Associate Product Analyst

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sep 21, 2022
Oct 03, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
L4 Associate Product Analyst

About us:

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

Targets Owned Brand Sourcing & Development - 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.

The Product Operations team within OBS&D is comprised of project managers, sourcing managers, and technical developers. An Associate Product Analyst, is an entry level position. You will be responsible for ensuring that all items in apparal & accessories have complete & accurate bill of materials before an item is released to the vendors for production.

Product Creation
  • Develop and manage process for complete & accurate bill of materials for multiple departments & categories
  • Collaborate with key partners to ensure that each product component is approved & accurately represented in product development system
  • Ensure that Target & external-vendor managed components are identified and represented in the system
  • Confirm and driving for resolution to ensure that all product components are represented in the bill of materials before it is released to the vendors for production
  • Communicate & collaborate with fabric & trim teams as well as vendors on library assets that might be needed for bill of materials
  • Clear understanding of department and category calendars and deliverables, partner with Project Manager(s) when needed

Data & Analysis
  • Review product data to ensure it is complete and accurate
  • Maintain exception reporting for product that does not have complete & accurate bill of materials, trouble shoot exceptions with key partners
  • Develop metrics to report on department & division bill of materials accuracy, communicate metrics to leaders

Minimum Job Requirements
  • 2-4 years in product development
  • Written and verbal communication skills & comfortable communicating with all levels, including Sr. level leaders
  • Attention to detail, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Potential for working in a fast-paced, often changing, highly collaborative environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Committed to continuous learning, diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Ability to work in collaborative team environment and manage relationships with team and key business partners

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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