Description: Sr Sourcing Manager Western Hemisphere - HomeAbout us:
As a Fortune 500 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.
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 1800 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 Sourcing
means having a hand in developing products that have a positive impact on people and the planet. We integrate our sourcing capabilities with our propensity for quality and social responsibility to positively impact the cost and quality of our products. We care about the lives of the people who make the products Target guests love, and we're mindful of the impact our manufacturing practices have on the environment. Your industry knowledge and connectivity to our suppliers' activities will help ensure compliance with responsible practices, achieve our sustainability goals as outlined in Target Forward and you'll have key influence over which supplier partners Target chooses to work with.
As a Senior Sourcing Manager
, you will work collaboratively with a cross-functional team to deliver outstanding owned brand/private label products to our guests by leveraging proximity, innovation and strategic vendor partnerships in our Americas source base. As you work in this newly-formed team, you will demonstrate your entrepreneurial spirit, flexibility, growth mindset, and innovation skills to advance our world-class sourcing and business partner strategies. You will play a role in the assessment and elevation of vendor and production capabilities, executing strategies that bolster the nearshore supply ecosystem. You will drive sourcing strategies that align to business goals and the critical needs of the relevant category, as well as utilize advanced negotiating skills to help Target achieve our value and financial plans. You will develop and manage a supplier matrix and production strategies that elevate performance, boost profit, drive speed to market and deliver on sustainability commitments, through an optimized and rationalized nearshore supplier base.
Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.About you:
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- Four-year degree or equivalent experience
- 6+ years of relevant Home and/or Private Label sourcing & manufacturing experience
- Demonstrated leadership skills including strategic thought and conceptual thinking
- Ability to work effectively with varying internal & external partners globally to achieve business results
- Strong negotiation and vendor management skills
- Strong analytical and financial skills to inform and influence decision-making
- Ability to prioritize among competing deliverables and collaborate with and influence a broad group of partners and stakeholders
- Energy and experience working in ambiguous, ever-changing environments
- Respects, appreciates and values diverse voices and approaches
- Committed to creating equitable experiences and fostering an inclusive team
- Open to travel
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.