Global Supply Planning Analyst - Materials (Full Time Remote or Hybrid

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Aug 09, 2022
Sep 22, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Global Supply Planning Analyst - Materials

About us:

Target is an iconic, beloved and well recognized brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target Merchandising is evolving at an incredible pace. We are constantly reimagining how this +$100 billion retailer offers the innovative, guest-inspiring items that Target is known and loved for. Our goal is to deliver exceptional value, quality and style to elevate Target as the premier retailer in a competitive global marketplace. Through intelligent and progressive business strategies that make the most of Target's resources and partnerships worldwide, merchandising works across product categories to create a localized shopping experience online and in our +2000 stores. Are you a creative problem solver who loves to see your work translate into real results? Can you collaborate effectively, execute a plan efficiently and positively influence how Target chooses and presents the right product in the right place at the right price? If so, you will have success on one of our dynamic teams.

A role in Global Supply Planning means ensuring that the supply, capacity, production and inventory plans are established in conjunction with demand plans and manufacturing processes to meet business needs at the vendor, factory and/or mill level. The role will ensure that material capacity is available to manufacture the right product, at the right time and in the right location. The role is one of the key links between the manufacturing factories, Global sourcing, Product Development and Design, Merchandise Planning, Inventory Management, Finance and Supply Chain. This new capability is still being defined, which allows for creative thinking and leadership opportunities.

As a Global Supply Planning Analyst (Materials), you will support the Global Supply Planning Material Team, and Material Sourcing & Development teams to build Long Range Plans and Capacity Plans for Business Partners who support Target Owned Brands. You will have an opportunity to make broad scope impact at a multi-pyramid level and work with stakeholders in Minneapolis and overseas. As a new role within Owned Brand Sourcing and Development, you will assist in the creation and evolution of material supply planning data and systems. You will manage the coordination of critical data in the material planning process and newly developed supply planning technology to ensure data sets are complete and maintained. You will also be responsible for identifying critical data to enable our work, analyzing critical sources, and problem solving with Target cross-functional teams to deliver solutions to drive our capability forward. You will lead development of reporting to help team track and refine material supply-related KPI's, critical data compliance, and provide data to help drive the business forward. Through all of this work, you will lead routines to continuously drive improvements of inputs and outputs to the supply planning process in service of increased financial visibility and more proactive problem solving.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job may flex to evolving business needs with agility as this new capability is established.

About you:
  • 4-year degree or equivalent experiences
  • 1+ years merchandising, planning, data analytics, or inventory management experience preferred
  • Strong data analytic and financial skills.
  • Experience translating data from an array of sources into insights/go-forward recommendations.
  • Ability to work with varying groups of people across the company and globally to achieve business results
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to prioritize
  • Detail-oriented multi-tasker
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Intermediate to expert MS Office skills (Excel)
  • High sense of urgency and takes initiative as a self-starter
  • Ability to operate in ambiguity and demonstrates interest for working in a start-up environment

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.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $85,400 to $153,700. 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 benefitsfrom financial and education to well-being and beyond.

**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. (edited)

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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