Lead Project Manager - Fulfillment Optimization

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jun 08, 2022
Jul 07, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
About Us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 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 Global Supply Chain and Logistics is evolving at a rapid pace. We are constantly reimagining how to get the right product to the guest better, faster and more cost effectively than before. We are operating smarter, better utilizing our resources and leveraging data driven decisions to deliver the convenience and service levels our guest demands. We are driven to win in this competitive, rapidly changing business by providing a differentiated and frictionless guest experience. Our teams work with the agility our mission requires, and we rapidly develop and deploy new approaches and processes that improve existing, and enable new capabilities. We are looking for exceptional people who are proactive, creative, independent, innovative, practical and comfortable with 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, and can build and execute effective plans to address? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.

A role in Network Planning and Global Intelligence means creating industry leading intelligence solutions to drive best in class omnichannel guest experiences at the lowest cost to Target. You might focus on enabling the future transportation operating model, optimizing inventory management, driving topology planning or leveraging deep business insights and analytics to propel Target's Supply Chain. As a network steward, we create forecasts, design inventory optimization strategies and leverage technology to ensure our inventory is available at the right time, in the right places and quantity to meet the needs of our guest, stores and operational goals. Super-powered first and foremost by our people, and supported by robust process and technology, we are a team of data-focused, curious minds who love to solve hard problems to enable a dynamic, fast paced Supply Chain Network.

As a Lead Project Manager of Fulfillment Optimization, you will lead and implement digital placement and positioning strategies to meet the guest's demand across all of Target's fulfillment options. This role reports to the Senior Director of Fulfillment Optimization and will lead the team in support of placement activation at new nodes (Flow Centers, Sort Center Markets, Non-Con) and long term planning for local, regional, and national fulfillment strategies.

Responsibilities include:
  • Manage Placement & Positioning Long Term Planning (1 Year+) process and Quarterly Business Reviews. Develop connections with FO Analytics and Network Planning on roadmap for long term initiatives to improve availability and reduce ship cost as new fulfillment nodes (Mixing Centers, M1FC, 12-Pack Stores) are deployed.
  • Partner with Network Planning, S&OP, Inventory Management and Store Operations to develop new fulfillment capabilities that will delivery improved ship cost and scale to future throughput needs.
  • Develop Placement Plans for New Nodes in the Fulfillment Network that optimize assortment for market guest demand. Partner with GSCL teams as input to activation plans through go-live, and work across FO and analytics team to execute strategy.
  • Understand and translate key business objectives and strategy of product enhancements, and help communicate to the team in partnership with the Product Manager

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

About You:
  • 4 Year Degree with 5+ years' work experience in Supply Chain, Inventory Management or Demand Planning
  • Proven ability to lead peers, manage large scale project and build partnerships across the organization
  • Ability to adapt in fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of Replenishment, Demand Planning practices
  • Data driven with excellent analytical, critical thinking, & problem solving skills
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Access; SQL/HQL querying
  • Role is intended to be based at Headquarter Location (Minneapolis, MN)

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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