Packaging Sourcing Manager (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jul 15, 2022
Aug 03, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
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.

At the heart of one of the world's best loved and most recognizable brands is an industry leading Owned Brand organization. We thrive on the magic of discovering that just-right thing, and we infuse everything we do with our passion for affordable chic. We concept, develop, make and source the stylish new favorites that Target guests expect and deserve. Join one of our dynamic and inventive teams to influence the style, quality and value that decisively position Target above the competition. Your input will have a direct and positive effect, whether on home, food & beverage, or apparel & accessories. Here, you'll be close to the action of dreaming up and bringing to life the Target-owned brands that surprise and gratify guests, wherever and whenever they love to shop.

A role with Target Packaging and Sourcing is an opportunity to lead packaging for Target's beloved owned brands, exclusive partnerships and select transit packaging. We integrate our sourcing capabilities with our propensity for quality and social responsibility to positively impact the cost and quality of our packaging. We care about the lives of the people who make the products and packaging Target guests love, and we are mindful of the impact our manufacturing practices have on the environment. The Sourcing team starts at the very earliest stages of package development to ensure raw material availability, perform cost modeling, and determine global packaging supplier business. You will collaborate with packaging, product sourcing, packaging suppliers, and product vendors in Minneapolis and around the globe. Best of all, your commitment to diversity and inclusion will come to life every day as you work with multicultural teams to create the best, most sustainable packaging for all our guests.

As a Sourcing Manager in Packaging Sourcing, you will analyze negotiation opportunities, manage execution and timelines while sourcing sustainably and responsibly.
  • Utilize data and reporting to forecast demand and analyze opportunities by region, category, format, and raw material.
  • Manage project timelines and execution with key partners (sourcing, overseas, packaging development, suppliers, and merchants) to ensure alignment and on time delivery.
  • Execute negotiation strategies in partnership with our global teams.
  • Manage global supplier matrix performance in partnership with product and global sourcing teams.
  • Activate and manage chain of custody strategies and verify supply chain requirements to deliver corporate sustainability goals.
  • Communicate and collaborate with packaging development, product sourcing, and supply chain teams to understand needs and deliver business results.
  • Best of all, your commitment to diversity and inclusion will come to life every day as you work with multicultural teams to create the best, most sustainable packaging for all our guests.

About you:
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of work experience, preferably in data analysis and vendor or project management.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data to influence critical business decisions and priorities
  • KPI measurement, dashboard, and reporting experience
  • Ability to manage cross functional team timing and execution
  • Manage multiple projects and work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Preferred understanding of packaging supply chain, packaging development or production processes
  • Proficient in MS Office applications including Excel/ financial analysis and PowerPoint

This position may be eligible to be virtual based (also known as full-time remote) or could be 'Flex for your Day', a hybrid model where the team member has some flexibility to choose how and where they work to maximize their productivity and well-being, based on Target's needs. Most of Target's HQ team members work 'Flex for Your Day' with a blend of virtual work and onsite at a Target HQ location. Team members work with their leader to determine how the role, team, partners and business determines the flexibility. For team members who work virtual based, they enter into a work arrangement that means the team member works full-time from home or a non-Target location, and do not have a workstation at their assigned HQ location, but may travel to a HQ site up to 4 times a year.

**A virtual based work arrangement is strictly prohibited for candidates residing in the following 16 states: AL, AR, DE, FL, IN, IA, LA, MD, MS, MO, NC, OK, PA, SC, TN, VA. If you are hired and are working remotely from one of the states listed above you may be subject to corrective action up to and including termination.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $65,600 to $118,100. 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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