Fulfillment Operations Lead Business Partner - Forecast & Workforce Management (Full-Time Remote or

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jun 15, 2022
Jun 26, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
About Us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 400,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

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 within Fulfillment Operations means a big opportunity to apply your operations, supply chain and fulfillment experience to continuously evolve Same Day and Next Day fulfillment processes like Ship from Store, Order Pickup & Fresh Grocery Pickup in order to meet rapidly changing guest and operational needs.

The Fulfillment Operations Lead Business Partner - Forecast & Workforce Management will support forecast accuracy & workforce management analysis within the stores fulfillment network. The role will require critical examination across multiple data sources, cross-functional partnership to garner meaningful insight, and the creation of impact analysis.

The role will work with finance, labor standards, and store partners to ensure operations adequately support forecasted volumes and align with financial goals. The role will proactively understand unique and seasonal in-store events, predict volume shifts within fulfillment channels and validate forecasts & staffing models. Similarly, the role will create proactive and simple communication that aligns store volumes to timely and accurate schedules.

The role will track actions taken and determine their subsequent outcomes on forecast accuracy and volumes received in stores.

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

About You:
  • Four-year degree or equivalent work experience
  • 6+ years of work experience in Supply Chain, Inventory Management, Demand Planning or similar domain experience
  • Familiarity with SQL/HQL, Python/R, Automated Data Movements, Dashboards, Excel, Statistics and Mathematics.
  • Ability to evaluate quantitative & qualitative models, utilize historical data, critically assess simulation outcomes, examine time series analysis, and probe into projections and causal models.
  • A passion for fine details, identifying correlations, empirical research and data analysis.
  • Ability to communicate and document complex concepts into simple, but accurate terms
  • Innovative thought processes that leads to transformative and repeatable solutions

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 $85,400 to $153,700. 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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