of leadership
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively across a wide range of stakeholders
  • Flexibility, resiliency and nimbleness; comfortable working in "grey areas" that are constantly changing
  • Ability to impact, develop, train, and influence others
  • Strong analytical skills including ability to translate data into insights and coach/mentor talent to leverage data to solve problems.
  • Curiosity with a desire to learn and innovate
  • Ability to breakdown complex problems and develop sustainable solutions in collaboration with SMEs
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and prioritize effectively for direct reports.
  • Ability to set a vision for the team and develop clear milestones and metrics to track progress against goals
  • Direct experience with Inventory Management systems or leading inventory management teams preferred.

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 $113,800 to $204,900. 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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