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Associate Buyer - Small Formats - Food & Beverage

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Start date
Jul 15, 2022
Closing date
Sep 22, 2022

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

Classification: Exempt
Date: July 2022

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.

The mission of the Small Format and Localization team in Merchandising is to drive growth for Target by creating and scaling locally relevant merchandising solutions. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for developing and implementing the enterprise localization strategy. The team is responsible for everything from ensuring stores have apparel that is climate appropriate, to leading Multicultural Assortment strategy across the Enterprise, to curating locally relevant Small Format store merchandising.

As an Associate Buyer on the Small Formats Team for Food & Beverage, you'll analyze store-level sales and profitability to inform the Small Format Sr. Buyers and Buyers of needed assortment updates and future assortment plans. You'll also lead the execution of assortment strategies by store cluster and floor pad size, as well as continuously share small format store learnings and field feedback to help improve format understanding, execution and results.

Additionally, you'll collaborate with multiple cross-functional partners, including Store Operations, Space & Presentation, Inventory Management Operations and Category Management teams with the goal of delivering outstanding sales and profit performance and developing sustainable processes for long-term scalability of small format stores.

About you:
  • A four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong financial, strategic and planning skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong analytical, decision-making, and organization skills
  • A performance-driven individual who demonstrates strong initiative and has superior leadership skills
  • Flexibility and resiliency; comfortable working in "grey areas" that are constantly changing
  • Comfortable taking risks, working through change
  • 1+ years merchandising experience preferred

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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