Sr Indirect Planner - Supplies (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Aug 05, 2022
Sep 22, 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.

Right on pace with Target's distinctive and beloved retail brand, Procurement works across the business to maximize every resource, asset, and relationship. We use good data, in-depth analysis and cross-functional insights to identify and communicate best practices, elevating our sourcing and procurement activities to achieve their very highest potential.

As a Sr Indirect Planner, you will develop item level, store building level, and aggregate demand forecasts, and manage scope across multiple categories and project scopes. This role will lead project-level cross-functional teams to ensure indirect supply demands are identified and planned in a timely, cost effective and high-quality manner. You will also identify performance trends, opportunities for continuous improvement, develop plans to improve systemic performance in order to better accuracy of forecasts and demand inputs. This role works closely with suppliers on sharing forecasted demand and confidence levels in forecasted demand to allow for accurate capacity and inventory planning. Additional responsibilities include managing existing/new item accuracy and governance for items within category, determine financial impact of forecasted units and demand allocations for projects over time. This role will perform financial analysis / root cause analysis on outlier spend. It will be crucial to forecast and minimize inventory write- offs. While, also negotiating cost-effective solutions that consider total cost of ownership. As a Sr Indirect Planner, it is key to be able to effectively present, communicate, and manage expectations regarding project business strategies, statuses, risk mitigation and key decisions.

This position may be considered for a Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's
needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blendof virtual and onsite at a Target location.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado,
Connecticut or Nevada residents is $65,600.00 to $118,100.00. 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.

About you:
  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience
  • 2-6 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong analytical skills with strong business acumen
  • Executes, persuades, and influences others across project level Cross Functional Teams

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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