General Merchandise Team Leader

Expiring today

Employer
Target
Location
West Saint Paul, Minnesota
Posted
Jul 15, 2022
Closes
Aug 18, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
ALL ABOUT TARGET

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.

ALL ABOUT GENERAL MERCHANDISE

Experts of operations, process and efficiency who enable a consistent experience for our guests by ensuring product is set, in-stock, accurately priced and signed on the sales floor. The General Merchandise and Food Sales team leads inbound, outbound, replenishment, inventory accuracy, presentation, pricing and promotional signing processes for all General Merchandise (GM) areas of the store. This team leads Food & Beverage and Food Service, providing a fresh and food safe experience. Experts enable efficient delivery to our guests by owning pick, pack and ship fulfillment work.

At Target, we believe in our team members having meaningful experiences that help them build and develop skills for a career. The role of a General Merchandise Team Leader can provide you with the:
  • Knowledge of guest service fundamentals and experience building a guest first culture on your team
  • Knowledge of retail business fundamentals including: department sales trends, inventory management, guest shopping patterns, pricing and promotions strategies
  • Skills in planning department(s) daily/weekly workload to support business priorities and deliver sales goals
  • Skills in process improvements and workload efficiency
  • Experience leading a team of hourly team members; including skills in interviewing, developing, coaching, evaluating and retaining talent


As a General Merchandise Team Leader, no two days are ever the same, but a typical day will most likely include the following responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate a service culture that prioritizes the guest service experience. Model, train and coach expectations to deliver the service standard
  • Understand sales goals, plan and execute daily/weekly workload to deliver on department and store sales goals and guest engagement, including: merchandising, pricing, transitions, revisions, sales plans, sampling, promotions and price change
  • Enable a consistent experience for our guests by ensuring product is zoned, in stock, available, accurately priced and signed on the sales floor
  • Enable efficient delivery to our guests by leading pick, pack and ship fulfillment work (if applicable)
  • Assess GM backroom, sales floor areas and fulfillment reporting to identify gaps and develop a plan to resolve
  • Be an expert of operations, accuracy, process and efficiency
  • Oversee execution of processes in inbound, outbound, replenishment, inventory accuracy, presentation, pricing and promotional signing processes for select GM areas of the store
  • Responsible for working with Closing teams to identify key priorities and ensure the store is guest ready
  • Create a scheduling plan in partnership with your ETL based off of monthly and weekly business workload and guest traffic
  • Expect and enable team members to stay up-to-date on relevant trends and products
  • Evaluate and recommend candidates for open positions and develop a guest-centric team Lead team onboarding and learning and close knowledge gaps through training and experiences
  • Establish clear goals and expectations and hold team members accountable to expectations
  • Lead and coach the team to ensure accuracy and efficiency in all GM processes
  • Work a schedule that aligns to guest and business needs (this includes early morning, evening, overnight shifts and weekends)
  • Lead a team that provide a guest-ready and in-stock salesfloor in order to meet the needs of the guest.
  • Assess Fulfillment business and make decisions to help teams fulfill all guest orders accurately and efficiently
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias
  • Demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety and compliance; lead and hold the team accountable to work in the same way
  • If applicable, as a key carrier, follow all safe and secure training and processes
  • Address store needs (emergency, regulatory visits, etc.)
  • Support guest services such as back-up cashier, order pick up (OPU) and Drive up (DU) and maintain a compliance culture where executing those duties, such as compliance with federal, state, and local adult beverage laws
  • All other duties based on business needs


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We might be a great match if:
  • Working in a fun and energetic environment makes you excited.... We work efficiently and as a team to deliver for our guests
  • Providing service to our guests that makes them say I LOVE TARGET! excites you.... That's why we love working at Target
  • Leading teams who are stocking, setting and selling Target products sounds like your thing... That's the core of what we do
  • You aren't looking for Monday thru Friday job where you are at a computer all day... We are busy all day (yes, even on the weekends), making it easy for the guest to feel welcomed, inspired and rewarded


The good news is that we have some amazing training that will help teach you everything you need to know to be a General Merchandise Team Leader. But, there are a few skills you should have from the get-go:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • Previous retail experience preferred, but not required
  • Lead and hold others accountable
  • Learn and adapt to current technology needs
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Manage workload and prioritize tasks independently
  • Welcoming and helpful attitude
  • Effective communication skills


We are an awesome place to work and care about our teams, so we want to make sure we are clear on a few more basics that we expect:
  • Access all areas of the building to respond to guest or team member issues
  • Interpret instructions, reports and information
  • Accurately handle cash register operations
  • Climb up and down ladders
  • Scan, handle and move merchandise efficiently and safely, including frequently lifting or moving merchandise up to 40 pounds
  • Flexible work schedule (e.g., nights, weekends and holidays) and regular attendance necessary


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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